Interagency Emergency Health Kit

When procuring standardized pre-packed kits of medicines and medical supplies for emergency/disaster situations; readily available from international suppliers, international agencies, and national procurement agencies

Procurement

  • Sub-categories HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Reproductive health, TB
  • Commodities Medicines
  • Latest update 2006
  • Version 3rd Edition
  • Developed by WHO/OMS
  • When to use When procuring standardized pre-packed kits of medicines and medical supplies for emergency/disaster situations; readily available from international suppliers, international agencies, and national procurement agencies
  • Languages English, French, Spanish
  • Level of use Central, District, Facility, Regional
  • Form PDF document file/a hard copy, Information source document, 1.1 MB
  • Amount of training / TA required None
  • Inputs & outputs None
  • Cost Free
  • Advantages Permit a swift and effective response with medicines and medical devices using standard, pre-packed kits that could be kept in readiness to meet priority health needs in emergency/ disaster situations.
  • Limitations Interagency Emergency Health Kits are estimated for 10,000 patients for 3 months for PHC and referral hospital level; limited suppliers having Interagency Emergency Health Kits in stock.
  • Availability English version: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2006/WHO_PSM_PAR_2006.4_eng.pdf French version: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2006/WHO_PSM_PAR_2006.4_fre.pdf Spanish version: http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2006/WHO_PSM_PAR_2006.4_spa.pdf
  • Remarks Contact: Helene Moller (WHO/PSM/PAR)
  • Contact mollerh@who.int
  • Submission date 2010-07-12 16:39:55