WHO to launch first essential medicines list for children

Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Apr;85(4):249-50. doi: 10.2471/blt.07.010407.

Abstract

WHO’s list of essential medicines turns 30 this year and will finally have an offspring: a parallel list of essential medicines for children that specifies proper dosages and formulations for their smaller, constantly-changing bodies.

Publication types

  • News

MeSH terms

  • Anti-HIV Agents / therapeutic use
  • Antimalarials / therapeutic use
  • Child
  • Drugs, Essential*
  • Global Health
  • HIV Infections / drug therapy
  • Humans
  • Malaria / drug therapy
  • Public Health Administration
  • United Nations
  • World Health Organization / organization & administration*

Substances

  • Anti-HIV Agents
  • Antimalarials
  • Drugs, Essential