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Sources and Prices of Selected Medicines and Diagnostics for People Living with HIV/AIDS
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Table des matières
Afficher le documentGlossary
Afficher le document1. Introduction
Afficher le document2. Pricing
Afficher le document3. Access to quality HIV/AIDS medicines and diagnostics
Afficher le document4. Sources & prices of medicines
Afficher le document5. Variation in price between surveys
Afficher le documentAnnex 1A. Registration status of products included in the sources and prices survey
Afficher le documentAnnex 1B. Index of manufacturers
Afficher le documentAnnex 1C. Geographical distribution of par ticipating manufacturers
Afficher le documentAnnex 2. WHO Bulk Procurement Scheme 2003
Afficher le documentAnnex 3A. Summary of main characteristics of methods forCD4/CD8 lymphocyte determination
Afficher le documentAnnex 3B. Summary of main characteristics of viral load technologies
Afficher le documentAnnex 4. Further reading, references, and contacts
Afficher le documentAnnex 5. Feedback and enquiry form
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuAnnex 6. Untangling the web of price reductions: a pricing guide for the purchase of ARVs for developing countries

Sources and Prices of Selected Medicines and Diagnostics for People Living with HIV/AIDS


JUNE 2003



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On the following web pages:

UNICEF Supply Division:
WHO/Department of Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy:
WHO/Department of HIV/AIDS:
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF):

Or by contacting:

Pharmaceuticals & Micronutrients Group
UNICEF Supply Division
Fax: +45 35 269421

Essential Drugs and Medicines Policy (EDM)
World Health Organization
Fax: +41 22 7914167

Department of Policy Strategy and Research
Fax: +41 22 7914741

Campaign for Access to Essential Drugs
Médecins Sans Frontières
Fax: +41 22 8498404

Information on HIV/AIDS diagnostic support, HIV test kit evaluations and bulk procurement are available on the WHO/Department of Blood Safety and Clinical Technology website:

Information on HIV/AIDS and substance abuse dependence is available from

© World Health Organization, UNICEF Supply Division, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), Médecins Sans Frontières, 2003. All rights reserved.

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WHO, UNICEF, the UNAIDS Secretariat, and Médecins Sans Frontières have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of price, supplier, and other information presented in this report. Reader’s attention is drawn to the introduction, which describes the specific sources and limitations of information provided in this report.

Reader’s attention is also drawn to the importance of quality assurance for pharmaceutical products. Licensing authorities in the respective countries of manufacture are expected to be responsible for the review and approval of the detailed composition and formulation when authorizing a pharmaceutical product to be marketed, including the specifications of its ingredients, as submitted by the manufacturer of the dosage form, and to oversee compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice requirements as recommended by WHO.

The data and information contained herein are being provided as is and WHO, UNICEF, the UNAIDS Secretariat, and Médecins Sans Frontières make no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, as to their accuracy, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither WHO, UNICEF, the UNAIDS Secretariat, nor Médecins Sans Frontières accepts any responsibility or liability with regard to the reliance on, or use of, such data and information.

The mention of specific companies or of certain manufacturers’ products does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by WHO, UNICEF, the UNAIDS Secretariat or Médecins Sans Frontières in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned. Errors or omissions excepted, the names of proprietary products are distinguished by initial capital letters.

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