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ICIUM 1997 Home programme addresses acknowledgments schedule conference organization
Session 1 Session 2 Session 3 Session 4 Posters 1 Posters 2 Posters 3 Posters 4

 

 

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Session 1:  Use of medicines, measurements and methods
Session 2:  Strategies to improve use of medicines by health providers
Session 3:  Strategies to improve use of medicines in the community
Session 4:  Policies and regulations to improve use of medicines

 

Session 1:

Use of medicines, measurements and methods

 

 Indicator Methods in Drug Use Studies

 Methods for Studying Retail Practice

 Methods for Studying Private Sector Practice

 Methods for Studying Hospital Drug Use

 Innovative Use of Social Science Methods

 Methods for Systematic Reviews

 Posters

 

Indicator Methods in Drug Use Studies

 

Impact of a one-day workshop on rational use of benzodiazepines for general practitioners in a Costa Rican health facility

Chaves Matamoros A

Lee D, for Chaves Matamoros A

David Lee, for A. Chaves Matamoros

INRUD Coordinator

Management Sciences for Health

1655 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 920

Arlington, VA 22209

USA

703-524-6575

703-524-7898

dlee@msh-dc.org

 

 

The development of standard values for the WHO drug use prescribing indicators, Isah AO, Ross-Degnan D, Quick J, Laing R, Mabadeje AFB

Dr. Ambrose O. Isah

Department of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine

University of Benin

Benin City

Nigeria

234-52-600965

234-52-600965

 

 

Indicators to assess rational drug use in the Philippines, Pugeda ML, Carandang ED

Pugeda ML

Maria Luisa B. Pugeda

Bureau of Food and Drugs

DOH Compound

Alabang, Muntinlupa City

Philippines

632-807-0751

632-807-0751

 

 

Indicators for drug and therapeutics committees in Australia, Weekes LM, Brooks C

Lynn M. Weekes

NSW Therapeutic Assessment Group

PO Box 766

Darlinghurst 2010

Australia

61-293 612 852

61-293-601-005

popmw122@svh.unsw.edu.au

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Methods for Studying Retail Practice

 

Evaluation of provider-client interaction in the distribution of oral contraceptives by private drug outlets in Ghana using the simulated client method, Arhinful DK, Ofori-Adjei D

Arhinful DK

D. K. Arhinful

Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology

University of Ghana Medical School

P.O. Box 4236

Accra

Ghana

233-21-668219

233-21-668219

 

 

Assessment in 7 African countries of the advice given in private drugstores through local researchers role playing as customers, Bruneton C, Maritoux J, Fontaine D

Dr. D. Fontaine

REMED

Ibis Avenue de Villars

75007 Paris

France

33-1-44-18-07-98

33-1-44-18-07-98

 

 

Last customer interview questions -- reliability and valididty to investigate drug retailer practices for diarrhoea, ARI and pregnancy, Kafle KK, Pradhan YMS, Shrestha AD, Karkee SB, Das PL, Shrestha N, Prasad RR, Quick JD, Laing RO, Ross-Degnan D

Professor K.K. Kafle, Nepal

Pharmaceutical Horizons of Nepal

PO Box 9566

Kathmandu

Nepal

977-1-473536

977-1-228496

 

 

Undercover careseekers: simulated clients in the study of health provider behavior in developing countries, Madden JM, Quick JD, Ross-Degnan D, Kafle KK

Jeanne Marie Madden

90 Brainerd Road, #4

Boston, MA 02134

USA

617-734-9673

madden@fas.harvard.edu

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Methods for Studying Private Sector Practice

 

Prescribing practices in the community, Bapna JS, Roy P, Jain A

Professor J.S. Bapna

Institute of Human Behaviour & Allied Sciences

P.O. Jhilmil

Delhi 110 095

India

91-11-211-2136

91-11-229-9227

 

 

Prescribing a drug for its side-effect, Danish AF

Dr Ahmad Farid Danish

Promoting Rational Prescriptions in Afghanistan

UPO Box 1420

Peshawar

Pakistan

92-521-816074

 

 

Drug prescribing by private practitioners for common childhood problems in Karachi, Pakistan, Nizami SQ, Khan IQ, Bhutta ZA

Dr S. Q. Nizami

Aga Khan University Hospital

Stadium Road, PO Box 3500

Karachi 74800

Pakistan

92-493-0051-65, Ext 2740

92-21-493-4294

sqnizami@akuc.edu

 

 

An analysis of the patterns of prescribing in the public and private sectors within the Durban metropolitan area in South Africa, Suleman F, Dangor CM, Jinabhai CC

Ms Fatima Suleman

Dept of Pharmacy

University of Durban - Westville

Private Bag X54001

Durban 4000

Kwazulu, Natal

South Africa

27 - 31- 8202358

27 31 8202792

fsuleman@pixie.udw.ac.za

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Methods for Studying Hospital Drug Use

 

Anti-asthmatic drug utilization trends in Hong Kong, Kou M, Kumana CR, Ip MSM, Lauder IJ

Mrs Maybelle Kou

Deptartment of Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

Professorial Block 4/Floor

Queen Mary Hospital

Hong Kong

852-285-54248

852-285-51143

 

 

The application of ABC (Pareto) analysis to drug consumption data for targeting interventions, Lee D, Miralles MA, Rankin J, Valdes Duron J, Cruz C, Ruiz de Esparza J

Dr David Lee

INRUD Coordinator

Management Sciences for Health

1655 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 920

Arlington, VA 22209

USA

703-524-6575

703-524-7898

dlee@msh-dc.org

 

 

Rational prescribing of five selected drugs at hospitals in Zimbabwe, Trap B, Lessing C, Levy L

Charon Lessing

ZEDAP, Ministry of Health

PO Box 924

Causeway, Harare

Zimbabwe

263-4-795353

263-4-795 353

 

 

Pattern of diarrhea treatment in teaching hospitals in Thailand, Varavithya W, Phichaipat V, Harikel S

Wandee Varavithya MD

Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

Dept. of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine

Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400

Thailand

662-2011446

662-201850

 

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Innovative Use of Social Science Methods

 

Prescribers drug use pattern in Awassa, Ethiopia, Dikasso D, Gobe Z, T/Mariam S

Dawit Dikasso

SNNPRG Health Bureau

PO Box 149

Awassa

Ethiopia

251-12-201061

 

 

Identification of opinion leader physicians as clinical change agents: the case of a randomized controlled trial for myocardial infarction, McLaughlin TJ, Soumerai SB

Dr Thomas J. McLaughlin

DACP/HMS

126 Brookline Ave., Suite 200

Boston, MA 02215

USA

617-421-6862

617-859-8112

 

 

The availability and use of drugs in rural Thai villages: some methodological experiences, Sringernyuang L, Hongvivatana T, Pradubmuk P

Luechai Sringernyuang

Center for Health Policy Studies

Mahidol University

Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400

Thailand

662-441-9184

662-441-9515

shlsn@mahidol.ac.th

 

 

The use of drugs in management of diarrhoeal diseases in rural Nigeria, Uwaegbute AC, Ene-Obong HN, Onwurah AE

Dr Ada C. Uwaegbute

Department of Home Science & Nutrition

University of Nigeria

Nsukka, Enugu State

Nigeria

234-42-771-722

234-42-550656

 

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Methods for Systematic Reviews

 

Criteria for reviewing studies of interventions to improve prescribing - the CCEPP experience, Haaijer-Ruskamp FM, Barjesteh K, Bero L, Freemantle G, Gill P, Makela M, Thorsen T, Ryan G

Dr Flora M. Haaijer-Ruskamp

Department of Health Sciences

Antonius Deusinglaan 1

9713 AV Groningen

Netherlands

31-50-3633216

31-50-3632406

F.M.Haaijer-Ruskamp@med.rug.nl

 

 

Feasibility study of the need for a resource centre on intervention research in rational use of drugs, LeGrand A, Hogerzeil HV, Haaijer-Ruskamp FM

Dr F.M. Haaijer-Ruskamp

Department of Health Sciences

Antonius Deusinglaan 1

9713 AV Groningen

Netherlands

31-50-3633216

31-50-3632406

F.M. Haaijer-Ruskamp@med.rug.nl

 

 

Impact of pharmacy benefit managers: a qualitative assessment, Lipton HL, Kreling DH, Collins TC, Hertz KC

Dr Helene Lipton

University of California at San Francisco

Institute for Health Policy Studies

1388 Sutter Street, 11th floor

San Francisco, CA 94109

USA

415-476-7964

415-476-0705

 

 

The Scottish Royal Colleges Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) initiative, Petrie JC

Professor J.C. Petrie

Department of Medicine and Therapeutics

University of Aberdeen, Polwarth Building

Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB9 22D

UK

44-1224-681818 Ext.53018

44-1224-404906

j.c.petrie@abdn.ac.uk

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Posters

 

Pharmaceutical costs of reproductive health services, Bates J, Ross-Degnan D, Berracochea E

Dr Elvira Beracochea

MSH

1655 No. Ft. Meyer Dr., Suite 920

Arlington, VA 22209

USA

1 703-524-3575

1 703-524-7898

 

 

Pattern of drug use at a Delhi hospital before introducing different intervention strategies, Gupta U, Chaudhury RR

U. Gupta

c/o Prof. Ranjit Roy Chaudhury

National Institute of Immunology

New Delhi 110067

India

91-11-6103008

91-11-6162125

ranjit@nii.ernet.in

 

 

 

Adverse drug reaction monitoring programme in the Philippines, Hartigan-Go K

Dr Kenneth Hartigan-Go

Department of Pharmacology

UP College o Medicine

547 Pedro Gil Street

Manila

Philippines

63-2-526-0062

63-2-521-8251

hartigan@kulog.upm.edu.ph.

 

 

The value added to health care by pharmacists, Indritz MES, Artz MB

Mary Indritz, M.S. and Margaret Artz, M.S.

College of Pharmacy

University of Minnesota

7-115 Weaver-Densford Hall

308 Harvard Street S.E.

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

USA

612-624-1198

612-625-9931

stol0005@gold.tc.umn.edu

artz0003@gold.tc.umn.edu

 

 

Drug use for children with diarrhoeal diseases and ARI in Mongolia, Malchinkhuu D, Orosoo G

Dr D. Malchinkhuu

P.O. Box 44(210644)

50000-17-13

Ulaanbaatar

Mongolia

976-1-29356

976-1-3811-76

 

 

Health facility survey: a programme for improving diarrhoea case managementMeesomboon V

V Meesomboon

Technical and Technology Development

Department of Communicable Disease Control

Tiwanond Road, Nonthaburi 11000

Thailand

66-2-591-8432

 

 

 

Reduction of discrepancies in stock records in medical stores, Mejjah OS

O.S. Mejjah

School of Pharmacy, Bugando Medical Centre

P.O. Box 476

Mwanza

Tanzania

255-68-40610/50686/41826

255-68-50070

 

 

Public sector selection, availability and use of medicines in the northern province of South Africa, Moller H, Summers RS

Ms H. Moller

Medicos Pharmacy Project

c/o School of Pharmacy

Medical University of South Africa

PO Box 218, Medunsa 0204

South Africa

27-12-529-4080

27-12-529-3992

medpharm@cis.co.za

 

 

A study of "prescribing patterns" in azotaemic patients in medical ward, Khon Kaen Hospital, Muenpa R and team

Roungtiva Muenpa

Department of Pharmacy

Lampang Hospital, Paholyothin Road

Amphur Muang

Lampang Province 52000

Thailand

662-54-223631

662-54-226126

roung@health.moph.go.th

 

 

 

Drug utilization study in two Kenyan referral hospitals, Mugabo P, Kiama BM, Shah HM

Dr P. Mugabo

Department of Clinical Pharmacology

University of Nairobi

P.O. Box 19676

Nairobi

Kenya

00-254-2-724092

00-254-2-724590

pmugabo@ken.healthnet.org

 

 

Prescribing pattern of village midwives for non-obstetric cases in Purworejo, Central Java, Indonesia, Mukti AG, Radyowiyati A, Hakimi M, Lamsudin R

Ali Ghufron Mukti

CEBU

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-63308

 

 

A household survey of supply, availability and use of anti-malarial drugs in a rural region in Tanzania, Nsimba SED, Mbatiya ZA, Warsame YM, Massele AY, Tomson G

Dr Stephen E. D. Nsimba

INRUD-Tanzania

Department of Clinical Pharmacology

P.O. Box 65010

Dar es Salaam

Tanzania

255-51-150302-6

255-51-151596

 

 

Time series analysis of antimicrobial prescriptions in Mulago Hospital, Ogwal-Okeng JW, Anokbonggo WW

Professor W.W. Anokbonggo

Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Makerere Medical School

P.O. Box 7072

Kampala

Uganda

256-41-532945

256-41-532947

 

 

The role of clinical pharmacists in monitoring of drug interactions in the government hospital setting in Thailand, Suthisisang C, Sripairoj A, Pummangura C

Dr. Chuthamanee Suthisisang

c/o Prof. Chitr Sitthi-Amorn

Chulalongkorn College of Public Health

10th Floor, Institute Building 3

Soi Chulalongkorn 62, Phyathai Road

Pathumwan, Bangkok

Thailand

662-218-8187

662-255-6046

 

 

Indian perspective of hospitals and community-based medication use studies, Uppal R et al.

Dr. Roma Uppal

Department of Pharmacology

Postgraduate Institute of Medical

Education and Research

Chandigarh-160 012

India

91-172-541031-494

91-172-540401

 

 

Session 2:

Strategies to improve use of medicines by health providers

 

 Medical Training Interventions

 In-Service Training Strategies

 Interventions in the Hospital Setting

 Social Influence Strategies

 Interventions Relying on Supervision or Audit/Feedback

 Standard Treatment Guideline Implementation

 Special Topics in Hospital Interventions

 Posters

 

Plenary session

Impact of an educational strategy for physicians to improve treatment practices of common diseases

Guiscafre H, Martinez H, Reyes H, Perez-Cuevas R, Castro R, Munoz O, Gutierrez G

Dr. Hector Guiscafre

Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social

Av. Cuauhtemoc No. 330

Edif. Academias 4o. piso C.M.N.

Col. Doctores CP 06725, Mexico, D.F.

Mexico

525-761--08-41

525-761-09-52

hguiscag@mailer.main.conacvt.mx

 

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Medical Training Interventions

 

Teaching critical appraisal of medicinal drug promotions in medical school

Alvero RGY, Panganiban D

Dr. Rita Grace y Alvero

Department of Pharmacology

De La Salle Health Sciences Campus

Cavite

Philippines

632-807-07-51

632-807-0751

 

 

A rational drug use training program for undergraduate therapeutics teachers, Barnes KI

Dr. Karen Barnes

Department of Pharmacology

UCT Medical School

Cape Town 7925

South Africa

27-21-4066294

27-21-4486181

kbarnes@uctgsh1.uct.ac.za

 

 

Intervention study to reduce prescription cost in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Mabadeje AFB, Taylor O, Abiose AK

Professor A. F. Biola Mabadeje

Depts of Pharmacology & Medicine

Box 191, University Post Office

Anoka, Lagos

Nigeria

234-1-821501

234-1-821501

 

 

Teaching medical students to critically assess drug advertisements, Suryawati S, Santoso B

Dr. Sri Suryawati

Dept of Clinical Pharmacology & Drug Policy Studies

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-563596

62-274-563596

ssuryawa@ins.healthnet.org

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In-Service Training Strategies

 

The impact of three forms of educational interventions on dispensing practices, Ameyaw MM, Ofori-Adjei D

Professor David Ofori-Adjei

Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Univ. of Ghana Medical School

PO Box 4236

Accra

Ghana

233-21-665401

233-21-668219

dofori@gha.healthnet.org

 

 

Improving rational prescribing of physicians: an educational approach for acute diarrhoea in children in Jakarta, Gani L, Tangkilisan A, Pujilestari L

Dr. Lusia Gani

Atma Jaya Medical Faculty

Jl Pluit Raya No 2

Jakarta Utara (14440)

Jakarta

Indonesia

62-21-6606127

62-21-6606123

atmajaya@rad.net.id

 

 

Small-group intervention in improving appropriate drug use in acute diarrhoea, Santoso B, Suryawati S, Prawitasari JE, Ross-Degnan D

Dr. Budiono Santoso

Centre for Clinical Pharmacology & Drug Policy Studies

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-563-596

62-274-563-596

bsantoso@ins.healthnet.org

 

 

The impact of problem-based rational drug use training on prescribing practices, cost reallocations and savings in primary care facilities, Widyastuti S, Dwiprahasto I, Andajaningsih, Bakri Z

Dr. S. Widyastuti MD

Directorate of Drug & Food Control

Jl Percetakan Negara No. 23

Jakarta Pusat

Indonesia

021-424 4755

021-424 3605

regobpom@server.indo.net.id

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Interventions in the Hospital Setting

 

Drug use studies and the impact of small group in-service training on improving the use of drugs: a case study of three mission hspitals in Kenya, Gitau LN

Lillian Nyambura Gitau

Mission for Essential Drugs & Supplies

PO Box 14059

Nairobi

Kenya

254-544244

254-545062

sahibu@meds.datamail.co.ke

 

 

Effect of multiple interventions on cefotaxime use in Lampang Provincial Hospital, Jakrawantana WK, Yinsaeree SN, Auttapracha AN

Mrs. Warunkarn Jakrawatana

Department of Pharmacy

Lampang Hospital, Paholyothin Road

Amphur Muang, Lampang 52000

Thailand

66 54-223631

66 54-226126

 

 

Prescribing audit with feedback intervention in six regional hospitals and Mulago Referral/Teaching Hospital, Uganda, Ogwal-Okeng JW, Anokbonggo WW, Birungi H

Dr. Jasper W. Ogwal-Okeng

Dept of Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Makarere Medical School

PO Box 7072

Kampala

Uganda

256-41-532945

256-41-532947

 

 

A randomized trial of opinion leader plus performance feedback to improve quality of care for acute myocardial infarction, Soumerai SB, McLaughlin TJ, Gurwitz J et al

Dr. S. B. Soumerai

DACP/HMS

126 Brookline Avenue, Suite 200

Boston, MA 02215

USA

1+617-421-6862

1+617-859-8112

soumerai@warren.med.harvard.edu

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Social Influence Strategies

 

ARI Case management training for appropriate use of antibiotics: the Nicaragua case, Corrales GA, Saenz CJ, Hugh M

Gustavo Corrales

Management Sciences for Health

165 Allandale Road

Boston, MA 02130

USA

1+617-524-7799

1+617-524-2825

Mhugh@msh.org

 

 

Interactional group discussion: an innovative behvaioral intervention to reduce the use of injections in public health facilities, Hadiyono JEP, Suryawati S, Danu SS, Sunartono, Santoso B

Dr. Johana E. Prawitasari

Center for Clinical Pharmacology & Drug Policy Studies

Gadjah Mada University

Sekip, Yogyakarta 55281

Indonesia

62-274-902548/901127

62-274-562990

pal@yogya.wasantara.net.id

 

 

Impact evaluation of self-monitoring of drug use indicators in health facilities: experiences from Gunungkidul, Indonesia, Sunartono, Darminto, Suryawati S, Prawitasari J, Bimo, Santoso B

Dr. Sunartono, MD

INRUD - Indonesia Core Group

c/o Centre for Clinical Pharmacology

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-563596

62-274-563596

inrud_ina@ins.healthnet.org

 

 

Improving doctors’ performance through continuing group learning facilitated by pharmacists - a context specific, Wahlstrom R, Tomson G, Diwan VK

G÷ran Tomson, for Rolf Wahlstr÷m

Karolinska Institutet

IHCAR

S-171 77 Stockholm

Sweden

46-8-7287772

46 8 311590

rolf.wahlstrom@phs.ki.se

 

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Interventions Relying on Supervision

or Audit/Feedback

 

Combating the growth of resistance to antibiotics: antibiotic dose as an indicator for rational drug use, Chalker J, Phuong NK

Dr. John Chalker

67 Leith Mansions

Grantully Road

London W9 1LJ

UK

44-171-289-4288

44-171-289-4288

101741.3012@compuserve.com

 

 

Improved physician compliance with national ARI Guidelines following a workshop on ARI and prescribing audits in El Salvador health facilities, Chaves Matamoros A, Lee D, Casta˝o C, Fisher M, Rosales O, Bellegarige B

David Lee, for A Chaves Matamoros

INRUD Coordinator

Management Sciences for Health

1655 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 920

Arlington, VA 22209

USA

703-524-6575

703-524-7898

dlee@msh-dc.org

 

 

Better primary health care delivery through strengthening the existing supervision/monitoring system, Kafle KK, Pradhan YMS, Shrestha AD, Karkee SB, Das PL, Shrestha N, Prasad RR

Professor K.K. Kafle

Pharmaceutical Horizons of Nepal

PO Box 9566

Kathmandu

Nepal

977-1-473536

977-1-228496

 

 

Multi-feedback approach to rational drug use: using inpatient drug use indicators as an intervention tool, Thuo MH

Dr. H. Michael Thuo

Social & Administrative Pharmacy Program

Faculty of Pharmacy

University of Nairobi

PO Box 19676

Nairobi

Kenya

kndppg@net2000ke.com

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Standard Treatment Guideline

Implementation

 

Improvement of prescribing practices after launching ARI project, Choudhury SAR, Baqui QBOF

Professor S.A.R. Choudhury

Dept. of Pharmacology

IPGMR, Shabagh

Dhaka

Bangladesh

8802-865316

8802-865583

 

 

Effect of standard treatment guidelines with or without prescription audit on prescribing for diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection in some government health facilities of BangladeshChowdhury AKA, Khan OF, Matin MA, Khadiza B, Galib MA

Professor Dr. A.K. Azad Chowdhury

Vice-Chancellor, University of Dhaka

Dhaka

Bangladesh

880-2-868383

880-2-865583

 

 

Rational drug use in rural health units of Uganda: effect of national standard treatment guidelines on rational drug use, Kafuko JM, Zirabamuzaale C, Bagenda D

Ms. Angela Bonabana

National Drug Authority

Plot 93, Buganda Road

PO Box 23096

Kampala

Uganda

256-41-255665

256-41-255758

nda@imul.com

 

 

Impact of pilot intervention (standard treatment guidelines, training) on prescribing patterns in Dar es Salaam, Wiedenmayer K, Mtasiwa D, Majapa N, Lorenz N

Dr. Karin A. Wiedenmayer

Swiss Tropical Institute

Socinstr 57

CH - 4002, Basel

Switzerland

41-61-2848111

41-61-2718654

wiedenmayer@ubaclu.unibas.ch

 

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Special Topics in Hospital Interventions

 

Immediate concurrent feedback as a means of influencing hospital use of anti-ulcer drugs, Kumana CR, Ching TY, Cheung E, Yuen M, Chan CK, Chu KM, Seto WH, Lam SK

Professor Cyrus R. Kumana

Dept. of Medicine

The University of Hong Kong

Professorial Block, 4 Floor

Queen Mary Hospital

Hong Kong

852-2855-4248

852-2855-1143

 

 

Successful implementation of a protocol for antibiotic prophylaxis during surgery using "immediate concurrent feedback", Seto WH, Ching TY, Kumana CR, Ho JWC, Chiu KY

Dr. WH Seto

Dept. of Microbiology

K Block LG1

Queen Mary Hospital

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

852-2855-3210

852-287-24555

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Posters

 

The impact of group development of treatment norms on prescribing at PHC levels in the Accra region, Ghana, Agyepong I, Anum P, Arhinful DK, Ofori-Adjei D

Professor D. Ofori-Adjei

Director

Centre for Tropical Clinical Pharmacology

University of Ghana Medical School

P.O. Box 4236

Accra

Ghana

233-21-668219

233-21-668219

 

 

Reducing multiple antibiotics in treatment of acute respiratory infections (ARI): a planned intervention in Haiti, Aupont O

Dr. Onesky Aupont, MD, MPH

Health Action International

Boite Postale 2290

Port-au-Prince

Haiti, W.I.

509-45-8223

509-45-8223

 

 

Prescribing pattern of graduate and non-graduate medical prescribers in rural Bangladesh, Baqui QBOF, Choudhury SAR, Begum K

Dr. Q.B.O.F. Baqui

2/21, Baily Gazetted Officers, Hostel

Bailey Road, Dhaka

Bangladesh

8802-838332

8802-861114/831215

 

 

Analysis of information to the attention of prescribers and patients concerning the treatment of diarrhoea in children in France, Bruneton C, Maritoux J, Topuz B

Dr. Carrine Bruneton

REMED

1bis Rue de Villars

75 007 Paris

France

33-1-66-180798

33-1-44-180798

 

 

Pharmacy education in Zimbabwe, Castiglia M, Chinyanganya FW, Smego RA Jr.

Farai Chinyanganya

Chairman, Dept. of Pharmacy

University of Zimbabwe

Department of Pharmacy

Post Office Box MP 267

Mt. Pleasant, Harare

Zimbabwe

263-4-303211

263-4-333407

 

 

Study on drug use and treatment pattern of diarrhea cases at health centres of Thailand, 1995, Charanasri U, Wongsaroj T, Sricharmorn S, Meesomboon V, Thawaranan J

Sumalee Sricharmorn, MD, MPH

Bamrasnaradura Infectious Disease Hospital

126 Tivanond Road

Nonthaburi 11000

Thailand

662-588-3116

662-588-3729

 

 

"Immediate concurrent feedback" -- a focused initiative impacting hospital antibiotic prescribing, Ching TY, Seto WH, Kou M, Chiang SC, Lauder IJ, Kumana CR

Ms. TY Ching

Infection Control Unit

Clinical Pathology Building, Rm 807

Queen Mary Hospital

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

852-2855-3553

852-2855-3805

 

 

Treatment of malaria - how and why in general practice, Dikshit RK, Desai CK, Desai MK, Shah MH, Shah UH

Dr. Ram K. Dikshit

Department of Pharmacology

B.J. Medical College

Ahmedabad 380016

India

91-79-374100

 

 

Creating affordable care in community health centers: an intervention to avoid expensive prescriptions in rural Haiti, Gourdet M, Aupont O

Gourdet M

Dr. Maryse Gourdet

A.O.P.S.

41, Rue Borno

Petionville

Haiti, W.I.

509-57-1085

 

 

Study of some parenteral antibiotics at the Children's Hospital in Thailand, Khieokhachee T, Vimolsarawong N, Pummangura C, Chotpitayasunondh T, Thadapak A

Tassanee Khieokhachee T

c/o Prof. Chitr Sitthi-Amorn

Chulalongkorn College of Public Health

10th Floor, Institute Building 3

Soi Chulalongkorn 62, Phyathai Road

Pathumwan, Bangkok

Thailand

662-218-8187

662-255-6046

thitaembryo.biotec.or.th

 

 

A programme for promoting rational selection and prescribing in problem based medical curriculum, Mathur VS, Sequeira RP, Jassim KA

Professor V. S. Mathur

Dept of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

College of Medicine, AGU

PO Box 22979

Bahrain

Bahrain

973-279496

973-271090

kmvsm786@batelco.com.bh

 

 

Problem-based rational drug use train-the trainers programme: postgraduate, Orrell CJ, Kishuna A

Dr. Catherine Orrell

Dept. of Pharmacology

University of Cape Town

Private Bag, Rondebosch

Cape Town, 7700

South Africa

27-21-4066353

27-21-4486181

correll@uctgsh1.uct.ac.za

 

 

A randomized controlled study to evaluate the impact of a short course in pharmacotherapy for undergraduate medical students, Santoso B, Suryawati S, Saleh-Danu S

Dr. Budiono Santoso

Centre for Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Policy Studies

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-563-596

62-274-563-596

bsantoso@ins.healthnet.org

 

 

Effect of novel antiobiotic order form on cost containment of injectable antibacterial drugs, Sirinavin S, Suwannakut P, Sathapattayavongs B, Malatham K

Sayomporn Sirinavin

Ramathibodi Hospital

Rama 6 Road

Bangkok 10200

Thailand

66-2-201-1284

66-2-246-2123

rassr@icium.ac.th

 

 

Evaluation of drug supply management and dispensing practices at health centres with and without trained assistant pharmacists, Suryawati S, Tubagus I

Dr. Sri Suryawati

Centre for Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Policy Studies

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-563596

62-274-563596

ssuryawa@ins.healthnet.org

 

 

Impact of focused workshops on rational use of drugs, Thomas M, Cherian AH, Mathai D

Dr. Molly Thomas

Prof. and Head of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology

Christian Medical College and Hospital

Vellore 632 004

India

91-416-2210

91-416-32035/32103

abraham@cmc.ernet.in

 

 

Session 3:

Strategies to improve use of medicines

in the community

 

 Community-Oriented Interventions

 Strategies for Consumer Education

 Interventions to Improve Drug Seller Practice

 Care Seeking and Self-Medication

 Using the Political Process to Promote Quality Use

 Flow of Drug Information in the Community

 Posters

 

Plenary

Global survey on public education activities / interventions in rational drug use, Fresle D, Wolfheim C

Ms. Daphne Fresle

20, Avenue Appia

1211 Geneve 27

Switzerland

41-22-7913513

41-22-791-41-67

fresled@who.ch

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Community-Oriented Interventions

 

The effect of a community health education program on the prescribing of antibiotics for pneumonia using the WHO-CARI protocol as a yardstick, Dalmacion GV

Dr. Jody Dalmacion

Department of Pharmacology

University of the Philippines, Manila

College of Medicine

547 Pedro Gil, PO Box 593

Manila

Philippines

632-526-4248

632-521-8251

 

 

Development of health education materials on appropriate drug use for illiterate mothers in the northern areasNisa J, Musa G, Rasmussen ZA

G. Musa

c/o Dr. Zeba Rasmussen

AGA Khan Health Service

Domiyal Link Road

Gilgit 15100

Pakistan

(92) 572.2726/2824

(92) 572.2559/2779

zeba@akhs.sdnpk.undp.org

 

 

An intervention trial to decrease the unnecessary use of drugs during childhood diarrhea, Paredes P, Yeager B, Montalvo J, Arana A

Dr. Patricia Paredes

615 North Wolfe Street

PO Box 1407

Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health

Baltimore, MD 21205

USA

410-602-2486

410-955-0196

pparedes@welchlink.welch.jhu.edu

 

 

A model for improving the distribution and use of household medicines in rural communities, Sawanaloke District, Sukhothai Province, 1992-1993, Suchaithanavanich S

Dr. Somnuk Suchitanavanich

Sawankaloke Hospital

Sawankaloke District

Sukhothai Province

Thailand

66-55-641592

66-55-641027

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Strategies for Consumer Education

 

The impact of community-based teaching on drugs: an experience from Western Uganda, Adome RO, Whyte SR, Ortenblad L, Nsabagasani X, Turinde AK

Dr. Richard Odoi Adome

Department of Pharmacy

Faculty of Medicine

Makerere University

PO Box 7072, Kampala

Uganda

256-41-533178

256-41-530412

 

 

A competition for the promotion of essential generic drugs in Africa: a participative method for appropriate promotion and for research, Bruneton C, Favre I, Fontaine D

Dr. Carinne Bruneton

REMED

Ibis Avenue de Villars

75007 Paris

France

33-144-180798

33-144-18-0798

 

Self-learning for self-medication: an alternative to improve the rational use of OTCs, Suryawati S, Santoso B

Dr. Sri Suryawati

Centre for Clinical Pharmacology & Drug Policy Studies

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-563596

62-274-563596

ssuryawa@ins.healthnet.org

 

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Interventions to Improve

Drug Seller Practice

 

Effects of essential drugs sensitization on knowledge and drug dispensing practice of informal drug providers, Kiwanuka MN

Monica N. Kiwanuka

c/o Mrs. Rose Kinuka

Uganda Red Cross Society

PO Box 494

Kampala

Uganda

 

 

Does restricting use of medications to specific providers improve drug use? Namukasa JM

Jane Mary Namukasa

c/o Albert Cook Library

Makerere Medical School, PO Box 7072

Kampala

Uganda

256-41-534149

256-41-530024

acook@uga.healthnet.org

 

 

 

A controlled trial of the impact of face-to-face educational outreach on diarrhoea treatment in pharmacies in two developing countriesRoss-Degnan D, Soumerai SB, Goel PK, Bates J, Makhulo J, Dondi N, Sutoto, Adi D, Ferraz-Tabor L, Hogan R

Dr. Dennis Ross-Degnan

DACP/HMS

126 Brookline Avenue, Suite 200

Boston, MA 02215

USA

1+617-421-6862

1+617-859-8112

drossdeg@warren.med.harvard.edu

 

 

The effects of an intervention on the drug-selling behavior of sarisari (variety) store keepers in some villages in the Philippines, Sia IC, Valerio J

Dr. Isidro C. Sia

Dept. of Pharmacology

U. Philippines College of Medicine

547 Pedro Gil Street

Manila

Philippines

632-526-4248

632-521-8251

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Care Seeking and Self-Medication

 

Drug management, drug use and household expenditures on drugs at grassroot PHC level in Vietnam, Dzung TV, Schuftan C, et al

Dr. Truong Viet Dzung

PHC Unit - MOH

138A Giang Vo St.

Hanoi

Vietnam

84 4 823 0878

84 4 846 0464

aviva@netnam.org.vn

 

 

Drug wastage and utilization study: a preliminary community project, Ibrahim M I M, Awang R, Razak DA

Dr. M I M Ibrahim, PhD

Soc. & Adm. Pharmacy

School of Pharmacy

Univerisiti Sains Malaysia

11800 Penang

Malaysia

60-4-6577888

60-4-6570017

mizham@usm.my

 

 

Impact of revolving drug fund on drug use in Vietnam, Okumura J, Umenai T

Junko Okumura

c/o Dept. of Health Policy & Planning

Graduate School of International Health

Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku

Tokyo 113

Japan

81-3-3812-2111, ext. 3688

81-3-5802-2951

jokumura@m.u-tokyo.ac.jp

 

 

Community based drug utilization study, Quijano RF

Dr. Romeo Quijano, MD

Dept. of Pharmacology

College of Medicine, UP Manila

547 Pedro Gil Street

Ermita, Manila

Philippines

63-2-521-8251

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Using the Political Process to

Promote Quality Use

 

From generic names to generic drugs in Brazil - building the link between public and private health care, Bermudez JAZ

Dr. Jorge A.Z. Bermudez, MD, PhD

National School of Public Health

Rua Leopoldo Bulh§es, 1480, 3 0 andar

21041-210 Manguinhos

Rio de Janeiro, RJ

Brasil

55-21-590-9110

55-21-2702618

bermudez@dcc001.cict.fiocruz.br

 

 

Recent progress of China drug policy, Hu S

Shanlian Hu MD, MSc

Training Center for Health Management

Shanghai Medical University

Yi Xue Yuan Road

Shanghai 200032

China

862-1-6416-9550

862-1-6403-8931

slhu@fudan.ihep.ac.cn

 

 

R.U.D. and the political process: the Australian Quality Use of Medicines (QUM) Program, Smith AJ

Dr. A.J. Smith

Pharmaceutical Health and Rational Use of Medicine (PHARM) Committee

Commonwealth Department of Health and Family Services

GPO Box 9848

Canberra ACT 2601

Australia

61-6-289-7085

61-6-289-8846

 

 

Civil society and drugs: lessons learned from evaluation of policy on generic labeling and advertisement control in Thailand, Wibulpolprasert S, Kornkasem N

Dr. Suwit Wibulpolprasert

Office of Permanent Secretary

Ministry of Public Health

Tiwanond Road, Muang District

Nonthabori 11000

Thailand

66-3901122

66-3918513

suwit@health.moph.go.th

 

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Flow of Drug Information

in the Community

 

Lost in a noisy marketplace: will the mass media supply essential drug information in Vietnam? Finer D, Tomson G

David Finer

Department of Public Health Sciences

Division of International Health Care Research (IHCAR)

S-171 77 Stockholm

Sweden

46-8-311590

David.Finer@ihcar.ki.se

 

 

Training school teachers and journalists: approaches for improving the use of medicines in the community, Kafle KK, Shrestha BM, Bhuju GB, Karkee SB, Humagal BR, Dangechhetri GB. PHON, Nepal

Professor K.K. Kafle

Pharmaceutical Horizons of Nepal

PO Box 9566

Kathmandu

Nepal

977-1-473536

977-1-473536

 

 

Core community drug use indicators, Rasmussen Z, Hardon A

Dr. Zeba Rasmussen

Aga Khan Health Services

Northern Areas and Chitral

Domiyal Link Road

Gilgit 15100

Pakistan

+31-20-525-2670

+31-20-525-3010

 

 

Medicine prescribing, dispensing, and purchasing behavior in Central Java: patient information and patterns of medications in an industrialized dualist economy, Walser BL, Santoso B, Ross-Degnan D

Dr. Bryan Walser

Pusat Studi Kebijakan Obat

Universitas Gadjah Mada

Yogyakarta 55281

Indonesia

62-274-902-548

62-274-563-596

walser@law.harvard.edu

 

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Posters

 

Use of labeling to promote effective self-medication, Adikwu MU

M.U. Adikwu

Department of Pharmaceutics

University of Nigeria

Nsukka

Nigeria

234-42-550656 (c/o Dr. Uwaegbute)

 

 

Management of childhood diarrhoea by market women in Enugu State, Ene-Obong HN, Uwaegbute AC, Iroegbu CU

Dr. (Mrs.) H.N. Ene-Obong, Nigeria

c/o Dr. Ada C. Uwaegbute

Department of Home Science & Nutrition

University of Nigeria

Nsukka, Enugu State

Nigeria

234-42-771-722

234-42-550-656

 

 

Ecological and cultural barriers to treatment of diarrhea in riverine area of Ondo State, Nigeria, Iyun BF, Oke EA

Profesor B. Folasade Iyun

The University of Illinois at Chicago

Center for Research on Women and Gender

1640 West Roosevelt Rd.

Chicago, Il 60608-6902

USA

312-413-7721

312-413-7423

folasade@uic.edu

 

 

The guidance about levonorgestrel use by drugstores in Chiang Mai, Matanapun N, Sangtam A, Sangprayoonporn CC

Nongyao Matanapun

Maharajnakorn Chiangmai Hospital

Chiangmai 50200

Thailand

662-53-945614

662-53-221848

nmatanap@snandok01@cmu.ac.th

 

 

Effective use of mass communication in improving use of medicines for HIV/AIDs-related diseases: Zimbabwe experience, Nyazema NZ

Dr. Norman Z. Nyazema

U.Z. Medical School

Department of Clinical Pharmacology

P.O. Box A 178, Avondale

Harare

Zimbabwe

263-4-791631

263-4-708015

 

 

Counseling program on oral contraceptive use at the faculty of pharmacy's drug store, Suthisisang CC, Pummangur C, Phattarabenjapol S, Pongchareonsuk P

Dr. Chuthamanee C. Suthisisang

c/o Prof. Chitr Sitthi-Amorn

Chulalongkorn College of Public Health

10th Floor, Institute Building 3

Soi Chulalongkorn 62, Phyathai Road

Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

Thailand

662-218-8187

662-255-6046

 

 

Therapeutic self-medication by doctors, Wali RS, Kankanwadi SK, Kadlimatti SH, Kulkarni DR

Dr. R.S. Wali, MD

Asst. Professor

Department of Pharmacology

SHRI B.M. Patil Medical College

Bijapur - 586103

Karnataka State

India

 

Session 4:

Policies and regulations to improve use of medicines

 

 WHO and International Regulatory Issues

 National Regulatory Issues

 Impact of Policies on the Use of Generic Drugs

Hospital Level Policies 

 Financing, Cost Recovery and Quality Use

 Issues in Disease Management/Cost-Effectiveness

 Posters

 

Plenary

New paradigms for evaluating economic and societal benefits of medicines, Finkelstein SN, Berndt E, Greenberg PE, Rubin RH

Dr. Stan Finkelstein

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Program on the Pharmaceutical Industry

38 Memorial Drive E56-390B

Cambridge, MA 02142-1347

USA

617-253-8014

617-253-3033

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WHO and International

Regulatory Issues

 

Regulatory actions to enhance appropriate drug use: the case of antidiarrheal drugs, Haak H

Dr. Hilbrand Haak

Brederodestraat 5

1054 MP Amsterdam

Netherlands

31-20-685-4659

31-20-689-1233

102347.1567@compuserve.com

 

 

Regulatory intervention for rational use of drugs in ARI/CDD, Mirza Z, Kiani AG

Dr. Zafar Mirza

Executive Coordinator

Network for Rational Use of Medication in Pakistan

60-A, St 39, F 10/4

Islamabad

Pakistan

92-51-281755

92-51-291552

zafar@arump.sdnpk.undp.org

 

 

Drug trade between developed and developing countries: efficacy of regulation systems, problems and perspectivesNaboulet P, Ven der Heide B, Bruneton C

P. Naboulet

c/o Dr. Carrine Bruneton

REMED

Ibis Avenue de Villars

75007 Paris

France

33-1-5369-3999

33-1-44-18-0798

 

 

Evaluation of the implementation of WHO ethical criteria for medicinal drug promotion in Indonesia, Saleh-Danu S, Prawitasari JE, Suryawati S,

Dr. Sulanto Saleh-Danu, MD

INRUD Indonesia Core Group

c/o Centre for Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Policy Studies

Gadjah Mada University

Yogyakarta

Indonesia

62-274-563596

62-274-563596

inrudina@ins.healthnet.org

 

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National Regulatory Issues

 

Strict separation between prescription and delivery tasks: a strategy to improve medication use and distribution in Thailand, Favre I

Dr. Isabelle Favre

11 bis Rue de Navarre

75005 Paris

France

33-1-45-87-89-97

33-1-45-87-89-97

favreisa@worldnet.fr

 

How effective is the surveillance in ensuring the appropriate distribution of and patients' accessibility to drugs: the case of steroid tablets, Hongsamoot D, Kajorntam Y, Pradabmook P

Hongsamoot D

Duangtip Hongsamoot

c/o Prof. Chitr Sitthi-Amorn

Chulalongkorn College of Public Health

10th Floor, Institute Building 3

Soi Chulalongkorn 62, Phyathai Road

Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330

Thailand

662-218-8187

662-255-6046

 

Indicator studies, a powerful and useful management tool in the monitoring, evaluation and planning of EDP: an analysis and discussion of usefulness from studies carried out in Zimbabwe from 1989 until 1996, Trap B, Lessing C, Nathoo KJ, Chinyanganya F, Chidarikire A

Farai Chinyanganya

Chairman, Dept. of Pharmacy

University of Zimbabwe

Department of Pharmacy

Post Office Box MP 267

Mt. Pleasant, Harare

Zimbabwe

263-4-303211

263-4-333407

 

 

Practices by dispensing doctors related to rational drug use and health economics, Trap B

Birna Trap

ZEDAP, Ministry of Health

PO Box 924

Causeway, Harare

Zimbabwe

263-4-795353

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Impact of Policies on the Use

of Generic Drugs

 

Impact of the implementation of the Philippine Generics Law on prescribing for acute respiratory and urinary tract infections in twenty Metro Manila hospitals, Carandang ED, Pugeda M, Cammayo A, Lanuza N, Ross-Degnan D.

Edelisa D. Carandang, MD

Philippine National Drug Policy

2/F Bureau of Food & Drugs Bldg

Dept of Health CMPD, Alabang

Muntinlupa

Philippines

63-2-8070751

63-2-8070751

edcar@phl.healthnet.org

 

 

Use of generic names has impact of items on drugs in hospitals, Sooksriwongse C, Thongnopnua N, Pongrhareonsuk P, Kanjanarat P

Cha-Onsin Sooksriwongse

Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University

Sri Ayuthya Street

Rajathevi, Bangkok 10400

Thailand

662-6448677-91 x 1127

662-2474696

pycss@mucc.mahidol.ac.th

 

 

An evaluation of a regulation for dispensing drug products under generic name: case study of Ramathibodi Hospital, Suvanakoot P and team

Patcharin Suvanakoot MSc

Pharmacy Division

Faculty of Medicine

Ramathibodi Hospital

Bangkok 10400

Thailand

662-201-1270

662-201-1270/1271

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Hospital Level Policies

 

The effect of interventions on rational use of drugs, Chaudhury RR, Bapna JS

Prof. Ranjit Roy Chaudhury

National Institute of Immunology

JNU Complex

New Delhi 110067

India

91-11-6103008

91-11-6162125

ranjit@nii.ernet.in

 

 

Effect of pharmaceutical control policy in Shanghai, Chen W, Hu S, Cheng X

Dr. Wen Chen

Shanghai Medical University

211, Shanghai 200032

P.R. China

862-1-640-38931

 

 

The analysis of hospitals/doctor prescribing behavior, Cheng X, Chen W

Xiao-Ming Cheng

Training Center for Health Management

Shanghai Medical University

Yi Xue Yuan Road

Shanghai 200032,

China

862-1-6416-9550

862-1-6403-8931

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Financing, Cost Recovery

and Quality Use

 

Introduction of user fees in Myanmar: its effect on drug availability and patients attendance, Fujita, N, Hamai T, Sato H

Naoko Fujita

c/o JICA Cambodia Office

P.O. Box 613, Street No. 71, House No. 157

Phnom Penh

Cambodia

855-15-832136

855-23-362805

 

The effects of different charging mechanisms on rational drug use in eastern rural Nepal, Holloway KA, Gautam BR

Dr. K.A. Holloway

British Nepal Medical Trust

PO Box 9

Biratnagar

Morang 56601

Nepal

977-21-25871

977-21-25232

 

 

 

Impact of revolving drug fund system on rational use of drugs in Vietnam, Osaka K, Umenai T

Ken Osaka

Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-Ku

Tokyo 113

Japan

81-3-3812-2111

81-3-5802-2951

osaka@ific.or.jp

 

 

Community health workers and village drug fund: why do they have limited roles in the promotion of RUD in Thailand? Sringernyuang L, Hongvivatana T, Pradubmuk P

Luechai Sringernyuang

Center for Health Policy Studies

Mahidol University

Rama 6 Road, Bangkok 10400

Thailand

shlsn@mahidol.ac.th

 

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Issues in Disease Management/

Cost-Effectiveness

 

Drug related morbidity and mortality impact of pharmaceutical care, Bootman JL

Professor J. Lyle Bootman, Ph.D.

College of Pharmacy

The University of Arizona

PO Box 210207

Tucson, AZ 85721-0207

USA

520-626-1657

520-626-4063

bootman@elixir.pharm.arizona.edu

 

 

Use of cost-effectiveness assessments in drug subsidization decisions: the Australian experience, Hill SR, Henry DA

Dr. Sue Hill

Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology

Level 5, Clinical Sciences Building

Newcastle Mater Misericordiae Hospital

Waratah, NSW 2298

Australia

61-49-211856

61-49-602088

 

 

Impact of antibiotic treatment guidelines for community acquired pneumonia: a disease management approach, Noel MW, Bootman JL, Apgar DA, Schmidt F

Dr. Michael W. Noel

Kino Community Hospital

2800 East Ajo Way

Tucson, AZ 85713

USA

520-573-2893

520-741-6950

 

 

Evaluation of cost and appropriateness of antibiotic prescribing for community-acquired pneumonia using a novel computer program, Riewpaiboon A, Sunderland VB, Passmore PR, Sirinavin S, Jirasmitha S, Tangcharoensaithien V, Kongpatanakul S, Jeanpeerapong N, Russmeechan S, Sansaneeyashewin C, Lertsupochavanich J, Kidkeuakarun R, Pokhakul P

Dr. Arthorn Riewpaiboon

School of Pharmacy

Curtin University of Technology

GPO Box U1987

Perth 6001, Western Australia

Australia

619-351-2082

619-351-2769

sriepai@alpha2.curtin.edu.au

 

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Posters

 

Cost-effectiveness analysis of treatment of E histolytica / E dispar cyst carriers, Gardu˝o-Espinosa J, Martinez GMC, Valadez SA, Padilla G, Cadillo RR, Munoz HO

Dr. Juan Gardu˝o-Espinosa M.D.

Edificio B, 4 Piso

Unidad de Congresos, C. M. N. Siglo XXI.

Cuauhtemoc 330, Col. Doctores CP 06725

Mexico City, DF

Mexico

52-5-761-0963

52-5-761-0952

 

 

Promoting rational use of drugs, Chen K, Mei R, Li J

Ke-Yong Chen

Shanghai Bureau of Medical Insurance

Shanghai 200002

P.R. China

86-21-632-39404

86-21-632-55923

 

 

Utilisation of statins in a cardiology outpatient clinic, Cheung BMY, Chan J, Lau CP, Kumana CR

Dr. Bernard M.Y. Cheung

Dept. of Medicine

University of Hong Kong

Queen Mary Hospital

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

852-2855-4776

852-2872-5828

mycheung@hkucc.hku.hk

 

 

Low revenue returns on the "cash and carry" (RDF) scheme in health institutions in the eastern region (Ghana), Dadzie MY, Sabblah JK, Vanderpuije I, Baah CK

James Kwaku Sabblah

Regional Medical Stores

Ministry Of Health

P.O. Box 175

Koforidua, E/R

Ghana

 

 

Impact of the Bamako Initiative activities in Vietnam (1990-1995), Dzung TV, An ND et al

Dr. Truong Viet Dzung

PHC Unit - MOH

138A Giang Vo St

Hanoi

Vietnam

84 4 823 0878

84 4 846 0464

aviva@netnam.org.vn

 

 

The role of cost-effectiveness in supplying antibiotics and problems with quantifying the need for antibacterials in primary care outlets in Nepal, Karkee SB, Glydmark M, Hansen EH, Onta SR

S.B. Karkee

The Royal Danish School of Pharmacy

Universitetspaken 2

DK-2100 Copenhagen

Denmark

45-3537-0850

45-3537-2621

 

 

How does pharmaceutical company promotion affect prescribing?, Mansfield PR

Dr. Peter R. Mansfield

MaLAM

P.O. Box 172

Daw Pk SA5041

Australia

61-8-8374-2245

61-8-8374-2245

peter.mansfield@flinders.edu.au

 

 

Consequences of using cotrimoxazole for childhood malaria in an area with multi-drug resistance in Tanzania, Mutabingwa TK, Ronn A, Bygbjerg IC

Dr. T. K. Mutabingwa

Amani Medical Research Centre

P.O. Box 4

Amani-Tanga

Tanzania

255-53-42039

255-53-42789

 

 

Selection of essential drugs for bulgaria pilot research based on the WHO essential drug formulary, Petrova G, Benicheva T, Mircheva J, Usunov J

Dr. Tatiana Benicheva

Janko Sakasov Str 26

National Drug Institute

Sofia 1504

Bulgaria

3592-446566

3592-442697

 

 

Drug use situation and factors affecting drug cost in big health centers, Nakorn Ratchasima Province, Pongcharoensuk P, Jaiarj P, Ratanawijitrasin S, Satayavongthip W

Woottipong Satayavongthip

Department of Pharmacy

Pakthongchai District Hospital

Nakohn Ratchasima Province

30150 Thailand

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The availability of essential drugs through the revolving drug fund scheme in Vietnam, Unterlerchner P, Umenai T

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A French physicians' network monitoring medical representatives, Becel B, Bardelay D, 't Hoen E

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