Good Distribution Practices (GDP) for Pharmaceutical Products
When involved in handling, storage, and distribution of pharmaceutical products.
- Sub-categories HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Reproductive health, TB
- Commodities Medicines, Reproductive health products
- Latest update 2010
- Version None
- Developed by WHO/OMS
- When to use When involved in handling, storage, and distribution of pharmaceutical products.
- Languages English
- Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
- Form PDF document, 855 KB
- Amount of training / TA required None
- Inputs & outputs None
- Cost Free
- Advantages The document sets out appropriate steps to assist in meeting the responsibilities involved in the different aspects of the distribution process. The guidelines are intended to apply to all steps in the entire distribution/supply chain.
- Limitations Practice of repacking, e.g. in pharmacies and other settings, is described in good dispensing practices.
- Availability http://www.who.int/medicines/publications/TRS957_2010.pdf
- Remarks The Good Distribution Practices are mentioned as Annex 5 (from p.235) in the WHO's 44th Technical Report. Contact: Dr. S. Kopp
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Submission date 2010-09-06 14:03:18