(2018; 82 pages)
National Essential Medicine List (NEML) is an important element of National Health system policies and practices and has proven to be useful tool to help country in selecting quality, safe, efficacious and affordable medicines. Availability of NEML is important task and quality assurance systems benchmark at the national level.
The NEML is a critical document that provides a list of essential medicines for primary secondary and tertiary level health facilities. The NEML is based on disease prevalence, evidence of efficacy and safety, comparative cost-effectiveness and parameters adapted by WHO in the latest edition of Model List of Essential Medicines.
Access of essential medicines is a human right.