6. Examining possible means to continue facilitating the access of low- and middle-income countries to affordable, safe, effective and high quality medicines in this area consistent with the WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines, based on needs and resource assessments, including by implementing the WHO Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property.
108. Maximizing the synergies across other programme areas. The Secretariat’s work on HIV links with a range of other high-priority areas within the Organization, including: health system strengthening; health-information systems; maternal, newborn and child health; sexual and reproductive health; tuberculosis and other infectious diseases; blood and injection safety; emergency and surgical care; nutrition; noncommunicable diseases and mental health; gender and women’s health; vaccine development; access to essential medicines; innovation and intellectual property; social determinants of health; health law, human rights and ethics; and health in humanitarian crises.