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Community intervention to promote rational treatment of acute respiratory infection in rural Nepal
Objective  To evaluate a community education program about treatment of acute respiratory infection (ARI).
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Can licensed drug sellers contribute to safe motherhood? A survey of the treatment of pregnancy-related anaemia in Nepal.
Iron-deficiency anaemia is a major cause of maternal mortality worldwide, contributing to perhaps one in five maternal deaths. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), maternal anaemia isExpand
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Drug retailer training: experiences from Nepal.
Sale of modern medicines by untrained peddlers, general merchants, and other drug sellers is common throughout the developing world. Drug sellers operating in the 'informal sector' are often theExpand
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An intervention improving prescribing practices and monitoring drugs availability in a district.
To improve the quality of health care in Nepal, supervision/ monitoring involving periodic visits by the district supervisor to health facilities (top-down approach) is in practice. It is notExpand
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Improving private drug sellers' practices for managing common health problems in Nepal.
BACKGROUND In most Asian countries, 50 - 90% of pharmaceutical sales are made in private drug outlets, by personnel with some training in drugs but not for the treatment of common health problems.Expand
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Community intervention to improve knowledge and practices on commonly used drugs.
BACKGROUND World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that about half of all medicines are inappropriately prescribed, dispensed and sold and about half of all patients fail to take their medicinesExpand
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Chromatographic approaches to the quality control of chiral propionate anti-inflammatory drugs and herbicides.
The chiral analysis of a range of propionate anti-inflammatory drugs and herbicides was accomplished by gas chromatographic separation of their R-alpha-phenylethylamide diastereomeric derivatives.Expand
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Intervention studies on rational use of drugs in public and private sector in Nepal.
In developing countries, inappropriate, inefficient and ineffective use of pharmaceuticals have resulted into the poor health and medical cares for the community people. For improving the situation,Expand
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Evaluation of a successful intervention for sustainability and effects in post research phase.
INTRODUCTION Promoting appropriate use of drugs is an essential element in achieving quality of health and medical cares for patients and the community, and also to minimize financial burden. Expand
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Improving access to drugs by poor households through a cost sharing drug scheme: a wealth ranking approach.
In Nepal lack of drugs in government health institutions has markedly reduced access to essential drugs by poor patients. Despite the implementation of a drug scheme with adequate availability ofExpand
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