How to Develop a National Formulary Based on the WHO Model Formulary - A Practical Guide
(2004; 45 pages) View the PDF document
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Open this folder and view contents1 INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contents2 OVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL FORMULARY PROCESS
Open this folder and view contents3 DEVELOPING THE PRELIMINARY INFORMATION SECTION
Close this folder4 DEVELOPMENT OF THERAPEUTIC INFORMATION AND MONOGRAPHS USING THE WHO MODEL FORMULARY
View the documentAdapting the therapeutic classification system of the WHO model formulary
View the documentOptions for adapting information from the WHO model formulary in the national formulary
Close this folderAddition of locally important, specific information to the WHO model formulary text
View the documentIntroductory text of therapeutic sections
View the documentMonographs
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View the documentWriting new material for the national formulary
View the documentLanguage, style and presentation
View the documentTechnical copy-editing
Open this folder and view contents5 ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION
Open this folder and view contents6 DEVELOPING SPECIFIC INFORMATION SECTIONS
Open this folder and view contents7 PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION AND IMPLEMENTATION
Open this folder and view contents8 EVALUATION
Open this folder and view contents9 REVIEW AND UPDATE
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Monographs

If there is any need to alter the basic information about individual drugs (e.g. dosage schedule) (see box 4.1) this should be done using the same uniform text style to show that this is a national recommendation or national information. In this case, the original WMF text should be deleted in order to avoid any confusion. The locally specific, supplementary information for individual drugs can be inserted at the end of each monograph (see box 4.1.) or can be summarized in tables as described below.

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