Consumption Data At-A-Glance:

Prior to June 2006 Serbia and Montenegro reported essential medicines consumption data together. On 3 June 2006, Montenegro became recognized by the World Health Organization as an independent country. For historical data on essential medicines consumpt​ion, combined with Montenegro, please see the Country Profile of Serbia and Montenegro (Historical).

The links below provide the essential medicines consumption data trends from 2001 to 2017 in milligrams per capita and morphine equivalence (ME) milligrams per capita, as reported to the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB).


Improving the availability and accessibility of opioids for the treatment of pain: The International Pain Policy Fellowship 


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