WHO expands list of essential medicines

1st June 2007

The 15th edition of the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, updated every two years since 1977, was published in March. The list now officially includes implantable contraceptives (levonorgestrel-releasing implants) and the one-month injectable (medroxyprogresterone acetate + estradiol cypionate). Read the updated list.

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June 2007, RHSC

Categories: Advocacy and Accountability Working Group, Market Development Approaches Working Group