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What is in the drug packet?: access and use of non-prescribed poly-pharmaceutical packs (Yaa Chud) in the community in Thailand

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Background ‘Yaa Chud’ is a non-prescribed poly-pharmaceutical pack containing several types of drugs, including antibiotics and steroids, which can be purchased over the counter in Thailand for self-medication. Although it is illegal, it is still available at some community outlets. This study aimed to understand access to and use of Yaa Chud at the community level in order to raise awareness on its usage and to provide policy recommendations to address the problem. Methods This study employ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12889-019-7300-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5003-5565
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
19
Article number:
971
Publication date:
2019-07-22
Acceptance date:
2019-07-10
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EISSN:
1471-2458
Pmid:
31331304
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1145012
Local pid:
pubs:1145012
Deposit date:
2021-07-06

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