Summary: Proposal for Inclusion of Oxygen as a Medical Gas on the World Health Organization Model List of Essential Medicines

PATH submitted an application to the World Health Organization (WHO) 21st Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines to include oxygen on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (EML) and the List of Essential Medicines for Children (EMLc) as a medical gas to clarify its importance as a medicine for the management of hypoxemia. This summary document highlights the proposed additions to the EML/EMLc.

Publication date: December 2016

Summary: Proposal for Inclusion of Oxygen as a Medical Gas on the World Health Organization Model List of Essential Medicines

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