How to Develop a National Formulary Based on the WHO Model Formulary - A Practical Guide
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Table of Contents
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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
Open this folder and view contents6 DEVELOPING SPECIFIC INFORMATION SECTIONS
Open this folder and view contents7 PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION AND IMPLEMENTATION
Close this folder8 EVALUATION
View the documentEvaluation of the NF within the framework of existing monitoring and evaluation activities
View the documentHow to design the evaluation
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View the documentPolicy, legal framework and management support
View the documentSelection
View the documentProcurement
View the documentDistribution of formulary
View the documentRational use
Open this folder and view contents9 REVIEW AND UPDATE
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Procurement

Indicators

1. Is there a policy limiting procurement in public sector facilities to medicines listed in the NF? Yes/No

2. Percentage of medicines included in NF procured in a central hospital.

It is easier to restrict this indicator to a few therapeutic categories, for example systemic antibacterial medications and antihypertensive medications.

Calculate:

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