|Guidelines for the Storage of Essential Medicines and Other Health Commodities
(2003; 114 pages) [Arabic
Maintaining proper storage conditions for health commodities is vital to ensuring
their quality. Product expiration dates are based on ideal storage conditions and
protecting product quality until their expiration date is important for serving
customers and conserving resources.
Guidelines for the Storage of Essential Medicines and Other Health Commodities is a practical
reference for those managing or involved in setting up a storeroom or warehouse. The
guide contains written directions and clear illustrations on receiving and arranging
commodities; special storage conditions; tracking commodities; maintaining the quality
of the products; constructing and designing a medical store; waste management; and
resources. It was written to meet the needs of district-level facilities; however, the
guidelines and information it contains apply to any storage facility, of any size, in
any type of environment.
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Guidelines for the Storage of Essential Medicines and Other Health Commodities