About Glossary

A key deliverable of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies is the Glossary. It is a glossary of pharmaceutical terms in English and comprises more than 350 terms, including several terms of relevance for the in-patient pharmaceutical sector. The glossary was developed as part of our work on the development and promotion of a common understanding and language on pharmaceutical issues (for further background information consult the section Methodology development.

The Glossary is being regularly enlarged, revised and uploaded. The most updated online version is available below. The WHO CC glossary plus local translations for download are found here.