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close this bookOperational principles for good pharmaceutical procurement (UNICEF - UNFPA - WB - WHO/EDM, 1999, 32 p.)
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Acronyms and abbreviations

BCT

Blood Safety and Clinical Technology

CDS

Communicable Diseases

CHS

Health Systems and Community Health

DAP

Action Programme on Essential Drugs

ECHO

Equipment for Charity Hospitals Overseas

EDL

Essential drugs list

EDM

Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy

EURO

Regional Office for Europe

FIP

Fédération Internationale Pharmaceutique

ICRC

International Committee of the Red Cross

IDA

International Dispensary Association

INN

International Nonproprietary Name

IPC

Interagency Pharmaceutical Coordination Group

MIS

Management Information System

MSF

Médecins Sans Frontières

MSH

Management Sciences for Health

SEARO

Regional Office for South-East Asia

SUP

Supply Services

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund

UNIDO

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

VAB

Vaccines and Biologicals

WHO

World Health Organization

WPRO

Regional Office for the Western Pacific