a. Hospital Pharmaceuticals and Supplies Committees will be made operational in all hospitals in Tanzania (see also note 8).
b. The committees will be made responsible for the hospitals estimation of drug requirements, the drug budget, monitoring of standard treatment schedules and overall drug use, the provision of up-to-date information to prescribers and dispensers, and other matters, pertaining to the rational use of pharmaceutical products.
c. The Ministry of Health - in collaboration with Muhimbili Medical Centre - will establish a coordination centre for all Hospital Pharmaceuticals and Supplies Committees. This centre will monitor the functioning of all committees (see also note 8).