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

The contents of this document were adapted from: Chapter 13: Managing procurement. Management Sciences for Health (MSH) in collaboration with the World Health Organization, Action Programme on Essential Drugs.* Managing drug supply, second edition. Edited by J.D. Quick, J. Rankin, R. Laing, R. O’Connor, H.V. Hogerzeil, M.N.G. Dukes and A. Garnett. Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press; 1997.

* Since July 1998 incorporated in the Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy (EDM).

The first draft text was prepared by J. Rankin1 in collaboration with J.D. Quick and S. Muziki.2 After internal and external review the final text was edited by K. Woldeyesus,2 D.A. Fresle,2 G. Grayston2 and H.V. Hogerzeil.2

1 Management Sciences for Health, Washington, DC.
2 Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy, World Health Organization, Geneva.