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Self medication among university students of Islamabad, Pakistan - a preliminary study.
Very few studies addressing the issue of self-medication have been carried out in Pakistani context and the problems of OTC use are magnified by the fact that almost all prescription-only medications are also available OTC without a doctor’s prescription.
Medication counselling and dispensing practices at community pharmacies: a comparative cross sectional study from Pakistan
- A. Hussain, M. Ibrahim
- Medicine, Political ScienceInternational Journal of Clinical Pharmacy
- 19 August 2011
There is a strong need to improve medication counselling and dispensing practices at community pharmacies in Pakistan by improving the skills of the dispensers through a mix of interventions, and law should be implemented to ensure presence of qualified person which in turn will result in the provision of better patient oriented services.
Connecting the Dots: Education and religious discrimination in Pakistan: A study of public schools and madrasahs
Developing a Research Data Policy Framework for All Journals and Publishers
- I. Hrynaszkiewicz, Natasha Simons, A. Hussain, R. Grant, S. Goudie
- Political Science, Computer ScienceData Sci. J.
- 21 February 2020
Policy features of journal research data policies are defined and described into a set of six standard policy types or tiers, which can be adopted by journals and publishers to promote data sharing in a way that encourages good practice and is appropriate for their audience’s perceived needs.
Impact of educational intervention on knowledge of dispensers working at community pharmacies in Pakistan
Improvements in knowledge of dispensers working at community pharmacies are possible through suitable interventions, but results of interventions can only be sustainable through continuous monitoring and reinforcement of the training.
Front-line management of pulmonary tuberculosis: an analysis of tuberculosis and treatment practices in urban Sindh, Pakistan.
Sale of WHO AWaRe groups antibiotics without a prescription in Pakistan: a simulated client study
- Z. Saleem, M. Hassali, A. Hussain
- Medicine, Political ScienceJournal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice
- 3 August 2020
Currently, antibiotics are easily acquired without a legitimate prescription in Pakistan, and there is a need for strict adherence to regulations combined with a multi-dimensional approach to enhance appropriate dispensing of antibiotics and limit any dispensed of WHO restricted antibiotics without a prescription.
Health Related Quality of Life among TB Patients: Question Mark on Performance of TB DOTS in Pakistan
The results of the present study concluded that TB patients had poor HRQoL in spite of the new therapeutic strategies and free availability of medicines, and the disease had a negative impact on HRZoL of TB patients across all domains.
Compliance with legal requirements at community pharmacies: a cross sectional study from Pakistan
- A. Hussain, Mohamed I.M. Ibrahim, Z. Baber
- Political Science, MedicineThe International journal of pharmacy practice
- 1 June 2012
The study evaluated the compliance of community pharmacies with legal requirements as laid down by the drug regulatory framework in Pakistan to find out if community pharmacies are complying with the legal requirements.
Assessment of Disease Management of Acute Respiratory Tract Infection at Community Pharmacies through Simulated Visits in Pakistan
- A. Hussain
The overall process of history taking and medication counseling at community pharmacies either located in rural or urban setting and irrespective of the provider type and location of pharmacies, in the three cities is limited.