Search for dissertations about: "Private pharmacies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words Private pharmacies.

  1. 1. Public Health in Private Hands. Studies on private and public tuberculosis care in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Knut Lönnroth; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tuberculosis; private health care; private-public mix; health sector reform; health-seeking behaviour; quality of care; directly observed treatment;

    Abstract : Aim: This thesis assesses and compares private and public tuberculosis (TB) care in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam, with an aim to identify suitable roles for private and public health care providers in tuberculosis control. Research framework: A set of standardised strategies for TB control advocated by the World Health Organisation and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases is used as a framework to analyse private and public providers' ability to deliver care of adequate quality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Selling Drugs or Providing Health Care? : The role of private pharmacies and drugstores, examples from Zimbabwe and Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Nina Viberg; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Background: In low-income countries many people do not have access to formal health care because of poverty and weak health systems. Instead people seek care at private pharmacies and drugstores. Infectious diseases such as sexually transmitted infections (STI) and diarrhoea are common and access to correct management is of big importance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards good pharmacy practice in Hanoi : A multi-intervention study in private sector

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Private pharmacies; Good Pharmacy Practice; randomised controlled trial; multiintervention; Simulated Client Method; interview; case management; ARI; STD; steroids; antibiotics; Vietnam.;

    Abstract : This thesis describes the quality of private pharmacy practice and assesses the effects of an intervention package on knowledge and practice of private pharmacy staff in Hanoi, Vietnam. The study types used were a case study and a randomised controlled trial. In the case study, two private pharmacies were included. READ MORE

  4. 4. The quality of private pharmacy services in a province of Lao PDR : Perceptions, practices and regulatory enforcements

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Lamphone Syhakhang; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2002]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Lao PDR; National Drug Policy Programme; quality; private pharmacy; drug sellers; Good Pharmacy Practice; indicators; inspection; regulatory intervention; knowledge;

    Abstract : Aim: To study the practices of private pharmacies, the quality of drugs and the effectiveness of government regulations. To explore drug sellers' and consumers' knowledge and perceptions about drug quality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Antibiotic use and resistance : Assessing and improving utilisation and provision of antibiotics and other drugs in Vietnam

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Mattias Larsson; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2003]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Antibiotic use; antibiotic resistance; private pharmacies; case management; knowledge; practice; interventions; enforcement of regulation; education; peer influence;

    Abstract : Background: In Vietnam there were shortages of drugs until the end of the 1980's. In 1986 the "Doi Moi" economic reforms towards market economy were initiated. An expanding private health care sector emerged and the per capita drug consumption has increased dramatically. READ MORE