Noncommunicable diseases

Tools: Access to essential medicines and health technologies for NCDs

This is a toolbox of selected tools on access to essential medicines and health technologies for NCDs to promote better management and greater availability of medicines, ensure cost-effective use of health resources, and provide higher quality health care for NCDs. The toolbox is structured to cover each necessary step in the planning process of service delivery. The tools are designed to support greater access to – and availability, affordability and rational use of – safe, effective and quality-assured essential medicines.


Tools for building capacity

Tools to support governments in strengthening their capacity to provide adequate resources needed for effective management, quality assurance guarantee and adequate technical expertise needed to provide medicines.

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