Social and Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy in Low and Middle Income Countries

Social and Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Present Challenges and Future Solutions examines the particularities of low- and middle-income countries and offers solutions based on their needs, culture and available resources. Drawing from the firsthand experience of researchers and practitioners working in these countries, this book addresses the socio-behavioral aspects of pharmacy and health, pharmacoeconomics, pharmaceutical policy, supply management and marketing, pharmacoepidemiology and public health pharmacy specific to low- and middle-income countries. While some practices may be applied appropriately in disparate places, too often pharmacy practice in low- and middle-income countries is directly copied from successes in developed countries, despite the unique needs and challenges low- and middle-income countries face. Examines key issues and challenges of pharmacy practice and the pharmaceutical sector specific to low- and middle-income countries Compares pharmacy practice in developed and developing countries to highlight the unique challenges and opportunities of each Provides a blueprint for the future of pharmacy in low- and middle-income countries, including patient-centered care, evidence-based care and promoting the role of the pharmacist for primary health care in these settings

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  • Author : Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 484 pages
  • ISBN : 0128112298
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Social and Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Social and Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
  • Author : Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim,Albert Wertheimer,Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 31 October 2017
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Social and Administrative Aspects of Pharmacy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Present Challenges and Future Solutions examines the particularities of low- and middle-income countries and offers solutions based on their needs, culture and available resources. Drawing from the firsthand experience of researchers and practitioners working in these countries, this book addresses the socio-behavioral aspects of pharmacy and health, pharmacoeconomics, pharmaceutical policy, supply management and marketing, pharmacoepidemiology and public health pharmacy specific to low- and middle-income countries. While some practices may

Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy

Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 June 2019
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Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy covers definitions, concepts, methods, theories and applications of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice. It highlights why and how this field has a significant impact on healthcare. The work brings baseline knowledge, along with the latest, most cutting-edge research. In addition, new treatments, algorithms, standard treatment guidelines, and pharmacotherapies regarding diseases and disorders are also covered. The book's main focus lies on the pharmacy practice side, covering pharmacy practice research, pharmacovigilance, pharmacoeconomics, social and

Drug Safety in Developing Countries

Drug Safety in Developing Countries
  • Author : Yaser Mohammed Al-Worafi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 June 2020
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Drug Safety in Developing Countries: Achievements and Challenges provides comprehensive information on drug safety issues in developing countries. Drug safety practice in developing countries varies substantially from country to country. This can lead to a rise in adverse reactions and a lack of reporting can exasperate the situation and lead to negative medical outcomes. This book documents the history and development of drug safety systems, pharmacovigilance centers and activities in developing countries, describing their current situation and achievements of drug

Global Pharmaceutical Policy

Global Pharmaceutical Policy
  • Author : Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 15 June 2020
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Medicines are vital in improving patient health outcomes and pharmaceutical policy is a fundamental component of any health system. However, the global pharmaceutical policy is ever-evolving and data and quality ‘research-based information’ in this field are scarce. This book fills this gap and provides up-to-date empirical information and evidence-based synthesis. It focuses on pertinent key issues in global pharmaceutical policy including medicines safety, generic medicines, pharmaceutical supply chain, medicines financing, access and affordability of medicines, rational use of medicines, pharmacy

Pharmacy Practice in Developing Countries

Pharmacy Practice in Developing Countries
  • Author : Ahmed Fathelrahman,Mohamed Ibrahim,Albert Wertheimer
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 February 2016
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Pharmacy Practice in Developing Countries: Achievements and Challenges offers a detailed review of the history and development of pharmacy practice in developing countries across Africa, Asia, and South America. Pharmacy practice varies substantially from country to country due to variations in needs and expectations, culture, challenges, policy, regulations, available resources, and other factors. This book focuses on each country’s strengths and achievements, as well as areas of weakness, barriers to improvement and challenges. It sets out to establish a

Price Setting and Price Regulation in Health Care

Price Setting and Price Regulation in Health Care
  • Author : OECD,World Health Organization,Barber Sarah L,Lorenzoni Luca,Ong Paul
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release : 26 June 2019
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The objectives of this study are to describe experiences in price setting and how pricing has been used to attain better coverage, quality, financial protection, and health outcomes. It builds on newly commissioned case studies and lessons learned in calculating prices, negotiating with providers, and monitoring changes. Recognising that no single model is applicable to all settings, the study aimed to generate best practices and identify areas for future research, particularly in low- and middle-income settings. The report and the

Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation - Intersections between Public Health, Intellectual Property and Trade

Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation - Intersections between Public Health, Intellectual Property and Trade
  • Author : World Intellectual Property Organization
  • Publisher : WIPO
  • Release : 03 July 2022
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This study has emerged from an ongoing program of trilateral cooperation between WHO, WTO and WIPO. It responds to an increasing demand, particularly in developing countries, for strengthened capacity for informed policy-making in areas of intersection between health, trade and IP, focusing on access to and innovation of medicines and other medical technologies.

The Impact of Health Insurance in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

The Impact of Health Insurance in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
  • Author : Maria-Luisa Escobar,Charles C. Griffin,R. Paul Shaw
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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Over the past twenty years, many low- and middle-income countries have experimented with health insurance options. While their plans have varied widely in scale and ambition, their goals are the same: to make health services more affordable through the use of public subsidies while also moving care providers partially or fully into competitive markets. Colombia embarked in 1993 on a fifteen-year effort to cover its entire population with insurance, in combination with greater freedom to choose among providers. A decade later

Pharmaceutical Care Practice

Pharmaceutical Care Practice
  • Author : Robert J. Cipolle,Linda M. Strand,Peter C. Morley
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill
  • Release : 03 July 1998
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Pharmaceutical Care Practice introduces a new practice paradigm, moving the profession of pharmacy from one involved with simply the dispensing of drugs to one involving the management of a patient's drug therapy needs. More than ever before, the pharmacist will be responsible for a patient's drug therapy assessment, understanding their history, developing a care plan, achieving therapeutic goals and scheduling follow-up attitude, behaviors, commitments, concerns, ethics, functions, knowledge, responsibilities and skills on the provision of drug therapy to achieve definite

Pharmacists

Pharmacists
  • Author : Line L. Villadsen
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 03 July 2022
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"It has become apparent that pharmacy education needs to respond to professional and social changes and renew its mission in terms of students and learning objectives. As such, this compilation presents approaches for bridging the theory-practice gap. Following this, the authors focus on pharmacists' role in oncology, and the current challenges and perspectives of pharmacist in oncology settings. Oncology pharmacists contribute to the rational use of chemotherapy and supportive drugs by providing individual pharmaceutical care plans for patients. Challenges in

Pharmaceutical Policy in Countries with Developing Healthcare Systems

Pharmaceutical Policy in Countries with Developing Healthcare Systems
  • Author : Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 March 2017
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A comprehensive and granular insight into the challenges of promoting rational medicine, this book serves as an essential resource for health policy makers and researchers interested in national medicines policies. Country-specific chapters have a common format, beginning with an overview of the health system and regulatory and policy environments, before discussing the difficulties in maintaining a medicines supply system, challenges in ensuring access to affordable medicines and issues impacting on rational medicine use. Numerous case studies are also used to

The Future of Public Health

The Future of Public Health
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Division of Health Care Services,Committee for the Study of the Future of Public Health
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1988
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"The Nation has lost sight of its public health goals and has allowed the system of public health to fall into 'disarray'," from The Future of Public Health. This startling book contains proposals for ensuring that public health service programs are efficient and effective enough to deal not only with the topics of today, but also with those of tomorrow. In addition, the authors make recommendations for core functions in public health assessment, policy development, and service assurances, and identify

Economic Dimensions of Covid-19 in Indonesia

Economic Dimensions of Covid-19 in Indonesia
  • Author : Blane D. Lewis,Firman Witoelar
  • Publisher : ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
  • Release : 19 April 2021
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Beginning in December 2019, the coronavirus swept quickly through all regions of the world. COVID 19 has wreaked social, political and economic havoc everywhere and has shown few signs of entirely abating. The recent development and approval of new vaccines against the virus, however, now provides some hope that we may be coming to the beginning of the end of the pandemic. This volume collects papers from a conference titled Economic Dimensions of COVID 19 in Indonesia: Responding to the Crisis, organised by