Indonesia's Hajj Drug Formulary

Sampurno, Ondri Dwi (2000) Indonesia's Hajj Drug Formulary.

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An available drug which harmonize the pattern of illness which appear during health service on hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, is one main factor to support an succeeding hajj helath service. A purchasing plan of drug for hajj helath service in Saudi Arabia was based on pattern of illness which appeared in the last three years. Purchasing of drug was done in Indonesia, and then its was shipped to Saudi Arabia by air cargo. Pattern of illness which appeared during health service on hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in 1999 was not relatively different from the last year. However, there were 26 kind of drugs which must be purchased in Saudi Arabia. Price of drugs in Saudi Arabia is more expensive then in Indonesia and its stock was not ready as required. So, it was not efficient. There were a drug which must be purchased in Saudi Arabia because there were a difference pattern of prescribibg by a doctor as The Indonesian Hajj Helath Officer (Tenaga Kesehatan Haji Indonesia/TKHI). Doctors who werw assigned as Indonesian hajj helath officers was comprised of general practitioners and specialist. However, all doctors was acting like general practitioners and the pattern of drug prescribing by general practitionerswould be different from the specialist. The difference of pattern in prescribing drugs could be eliminated if there a drug formulary was provided. In 1999, it has been recommended to make an Indonesian Hajj drug formulary as a guidance for prescribing drugs. Indonrsian hajj drug formulary was established on an experience of doctor who have assigned as TKHI, National Essential Drug List, and evidence based medicine.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: drug formulary, hajj pilgrimage; FAR-BPPK
Subjects: QS-QZ Preclinical sciences (NLM Classification) > QV Pharmacology > QV 701-835 Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics
Divisions: Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan > Pusat Penelitian dan Pengembangan Farmasi
Depositing User: Administrator Eprints
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2017 05:29
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2017 05:53

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