Prevalence of Drug-Drug Interactions of Antiretroviral Agents in the Private Health Care Sector in South Africa.

Prevalence of Drug-Drug Interactions of Antiretroviral Agents in the Private Health Care Sector in South Africa.

Objectives. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection can be effectively treated with highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), requiring concomitant administration of three to four different agents, often with a high potential for drug-drug interactions (DDIs). This study aimed to determine the prevalence of possible DDIs between antiretrovirals (ARVs) themselves and other drugs. Design. Retrospective drug utilisation […]

Knowledge and Expectations of Labour Among Primigravid Women in the Public Health Sector (Clinical Report)

Knowledge and Expectations of Labour Among Primigravid Women in the Public Health Sector (Clinical Report)

Objectives. We analysed knowledge and expectations of the process and pain of labour in primigravidas attending a local midwifery obstetric unit (MOU). It was anticipated that the results of this study could inform the development of interventions aimed at improving the analgesic care of women delivering at primary health care obstetric units. Design. Qualitative analysis […]

Commitment Among State Health Officials & Its Implications for Health Sector Reform: Lessons from Gujarat (Report)

Commitment Among State Health Officials & Its Implications for Health Sector Reform: Lessons from Gujarat (Report)

Background & objectives: Commitment, competencies and skills of people working in the health sector can significantly impact the performance and its reform process. In this study we attempted to analyse the commitment of state health officials and its implications for human resource practices in Gujarat. Methods: A self-administered questionnaire was used to measure commitment and […]

-Bahrain Insurance Sector Continue Its Growth over the Last Decade - Compound Annual Gross Premiums Increase by 15%; Medical Insurance Soars by 38%

-Bahrain Insurance Sector Continue Its Growth over the Last Decade – Compound Annual Gross Premiums Increase by 15%; Medical Insurance Soars by 38%

ENPNewswire-October 26, 2011–Bahrain Insurance Sector Continue its Growth over the Last Decade – Compound Annual Gross premiums increase by 15%; Medical insurance soars by 38%(C)2011 ENPublishing – http://www.enpublishing.co.uk ENP Newswire – 26 October 2011