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The Medicines and Health Technologies Unit (HSS/MT) provides technical cooperation to Member States in developing policies, plans and strategies to ensure access to medicines, vaccines and other health technologies; to strengthen governance capacity and regulation, and the support of national systems to facilitate access to vaccines and medicines through regional procurement mechanisms, collaborative networks and regional platform such as the Regional Platform on Access and Innovation for Health Technologies.

The Unit promotes the strengthening of pharmaceutical servicesradiology and blood, the establishment of priorities for selecting health technologies for health systems, the application of evidence in decisions regarding the incorporation and use of health technologies, and the promotion of rational use of medicines and health technologies in health systems. 

 



 Essential Medicines and Biologicals   Areas of Work

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  Other areas of Technical Cooperation 

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