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close this bookOperational principles for good pharmaceutical procurement (UNICEF - UNFPA - WB - WHO/EDM, 1999, 32 p.)
close this folder2. Strategic objectives for good pharmaceutical procurement
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View the document1. Procure the most cost-effective drugs in the right quantities
View the document2. Select reliable suppliers of high-quality products
View the document3. Ensure timely delivery
View the document4. Achieve the lowest possible total cost

2. Select reliable suppliers of high-quality products

The second objective is that reliable suppliers of high-quality products must be (pre-)selected, and that active quality assurance programmes involving both surveillance and testing must be implemented.