Guidelines for Drug Donations - Revised 1999
(1999; 24 pages) [French] [Spanish] Voir le document au format PDF
Table des matières
Afficher le documentChanges incorporated into the 1999 edition
Afficher le documentI. Introduction
Afficher le documentII. The need for guidelines
Afficher le documentIII. Core principles
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuIV. Guidelines for drug donations
Fermer ce répertoireV. Other ways donors can help
Afficher le documentThe new emergency health kit
Afficher le documentDonations in cash
Afficher le documentAdditional guidelines for drug donations as part of development aid
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuVI. How to implement a policy on drug donations
Afficher le documentAnnex: Examples of problems with drug donations
Afficher le documentAcknowledgements
Afficher le documentReferences
Afficher le documentBack Cover
 

The new emergency health kit

In the acute phase of an emergency, or in the case of displacements of refugee populations without any medical care, it is better to send a standardized kit of drugs and medical supplies that is specifically designed for this purpose. For example, the new emergency health kit,8 which has been widely used since 1990 and was updated in 1998, contains drugs, disposable supplies and basic equipment needed for general medical care for a population of 10,000 for three months. Its contents are based on a consensus among major international aid agencies. It is permanently stocked by several major international suppliers (for example, the International Dispensary Association, Médecins Sans Frontières and the United Nations Children's Fund) and can be available within 48 hours. It is especially relevant in the absence of specific requests.

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