The core list of essential medicines is based on common opportunistic infection treatments and requests from other HIV/AIDS care and treatment programs. SCMS supplies essential medicines that meet both quality standards for GMP and safety requirements, and are efficacious.
SCMS’s sourcing policy is in line with USAID regulations. SCMS can procure essential medicines from Stringent Regulatory Authority approved manufacturers, UNICEF and WHO approved manufacturers, and approved procurement agents. Other sources may be possible after an extensive approval process.
When ordering essential medicines, please refer to the following:
USAID Information Sheet to learn about USAID Bureau for Global Health/Office of HIV/AIDS/SCMS "Restricted Commodity" Approval of Pharmaceuticals.
WHO Priority Medicines for Mother and Children: The list of priority medicines for mothers and children based on the 18th Expert Committee on Selection and Use of
Medicines. Access the release of new treatment guidelines and feedback from
Alternative products, strengths or pack sizes and forms (blister versus bottle) might be available upon request. We will do our utmost to make these products available to you. Please contact us regarding your product needs, registration/importation requirements as well as the registered options if an essential medicine you need is not listed.
The listed products are not registered in all (PEPFAR focus) countries. Identifying a vendor will require time to take into account local registration and importation requirements. We will try to obtain the product that is compliant with our quality requirements and with your country’s importation requirements. The lead time depends on registration/importation requirements and availability.
listed only a limited range of essential medicines in this catalog. In
principle PFSCM can supply a full range of essential medicines. If the
essential medicine you need is not listed in the e-catalog, please
contact us regarding your product and
registration/importation requirements as well as the registered options. We
will do our utmost to make these products available to you. The lead time
depends on registration/importation requirements and availability.
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