WHO medicines price information services1
1 Annual Report 2001 – Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy: Extending the Evidence Base (WHO/EDM/2002.1).
WHO works with several partners to make price information easily accessible to governments, nongovernmental organizations, donor agencies and any institution involved in medicines procurement. WHO medicines price information services are accessible at: <http://www.who.int/medicines/organization/par/ipc/drugpriceinfo.shtml>.
Particular resources include: International Drug Price Indicator Guide: Details 252 active ingredients in 448 dosage forms. Indicative prices of generic products on the international market and selected tender prices. Produced by Management Sciences for Health and WHO.
Sources and Prices of Selected Drugs and Diagnostics for People Living With HIV/AIDS: Details 73 active ingredients in 110 dosage forms. Issued by UNICEF, UNAIDS, Médecins Sans Frontières and WHO. Covers antiretroviral (ARV) medicines, HIV/AIDS test kits for diagnosis and ongoing monitoring, and medicines for treating opportunistic infections, for pain relief, for use in palliative care, for the treatment of HIV/AIDS-related cancers, and for managing drug dependence.
Pharmaceutical Starting Materials/Essential Drugs Report: Details over 262 active ingredients. Issued by WHO and the International Trade Centre, a joint WTO-UNCTAD publication.
AFRO Essential Drugs Price Indicator: Nearly 300 essential medicines and dosage forms listed - details provided by 24 Member States and 2 international low-cost essential drugs suppliers. Published by the Regional Office for Africa and the WHO Collaborating Centre for the Quality Assurance of Medicines, University of Potchefstroom, South Africa.
Average Prices of a One Year Treatment with Antiretrovirals in Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean: Survey by Pan American Health Organization of ARV therapy in Latin American countries.
Antiretrovirals in Latin America and the Caribbean: Details prices and uses of ARV treatments, and access policies for these medicines. Also covers prices by country and by groups of countries.