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DOH Releases New Implementing Guidelines for National Formulary System

October 13, 2016

The Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) has released Administrative Order No. 2016-0034 The New Implementing Guidelines of the Philippine National Formulary System (PNFS).

This Administrative Order (AO) establishes a new system and procedures for the selection of medicines, development of the Philippine National Formulary and the promotion of its use.

This AO was signed on August 9, 2016 and was made public on August 28, 2016.

The enforcement date of this AO was on September 12, 2016.