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12. International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) programme
The Committee was informed of the workplan and progress of the programme on International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) and the challenges facing it in the future. The Committee was also informed that priority was being given to upgrading the database architecture and functionality.
The Committee noted that a small panel of experts had recently been established to advise on matters relating to compounds in the area of biologicals.
The Committee commended the close collaboration with the WHO Expert Committee on Biological Standardization. The Committee commended the INN programme for its good work.