DIG Application to get co-packaged ORS and zinc on the WHO EMLc

30 November, 2018

Hello HIFA-Zambia

Since Nov-17 ColaLife has been working with the Diarrhoea Innovations Group and on 12-Nov-18 we submitted our application to get co-packaged ORS and zinc on the WHO Essential Medicines List for Children. The application together with eleven letters of support has now been published on the WHO website here:

http://www.who.int/selection_medicines/committees/expert/22/ors-zinc/en/

Additional letters of support would be welcome and should be submitted by post or email to:

The Secretary

Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines

Innovation, Access and Use (IAU)

Department of Essential Medicines and Health Products

20 Avenue Appia

CH-1211 Geneva 27

Email: emlsecretariat@who.int

The deadline for submissions to the 22nd Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines is 7-Dec-18. The Committee sits from 1 to 5-Apr-19 with decisions expected to be published in mid-2019.

For more information about our bid please see:

https://www.colalife.org/category/essential-medicines-list/?order=asc

Regards

Simon

29/11/18

Simon Berry

founder and ceo | ColaLife |Ashoka Fellow

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HIFA profile: Simon Berry is Founder and CEO of ColaLife, United Kingdom and Zambia. Professional interests: Open Innovation and cross-sector partnerships for health. simon AT colalife.org