Essential medicines and essential diagnostics: a package deal

This year, for the first time, WHO published the latest edition of the essential medicines list simultaneously with a Model List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics. This landmark development signals the vital importance of linking use of medicines with diagnostic tests to advance the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) agenda.

Comment in Lancet Public Health:

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