An intervention improving prescribing practices and monitoring drugs availability in a district.

@article{Kafle2009AnII,
  title={An intervention improving prescribing practices and monitoring drugs availability in a district.},
  author={Kumud Kumar Kafle and Gajendra Bahadur Bhuju and Shiba Bahadur Karkee and Rajiv Ranjan Prasad and Naveen Shrestha and Anima Shrestha and Prabhakar Lal Das and B D Chataut and Muhammad Ahmed bin Daud},
  journal={Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          217-21
        }
}
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 not objectively implemented because of time and financial constraints and terrain of the country. To assess the effectiveness of a pre-tested strategy i.e. peer-group discussion with self-assessment piloted through the district health system in improving quality of care. A pre-post pilot study was conducted in… CONTINUE READING

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