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Use of Standardized Patients to Assess Antibiotic Dispensing for Tuberculosis by Pharmacies in Urban India : A Cross-Sectional Study (Vol. 2) : Supplementary Appendix (English)

India’s total antibiotic use is the highest of any country. Patients often receive prescription-only drugs directly from pharmacies. Here the authors aimed to assess the medical advice and drug dispensing practices of pharmacies for standardized patients with presumed and confirmed tuberculosis in India. ... See More +

Journal Article 136154 NOV 01, 2016

Satyanarayana,Srinath; Kwan,Ada Ting Ting; Daniels,Benjamin B.; Subbaraman,Ramnath; Mcdowell,Andrew Thomas; Bergkvist,Sofi; Das,Ranendra K.; Das,Veena; Das,Jishnu; Pai,Madhukar Disclosed

Use of Standardized Patients to Assess Antibiotic Dispensing for Tuberculosis by Pharmacies in Urban India : A Cross-Sectional Study : Main Report (English)

India’s total antibiotic use is the highest of any country. Patients often receive prescription-only drugs directly from pharmacies. Here the authors aimed to assess the medical advice and drug dispensing practices of pharmacies for standardized patients with presumed and confirmed tuberculosis in India. ... See More +

Journal Article 136154 NOV 01, 2016

Satyanarayana,Srinath; Kwan,Ada Ting Ting; Daniels,Benjamin B.; Subbaraman,Ramnath; Mcdowell,Andrew Thomas; Bergkvist,Sofi; Das,Ranendra K.; Das,Veena; Das,Jishnu; Pai,Madhukar Disclosed

Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (English)

This paper examines the sustainability of weight loss achieved through cash rewards and, for the first time, the potential of monetary incentives to prevent weight cycling. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7339 JUN 26, 2015

Augurzky,Boris; Bauer,Thomas K.; Reichert,Arndt Rudiger; Schmidt,Christoph M.; Tauchmann,Harald Disclosed

Final report with recommendations for reforming Bulgaria’s pharmaceutical sector (English)

This report presents a review of current issues in the pharmaceutical sector in Bulgaria, examining drug policy, regulation, pricing, formulary selection, distribution, expenditure, and to the extent possible, patterns of use in Bulgaria. ... See More +

Working Paper 100971 MAY 01, 2015

Lopert,Ruth; Couffinhal, Agnès; Mircheva Sirakova,Jasmina Jeliazkova Disclosed

Primary care for the poor : the potential of micro-health markets to improve care (English)

Much of the primary curative care provided to the poor by the private sector occurs not at large hospitals but at small, single-person clinics. ... See More +

Viewpoint 94424 JAN 01, 2015

Disclosed

Vietnam - Northern Upland Health Support Project : P082672 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR13954 MAY 05, 2014

Nguyen,Anh Thuy

Closing the local skills gap and strengthening the pharmaceutical supply chain in Egypt (English)

IFC provided trainers accredited to provide Business Edge management training to SMEs in Novartis' supply chain telemarketers to develop effective sales pitches, pharmacy owners to draft sounder business plans, and managers to acquire the necessary skills to motivate teams and better serve the customer.. ... See More +

Brief 112550 JUN 01, 2013

Disclosed

Romania - Pharmaceutical sector analysis (English)

Romania has a pharmaceutical market of 5.47 billion lei (1,550 million Euro) in 2006, where the market for prescription drugs was about 4.58 billion lei, of which 80 percent are financed by health insurance. ... See More +

Working Paper 81021 JAN 01, 2013

Seiter,Andreas Disclosed

Vietnam - Central North Region Health Support Project : P095275 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR4742 MAR 20, 2012

Hurt,Kari L. Disclosed

Third Amendment to the MDTF Grant TF057638 Conformed (English)

Agreement NOV 18, 2011

Baimu,Evarist F. Disclosed

Private sector pharmaceutical supply and distribution channels in Africa : a focus on Ghana, Malawi and Mali (English)

Sustainable access to affordable, high-quality medicines is an important component in all health care systems but remains limited in many African countries. ... See More +

Working Paper 65601 AUG 01, 2011

McCabe, Ariane; Seiter, Andreas; Diack, Aissatou; Herbst, Christopher H.; Dutta, Sheila; Saleh, Karima Disclosed

Maldives - Maldives - Integrated Human Development Project : P078523 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 16 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report JUN 22, 2011

Vermehren,Andrea

Maldives - Integrated Human Development Project : P078523 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report JAN 23, 2011

Vermehren,Andrea

Egypt - management and service quality in primary health care facilities in the Alexandria and Menoufia governorates (English)

This report provides an assessment of the performance of public primary facilities in the Alexandria and Menoufia governorates. The performance is evaluated against the standards introduced with the Health Sector Reform Program; analyzes the quality perceptions, health situation, utilization and economic situation of households living in the catchment areas of the facilities; and examines the management processes of different institutions involved in primary care. ... See More +

Other Public Sector Study 69345 JUN 25, 2010

Disclosed

Private sector pharmaceutical supply and distribution chains : Ghana, Mali, and Malawi (English)

Sustainable access to affordable, quality medicines is an important component of health care but in many African countries it continues to be limited. ... See More +

Working Paper 53107 DEC 01, 2009

McCabe, Ariane; Seiter, Andreas; Diack, Aissatou; Herbst, Christopher; Bodo, Annemarie Disclosed

The pharmaceutical sector of the Western Balkan countries (English)

There is a strong political will in the Western Balkan states to align the region's pharmaceutical legislation and practice with that of the European Union. ... See More +

Working Paper 42827 FEB 01, 2008

Imasheva , Aizhan ; Seiter , Andreas Disclosed

Turkey - Pharmaceutical sector analysis (English)

Pharmaceuticals are essential to achieve health outcomes, but are at the same time a major cost factor in every health system. From a patient perspective, access to pharmaceuticals is a proxy for the functioning of the health system. ... See More +

Working Paper 81020 JAN 01, 2008

Celik, Yusuf; Seiter, Andreas Disclosed

Health systems in East Asia : what can developing countries learn from Japan and the Asian tigers ? (English)

The health systems of Japan and the Asian Tigers--Hong Kong (China), the Republic of Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan (China)--and the recent reforms to them provide many potentially valuable lessons to East Asia's developing countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3790 DEC 01, 2005

Wagstaff, Adam Disclosed

Pharmaceuticals: cost containment, pricing, reimbursement (English)

In virtually every country in the world, governments, social security fund managers and health insurers are struggling with ever increasing drug bills. ... See More +

Brief 35560 AUG 01, 2005

Seiter, Andreas; Lakshminarayanan, Rama [editor] Disclosed

Pharmaceuticals : quality assurance in the distribution chain (English)

Many health projects rely on a regular supply of quality pharmaceuticals. Here is a practical guide how to assure drug quality along the distribution chain and win the fight against substandard and counterfeit drugs, which otherwise harm people's health and undermine the success of major treatment programs. ... See More +

Brief 32932 JUL 01, 2005

Seiter, Andreas; Lakshminarayanan, Rama [editor] Disclosed

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Use of Standardized Patients to Assess Antibiotic Dispensing for Tuberculosis by Pharmacies in Urban India : A Cross-Sectional Study (Vol. 2) : Supplementary Appendix (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 136154 Journal Article
Use of Standardized Patients to Assess Antibiotic Dispensing for Tuberculosis by Pharmacies in Urban India : A Cross-Sectional Study : Main Report (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 136154 Journal Article
Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (English)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7339 Policy Research Working Paper
Final report with recommendations for reforming Bulgaria’s pharmaceutical sector (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 100971 Working Paper
Primary care for the poor : the potential of micro-health markets to improve care (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94424 Viewpoint
Vietnam - Northern Upland Health Support Project : P082672 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 07 (English)
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MAY 05, 2014 ISR13954 Implementation Status and Results Report
Closing the local skills gap and strengthening the pharmaceutical supply chain in Egypt (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 112550 Brief
Romania - Pharmaceutical sector analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 81021 Working Paper
Vietnam - Central North Region Health Support Project : P095275 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 02 (English)
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MAR 20, 2012 ISR4742 Implementation Status and Results Report
Third Amendment to the MDTF Grant TF057638 Conformed (English)
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NOV 18, 2011 Agreement
Private sector pharmaceutical supply and distribution channels in Africa : a focus on Ghana, Malawi and Mali (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 65601 Working Paper
Maldives - Maldives - Integrated Human Development Project : P078523 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 16 (English)
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JUN 22, 2011 Implementation Status and Results Report
Maldives - Integrated Human Development Project : P078523 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 15 (English)
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JAN 23, 2011 Implementation Status and Results Report
Egypt - management and service quality in primary health care facilities in the Alexandria and Menoufia governorates (English)
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JUN 25, 2010 69345 Other Public Sector Study
Private sector pharmaceutical supply and distribution chains : Ghana, Mali, and Malawi (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 53107 Working Paper
The pharmaceutical sector of the Western Balkan countries (English)
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FEB 01, 2008 42827 Working Paper
Turkey - Pharmaceutical sector analysis (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 81020 Working Paper
Health systems in East Asia : what can developing countries learn from Japan and the Asian tigers ? (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 WPS3790 Policy Research Working Paper
Pharmaceuticals: cost containment, pricing, reimbursement (English)
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AUG 01, 2005 35560 Brief
Pharmaceuticals : quality assurance in the distribution chain (English)
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JUL 01, 2005 32932 Brief