MSF medical guidelines
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) produces medical guides to help practitioners in the field. The contents of these guides are based on scientific data and MSF’s field experience. The scientific data used are that of the World Health Organization (WHO) or renowned international medical institutions as well as medical and scientific journals.
Essential drugs - December 2019 update
This guide has been updated. This month's revision includes in particular: significant changes (4), new entries (0), deleted entries (1)....
. Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid oral: storage below 25 °C for all forms and strengths
. Heparin: storage below 25 °C and no need to keep in a cool place
. Silver sulfadiazine: fully revised
. Streptomycin: fully revised, with indications for plague and brucellosis
. Dinoprostone: misoprostol, another oxytocic drug, is cheaper and easier to store than dinoprostone.