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(2006; 198 pages)
Appendix 22: List of Essential Drugs (page 163).
"The Guidelines on Complementary Package of Activities for referral hospital development" is a tremendous result of the Task Force that has reviewed and revised the CPA manual of the Ministry of Health. Key health partners were also actively involved in the development of this document.
The main purpose of this document is to provide a comprehensive guideline on a package of key treatment and care services that need to be provided by each different type of referral hospitals. Furthermore, this document also stipulates the support services and various aspects of management at referral hospitals. It also provides some guidance for referral hospital development step by step.
These Guidelines, which have been revised from the first version, is to provide guidance to referral hospital managers and staff to perform their tasks in accordance with the improvements of Health Sector Reform. It will be also a basic reference for departments and institutions at central level to develop their plans for training and supply provision to referral hospitals.
The guidelines are also useful for all stakeholders including health officials and health partners for their understanding so that they can contribute to and support the activities of referral hospitals throughout the country, aiming at achieving the goals of the National Health Strategic Plan 2006-2010 as well as the years ahead.