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  1. Non-prescribed antibiotic use is an emerging risky practice around the globe. An inappropriate use involving nonprescription access is one cause of the rapid increase in antibiotic resistance. Children commonl...

    Authors: Dumessa Edessa, Nega Assefa, Yadeta Dessie, Fekede Asefa, Girmaye Dinsa and Lemessa Oljira
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:57
  2. Over the last decade, the use of dietary and herbal supplements (DHSs) has expanded greatly across national healthcare settings for the prevention, management and/or treatment of a variety of health issues. Al...

    Authors: Jeremy Y. Ng, Minji Kim and Ayush Suri
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:55
  3. While the widespread implementation of the non-pharmaceutical interventions was intended to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, such measures could be also effective in limiting the spread of other respiratory infe...

    Authors: Dalal Youssef, Ola Issa, Maysaloun Kanso, Janet Youssef, Linda Abou-Abbas and Edmond Abboud
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:54
  4. Pharmaceutical spending has been increasing rapidly for years and is higher than ever before. To control the rising costs, countries are implementing regulatory frameworks such as (internal) reference pricing,...

    Authors: Florian Siegmeier and Melanie Büssgen
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:53
  5. To combat the global challenge of cancer, priority has been placed on the research and development of new cancer medicines (NCMs). NCMs are often approved for marketing in accelerated processes. Despite signif...

    Authors: Eeva Ollila, Vesa Kataja and Liisa Sailas
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:52
  6. Medication administration errors are frequent and cause significant harm globally. However, only a few data are available on their prevalence, nature, and severity in developing countries, particularly in Braz...

    Authors: Lindemberg Assunção-Costa, Ivellise Costa de Sousa, Renata Kelly Rodrigues Silva, Ana Carla do Vale, Charleston Ribeiro Pinto, Juliana Ferreira Fernandes Machado, Cleidenete Gomes Valli and Luis Eugenio Portela Fernandes de Souza
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:51
  7. State capture by the pharmaceutical industry is a form of corruption whereby pharmaceutical companies shift laws or policies about their products away from the best interest of the public and toward their priv...

    Authors: Ariel Gorodensky and Jillian C. Kohler
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:50
  8. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought new situations that require the effective delivery of health information across the world and it’s important to offer clear, consistent, and credible information on the pandem...

    Authors: Belachew Umeta, Temesgen Mulugeta, Girma Mamo, Sintayehu Alemu, Nimona Berhanu, Gudina Milkessa, Birhanu Mengistu and Tsegaye Melaku
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:49
  9. Human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome had created enormous challenges worldwide, and continues to be the world’s serious health and development challenges. Globally, at the end 20...

    Authors: Yalemgeta Biyazin, Kalkidan Wondwossen, Azene Bantie Wubie, Melese Getachew and Bereket Gebremichael
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:48
  10. With an estimated population of 8.3 million, Sierra Leone has no existing pharmaceutical manufacturing company at present. The recent COVID-19 pandemic brought to the limelight the fragility and weakness of th...

    Authors: Eugene Conteh, Melody Okereke, Foday Umaro Turay, Alhaji Sununu Bah and Abdulwasiu Muhsinah
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:46
  11. Despite being the most effective treatment for advanced type 2 diabetes, the choice to start and maintain insulin therapy is based on a variety of criteria, including the patients' acceptance and willingness t...

    Authors: Ewunetie Mekashaw Bayked, Mesfin Haile Kahissay and Birhanu Demeke Workneh
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:45
  12. Information is crucial in enhancing partnership, reducing uncertainties and inventory costs, improving order fulfillment, and increasing customer satisfaction. However, there is a scantiness of studies on how ...

    Authors: Yohannes Birhanu, Tafesse Gizaw, Dawit Teshome, Bekele Boche and Tadesse Gudeta
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:44
  13. Healthcare services across the world have been deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In primary care, community pharmacists have had an important role in the frontline healthcare response to the pandemic.

    Authors: Claire Durand, Eric Douriez, Aude Chappuis, Frédérique Poulain, Yazdan Yazdanpanah, Sylvie Lariven, François-Xavier Lescure and Nathan Peiffer-Smadja
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:43
  14. Authors: Belachew Tefera, Belachew Bacha, Sileshi Belew, Rafaella Ravinetto, Tenaw Andualem, Zerihun Abegaz, Ayalew Zelelew, Gudeta Uma, Tadese Setegn, Abdisa Hunduma, Dinsefa Jemal, Diriba Daba and Bizuayehu Belete
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:41

    The original article was published in Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:17

  15. Pharmacy practice research publications has increased significantly in the last decade. This is also true for Middle Eastern countries.

    Authors: Daneh Obaid, Faris El-Dahiyat and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:40
  16. To evaluate knowledge, attitude and perception of community pharmacists towards pharmacogenomics services.

    Authors: Usman Abubakar, Lienarrubini Subramaniam, Abdulkadir Ayinla, Mobolaji Nurudeen Ambali, Dzul Azri Mohamed Noor, Nur Aizati Athirah Daud, Hauwa Kulu Isah and Hiba A. Al-Shami
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:39
  17. Pharmacists in high-income countries routinely provide efficient pharmacy or pharmaceutical care services that are known to improve clinical, economic, and humanistic outcomes (ECHO) of patients. However, phar...

    Authors: Sunil Shrestha, Rajeev Shrestha, Ali Ahmed, Binaya Sapkota, Asmita Priyadarshini Khatiwada, Christina Malini Christopher, Parbati Thapa, Bhuvan KC, Ali Qais Blebil, Saval Khanal and Vibhu Paudyal
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:37
  18. Despite calls for the use of additional real-world evidence (RWE) during drug development, rates of inclusion at the regulatory stage remain low. The medicine adoption model suggests that providing additional ...

    Authors: Ravi Jandhyala
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:36
  19. Asthma is a significant public health issue that poses a substantial health and economic burden. Despite the availability of effective asthma medications, its management remain suboptimal. Recent asthma guidel...

    Authors: Amira S. A. Said, Nadia Hussain, Zelal Kharaba, Amal H. I. Al Haddad, Lamiaa N. Abdelaty and Raghda R. S. Hussein
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:35

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:38

  20. COVID-19 has led to restrictions on movements and lockdown measures, which have resulted to higher utilization of over-the-counter drugs compared to prescription-only drugs. This study determined the prevalenc...

    Authors: Chidinma Ihuoma Amuzie, Kalu Ulu Kalu, Michael Izuka, Uche Ngozi Nwamoh, Uloaku Emma-Ukaegbu, Franklin Odini, Kingsley Metu, Chigozie Ozurumba and Ijeoma Nkem Okedo-Alex
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:34
  21. India, the country with the largest market availability of antimicrobial fixed-dose combinations (FDCs), banned certain antimicrobial FDCs in September 2018. Our objective was to examine the impact of Governme...

    Authors: Giorgia Sulis, Richeek Pradhan, Anita Kotwani and Sumanth Gandra
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:33
  22. While intravenous human immunoglobulin therapy is potentially lifesaving for rare diseases, the significant costs associated with its usage warrant due attention. This study evaluated the costs and prescribing...

    Authors: Shea Jiun Choo, Chun Zheng Ng, Yi Jing Ong, Kamariah Shamsinar Kamarul Baharin and Chee Tao Chang
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:31
  23. The use of pharmaceutical pictograms to enhance patients’ understanding of drug regimens has been proven effective in many countries. There are two reference systems for pictograms generally used in pharmacy: ...

    Authors: Margarita M. Gutierrez, Chanthawat Patikorn and Puree Anantachoti
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:30
  24. In countries with limited access to healthcare services, community pharmacists’ management of minor symptoms experienced by pregnant women could be beneficial in terms of alleviating the burden of other health...

    Authors: Asnakew Achaw Ayele, Md Shahidul Islam, Suzanne Cosh and Leah East
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:29
  25. Tension in the supply of highly consumed drugs for patients with COVID-19 (propofol, midazolam, curares) led the French government to set up a centralized supply of hospitals with distribution based on the num...

    Authors: Claire Chapuis, Rémy Collomp, Laura Albaladejo, Hugo Terrisse, Stéphane Honoré, Jean-Luc Bosson, Pierrick Bedouch and Pierre Albaladejo
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:28
  26. Canada has experienced a distinctly bifurcated pattern of (strong) opioid utilization post-2000, with multifold increases rendering it one of the world’s highest opioid consumption rates, followed by subsequen...

    Authors: Wayne Jones, Ridhwana Kaoser, David Rudoler and Benedikt Fischer
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:27
  27. People with weakened immune systems may not develop adequate protection after taking two doses of the mRNA-combined COVID-19 vaccine. The additional dose may improve the level of protection against Covid-19.

    Authors: Ammar Abdulrahman Jairoun, Sabaa Saleh Al-Hemyari, Faris El-Dahiyat, Maimona Jairoun, Moyad Shahwan, Mena Al Ani, Mustafa Habeb and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:26
  28. Community pharmacies are widely distributed in the United Arab Emirates where community pharmacists’ (CPs’) perspectives on provision of extended community pharmacy services (ECPS) is not known. This study ass...

    Authors: Subish Palaian, Muaed Alomar, Nageeb Hassan and Fatima Boura
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:24
  29. Globally, hypertension is a major public health problem and a strong predictor of cardiovascular disease complications. To reduce and prevent complications from hypertension, it is important to adapt self-care...

    Authors: Tsegaye Melaku, Bodena Bayisa, Helen Fekeremaryam, Alemayehu Feyissa and Alemayehu Gutasa
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:23
  30. Harm with inappropriate and irrational use of medications is a global challenge. The need for and patient access to medicines optimisation services is apparent globally and amplified in India due to multiple r...

    Authors: Mansi Doshi, Minesh Parbat, Vibhu Paudyal and John Marriott
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:22
  31. Community pharmacists (CPs) are one of the frontline healthcare workers (HCWs) working diligently to provide much-needed services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Burnout was one of the detrimental outcomes of th...

    Authors: Dalal Youssef, Linda Abou-Abbas and Janet Youssef
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:21
  32. In 2019, more than $34.5 billion was spent on prescription drugs in Canada. However, little is known about the distribution of this spending across medications and settings (outpatient and inpatient) over time...

    Authors: Mark Hofmeister, Ashwinie Sivakumar, Fiona Clement, Kaleen N. Hayes, Michael Law, Jason R. Guertin, Heather L. Neville and Mina Tadrous
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:20
  33. Adverse drug event (ADE) reporting is a significant process to increase consumer care and consumer safety associated with the use of medicines. An in-depth investigation into low ADE reporting by consumers and...

    Authors: Tanattha Kitisopee, Jirunya Assanee, Bernard A. Sorofman and Suntaree Watcharadmrongkun
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:19
  34. Pharmaceutical advertising is not only considered a key factor in the successful launch of pharmaceutical products, but is also an important source of public health information with a significant impact on con...

    Authors: Nazila Yousefi, Zahra Sharif, Fateme Chahian, Tayebe Mombeini and Farzad Peiravian
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:18
  35. Medicines of poor quality are currently prevailing problems undermining the quality of health care services in veterinary and human medicine. In this study, physico-chemical quality of veterinary medicines was...

    Authors: Belachew Tefera, Belachew Bacha, Sileshi Belew, Raffaella Ravinetto, Tenaw Andualem, Zerihun Abegaz, Ayalew Zelelew, Gudeta Uma, Tadese Setegn, Abdisa Hunduma, Dinsefa Jemal, Diriba Daba and Bizuayehu Belete
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:17

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:41

  36. Successful mass vaccination programmes are public health achievements of the contemporary world. While pharmaceutical companies are actively developing new vaccines, and demonstrating results of effectiveness ...

    Authors: Mathumalar Loganathan Fahrni, Intan An-Nisaa’ Ismail, Dalia Mohammed Refi, Ahmad Almeman, Norliana Che Yaakob, Kamaliah Md Saman, Nur Farhani Mansor, Noorasmah Noordin and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:16
  37. To determine how additional explanatory text (context) about drug side effects in a patient medication information handout affected comprehension and perceptions of risk and efficacy.

    Authors: Bridget Kelly, Amie O’Donoghue, Sarah Parvanta, Vanessa Boudewyns, Oluwamurewa Oguntimein, Carla Bann, Sue West, Janice Tzeng, Caroline Chandler, Gabriel Madson and Lauren McCormack
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:15
  38. The health supply chain system is essential for the optimum performance of the healthcare system. Despite increased investments in the health supply chain system, access to quality Essential Medicines and Heal...

    Authors: Eric Lugada, Henry Komakech, Irene Ochola, Shiela Mwebaze, Martin Olowo Oteba and Denis Okidi Ladwar
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:14
  39. The consistency and the quality of medicine labels are sought through the regulatory frameworks. This study aims at investigating the secondary labels of medicines based on the labeling regulations and guideli...

    Authors: Manori Jayasinghe, Thotawaththage Loshadhi Indunika Srilal, Deweni Guruge Pathmila Prasadi, Wickramasinghe Senanayakege Sachini Madushika, Samanda Marakkala Dileka Udyani Silva and Sewwandi Subasinghe
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:13
  40. The improper disposal of unused drugs can harm the environment and living beings. Programs such as drug take-back bins encourage people to dispose of unused medication at designated locations have increased. U...

    Authors: Tamara Vehige Calise, Sarah Levin Martin and Chloe Wingerter
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:12
  41. Currently, the private healthcare sector's role in healthcare delivery is growing in Ethiopia. However, there are limited studies on private healthcare sector drug use patterns. This study aimed to evaluate th...

    Authors: Getahun Asmamaw, Nahu Ejigu, Dinksew Tewihubo and Wondim Ayenew
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:11
  42. Multi- criteria decision analysis (MCDA) can assist policymakers in objectively choosing between alternative therapeutic options based on multiple value attributes. Our aim was to create an MCDA tool for the n...

    Authors: Baher Elezbawy, Ahmad Nader Fasseeh, Amal Sedrak, Randa Eldessouki, Mary Gamal, Mariam Eldebeiky, Hanaa Amer, Shimaa Akeel, Ahmad Morsy, Amira Amin, Amr Shafik, Sherif Abaza and Zoltán Kaló
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:10
  43. Community pharmacists are among the most accessible healthcare professionals and are likely to experience the full brunt of public health crises. In Lebanon, the COVID-19 pandemic, added to a severe economic m...

    Authors: Mohamad Alameddine, Karen Bou-Karroum and Mohamad Ali Hijazi
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2022 15:8

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