The objective is to ensure that drugs are prescribed rationally. Consequently,
i. Up-to-date Standard Treatment Guidelines and a National Formulary shall be made available to all prescribers according to the level of care;
ii. Prescribing shall be by International Non-Proprietary Names (INN) or generic names; and
iii. At health care facilities, diagnostic services appropriate to the level of health provided so as to improve the accuracy of diagnosis.