The Wise List for recommended essential medicines for common diseases in patients in Stockholm County Council

Leading organisations:
Stockholm County Council (Sweden)

Timeframe:
2001-ongoing

Geographic Area:
Scandinavia

Objectives:

1) To improve the quality of medicine prescribing and use in Stockholm metropolitan region, 2) To recommend medicines based on scientific evidence regarding efficacy and safety, pharmaceutical suitability, cost-effectiveness, as well as environmental aspects.


Target audience:
General Public, Health Professionals, Hospitals, and National/Local decision and policy makers

Area of interest:
Pharmaceutical consumption by humans and Prescription practices

Activities:

To assess and classify pharmaceuticals according to their impact on the environment.


Communication material:

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HCWH Europe gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the European Commission (EC)’s LIFE+ programme, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Germany, and the German Environment Agency (UBA). HCWH Europe is solely responsible for the content of this project and related materials. The views expressed do not reflect the official views of the EC, BMU, or UBA.