Essential medicines and health products

Monitoring and evaluation

WHO has developed a number of tools to assess pharmaceutical situations in countries. This page provides links to all tools related to pharmaceutical policy, access and use.

Pharmaceutical Sector Country Profile

More information on monitoring the pharmaceutical situation in countries can be found here.

Price and availability

More information on medicines pricing and financing can be found here.

Rational use of medicines

More information on the rational use of medicines can be found here.

Pharmaceutical human resources

More information on pharmaceutical human resources can be found here.

Procurement and supply

More information on procurement and supply can be found here.


More information on governance can be found here.

Health statistics and information systems

Facility survey on access to and rational use of medicines (Level II indicators)

Household survey