This toolkit provides information about the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities (the Commission), 13 priority commodities, and examples of how its ten recommendations to improve access and availability are being applied globally and within countries. It also provides advocacy resources for utilizing the Commission platform to raise awareness and engage stakeholders in addressing commodity-related gaps in policy.

Author(s): Kade K, Kingshott E, Latimer A, Nieuwenhuyus B, Pacque M, Fox S, Lias N

Corporate author(s): PATH, Global Health Visions

Publication date: December 2013

Available materials


Scaling Up Lifesaving Commodities: Chapter 2: What You Can Do

228 KB PDF

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Scaling Up Lifesaving Commodities for Women, Children, and Newborns (complete file) [French]

2,776 KB PDF

Also known as: Mise à l'Échelle de l'Usage des Produits d'Importance Vitale Pour les Femmes, les Enfants et les Nouveaux-Nés

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