Essential medicines selection

Second Review Committee for Updating the Interagency Emergency Health Kit (IEHK)

The Second Review Committee meeting for Updating the Interagency Emergency Health Kit (IEHK) was held in Geneva from 24 to 26 June 2009.

Submissions of suggested amendments, additions and deletions of a medicine and/or medical device to the Inter Agency Emergency Health Kit were reviewed during the March 2009 meeting. A summary of the suggested changes to the 2006 IEHK is available for comment.

Until 19 June 2009, any questions, public comments, including letters of support on the applications could be posted, faxed or emailed to:

The Secretary of the Review Committee for Updating the Interagency Emergency Health Kit
Medicine Access and Rational Use (MAR)
Department of Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies (EMP)
World Health Organization
20 Avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland

Fax: +41 22 791 4167

Email: medicinesupply@who.int

Contact: emlsecretariat@who.int

Policy, Access and Use (PAU)

20 Avenue Appia
CH-1211 Geneva 27