Willy Washington Anokbonggo

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BACKGROUND East African countries have in the recent past experienced a tremendous increase in the volume of antiretroviral drugs. Capacity to manage these medicines in the region remains limited. Makerere University, with technical assistance from the USAID supported Rational Pharmaceutical Management Plus (RPM Plus) Program of Management Sciences for(More)
A comparison of prescribing patterns in hospital outpatient departments (OPD) and rural health units (RHU) in Uganda revealed an average of 2.45 and 1.66 drugs prescribed per treatment episode in OPD and RHU respectively. 40.1% of the OPD and 57.3% of the RHU prescriptions included antibacterials. It is argued that in view of the relevant morbidity pattern,(More)
BACKGROUND Rational and cost-effective prescription of medicines requires up-to-date and readily accessible medicines information. There are several studies on availability and access to medicines information sources, but have been conducted only in high-income countries. OBJECTIVE To assess medicines information sources accessed by physicians in public(More)
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