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Patient Compliance: Fact or Fiction?

Review Article of American Journal of Public administration Patient Compliance: Fact or Fiction? AK MOHIUDDIN Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh The word ‘compliance’ comes from the Latin word complire, meaning to fill up and hence to complete an action, transaction, or process and to fulfil a promise. In the Oxford English Dictionary, the relevant definition is ‘The acting in accordance with, or the yielding to a desire, request, condition, direction, etc.; a consenting to act in conformity with; an acceding to; practical assent”. Compliance with therapy is simply patients understanding of medication, motivation toward having this medication is a prescribed manner with the belief that the prescriber and prescribed medicine will be beneficial for his well-being. Although this is often the case, in a number of situations, the physician and pharmacist have not provided the patient with adequate instructions or have not presented the instructions in such a manner that the patient understands them. Nothing should be taken for granted regarding the patient’s understanding of how to use medication, and appropriate steps must be taken to provide patients with the information and counseling necessary to use their medications as effectively and as safely as possible. 20% to 30% of new prescriptions are never filled at the pharmacy. Medication is not taken as prescribed 50% of the time. For patients prescribed medications for chronic diseases, after six months, the majority take less medication than prescribed or stop the medication altogether. There are both federal and state laws that make using or sharing prescription drugs illegal. If someone take a pill that was prescribed to someone else or give that pill to another person, not only is it against the law, it’s extremely dangerous. Abbreviations: Atrial Fibrillation (AF); Administration Timing Simplification Protocol (ATSP) Asthma Insight and Management (AIM); ...

Patient Rights in Pharmacy Profession

Review Article of American Journal of Public administration Patient Rights in Pharmacy Profession AK MOHIUDDIN Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh Pharmacy is regarded as one of the most trusted professions in the world. Doctors are very important part of our society. They diagnose the disease and prescribe the medicines for the treatment of the diseases. Like Doctors, Pharmacist is also very important personality because he formulates the medicines, which are prescribed by doctors. So, we can say that without pharmacist, doctors cannot improve the public health and cannot cure the disease. Now, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights recognizes “the inherent dignity” and the “equal and unalienable rights of all members of the human family”. And it is on the basis of this concept of the person, and the fundamental dignity and equality of all human beings, that the notion of patient rights was developed. In other words, what is owed to the patient as a human being, by physicians and by the state, took shape in large part thanks to this understanding of the basic rights of the person. Purpose of the study: Discussion and projection about pharmacy profession and its characteristics, professional behavior and ethical aspects. The pharmacists have a vital role to play with patient rights.Findings: As a human being, patient have several rights to be followed during treatment intervention. Pharmacists are yet to get their status as a healthcare provider to follow and honor those rights. Materials and Methods: Research conducted a comprehensive year-round literature search, which included books, technical newsletters, newspapers, journals, and many other sources. Medicine and technical experts, pharma company executives and representatives were interviewed. Projections were based on all ethical and professional aspects pharmacists need to cover, including patient rights.Research limitations: Very few areas in Asian ...

Ethics and Professionalism: Pharmacy Profession

Review Article of American Journal of Public administration Ethics and Professionalism: Pharmacy Profession AK MOHIUDDIN Assistant Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, World University of Bangladesh Pharmacy is regarded as one of the most trusted professions in the world. Doctors are very important part of our society. They diagnose the disease and prescribe the medicines for the treatment of the diseases. Like Doctors, Pharmacist is also very important personality because he formulates the medicines, which are prescribed by doctors. So, we can say that without pharmacist, doctors cannot improve the public health and cannot cure the disease. Pharmacist is the backbone of medical profession. Without his expertise, doctors cannot do anything. They cannot fully cure the ill person. Pharmacist not only formulate the medicine, which are prescribed by physician, he also assesses the suitability of the medication for particular patient considering their medical history as well as the pharmacist tells us about the side effects of drug and interaction with other drugs and give clear understanding of the medication. Purpose of the study: Discussion and projection about pharmacy profession and its characteristics, professional behavior and ethical aspects. The pharmacists have a vital role to play healthcare associate as well as provider. Findings: Pharmacists are yet to get their status as a healthcare provider. Materials and Methods: Research conducted a comprehensive year-round literature search, which included books, technical newsletters, newspapers, journals, and many other sources. Medicine and technical experts, pharma company executives and representatives were interviewed. Projections were based on all ethical and professional aspects pharmacists need to cover. Research limitations: Pharmacists are not the sole healthcare providers. The article comprises only ethical issues of pharmacists in healthcare profession. Practical Implication: The soul of this article was to detail pharmacy profession and ethics. Along with students, researchers and professionals of different background and ...

Integration of Value Management (VM) Process in Bangladesh: Disaster Management (DM) projects

Research Article of American Journal of Public administration Integration of Value Management (VM) Process in Bangladesh: Disaster Management (DM) projects Mst.Sultana Pervin Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate, Kurigram, Bangladesh Over the past decades global leaders and communities’ attention have increased to the management of natural and human induce disasters because of significant intensity and frequency of disasters all over the world. Now a day’s disaster and its management have intersected and transcend country’s local boundaries and geographical area. From the time immemorial Bangladesh is one of the worst and wide varieties of disaster victim countries in this world which are tropical cyclones, floods, tornadoes, storm surges, river and coastal erosion, torrential rains, earthquake, droughts, epidemics and arsenic contamination. The main reasons behind this are - geographical location, multiplicity of rivers, land characteristics, coastal morphology and the monsoon climate. For that reason so many projects and programs are running in this country to face the problem and manage hazards. Critical learning from over decades with many programs and projects a mentionable initiatives “Comprehensive Disaster Management Program” (CDMP) in Bangladesh is a holistic collaborative effort of GoB, UNDP, DFID and a host of stakeholders. But overall result is still unsatisfactory. To overcome (DM) problems and establish an effective DM system in Bangladesh, it is important to evaluate current systems and projects structures. In contemporary world (VM) as a tool is now widely accepted for offering more values of the projects by engaging stakeholders at all stages of a project. VM always gives more emphasis on people’s participation from policy making to implementation. One of the most important matters in VM is quality assurance of project. Before initiating DM project, it also set plan or actions, workshops for feedback from all level stakeholders, assess needs, follow up meeting, training etc. to improve merit ...

DR. FROILAN D. MOBO
Associate Professor II, Designated Assistant Unit Head for General Education Unit, Philippine Merchant Marine Academy

Dr Tan Seok Tyug
Department of Healthcare Professional, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Management and Science University

Dr Sandhiya .V
Assistant professor, C.L.baid metha college of pharmacy

Dr. ROBERT NOWACKI
Assistant Professor, Head of Marketing Department, Marketing Department, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw

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