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Addressing the Global Shortages of Medicines, and the Safety and Accessibility of Children's Medication.

Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2015.

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February 24, 2016
Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2015.

Drug shortages have the ability to affect the patient safety in emergency departments, oncology services, and pediatrics. This report discusses the consequences of drug shortages, approaches different countries are taking to reduce their occurrence, and strategies such as proactive identification of potential supply limitations and collective agreements to manage shortages.

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Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization; 2015.

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