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WHO prequalification of medicines/quality control laboratory accreditation meeting

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WHO meeting on prequalification of medicine/quality control laboratory accreditation meeting in the Pakistan country officeThe WHO prequalification programme was launched in 2001, driven by global public health needs, to achieve universal access to quality priority medicines, especially to those in need. On 10 September 2013 a meeting was chaired by the Honorable Minster of State and the Honorable Secretary of the National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination with potential pharmaceutical manufacturers working with WHO on WHO prequalification of medicines/quality control laboratory accreditation held at the WHO country office in Islamabad.

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Total population (000s) 213 707
Total health expenditure (% of general government expenditure) 9.7
Maternal mortality ratio (per 100 000 live births) 178
Primary health care centres and units (per 10 000 population) 0.5
Total life expectancy at birth (years) 66.5

Source: Framework for health information systems and core indicators for monitoring health situation and health system performance, 2018

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