Essential Medicines and Health Technologies


The Essential Medicines and Health Technologies Programme helps to save lives and improve health by closing the huge gap between the potential that essential medicines have to offer and the reality that for millions of people- particularly the poor and disadvantaged- essential medicines are unavailable, unaffordable, unsafe or improperly used.


Policies and strategies

Regional targets

Featured publications:

Regional strategy on promoting the Role of Traditional Medicine in Health SystemsEssential Medicines Price Indicator, 2007Training manual on management of Drugs at Health Centre levels