How to Develop a National Formulary Based on the WHO Model Formulary - A Practical Guide
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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
Open this folder and view contents4 DEVELOPMENT OF THERAPEUTIC INFORMATION AND MONOGRAPHS USING THE WHO MODEL FORMULARY
Open this folder and view contents5 ADDITIONAL SOURCES OF INFORMATION
Close this folder6 DEVELOPING SPECIFIC INFORMATION SECTIONS
View the documentCreating locally important appendices
Close this folderAdopting appendices from the WHO model formulary
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Open this folder and view contentsWorking with a master document in Microsoft Word® to create a table of contents and index
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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If a decision is made not to include certain WMF monographs in the NF, then all associated information from the appendices should also be removed. In the interaction appendix, a careful search should be made (using the Find command under the Edit menu of the word processor) for the name of the active ingredient and this should be followed by careful deletion of all interactions and reversals for the deleted medicine. As most of the interactions and reversals in the WMF are presented with individual medicine names (except for antacids, oral contraceptives and vaccines) this could be a straightforward task, but care must be taken to avoid the accidental deletion of any other information.


Box 6.1. Examples of modifications in Appendix 1. Interactions

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