|WHO Operational Package for Assessing, Monitoring and Evaluating Country Pharmaceutical Situations - Guide for Coordinators and Data Collectors
(2007; 160 pages)
Monitoring and assessing the pharmaceutical sector are vital to determine if the key
pharmaceutical objectives are met: people have access to essential medicines, these
medicines are safe, effective and of good quality, and they are used correctly.
A systematic method to assess and monitor the impact of strategies and activities will
provide information on issues and gaps, all-important input in the development of
The WHO process for pharmaceutical monitoring and assessment uses a hierarchical
approach with three groups of indicators: Level I, Level II and Level III. This provides a
standard methodology to follow progress over time and to compare situations in
different facilities, districts and countries...