Miscellaneous Articles

Community survey on Rural women health

About Authors:
M.sandhya sree*, Sowmya**
*Assistant Professor ,
Department of pharmacology,
BA&KR pharmacy college,
JNTUK, Andhra Pradesh.
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.

The study was conducted in two villages of Guntur district (Andra Pradesh) to determine the nature and extent of health problems of rural women. The data were collected from one hundred randomly selected rural ladies by interviewing them with the help of an interview schedule developed for  the  purpose.
The identified health problems were classified. The findings of the study indicated the prevalence of a number of health problems among rural women and a need was felt for their education on health aspects. A sizeable number of them were found to have suffered from bronchitis, coryza, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea , conjunctivitis, dandruff, tartar deposits on teeth, skin diseases, gynecological diseases and some other diseases like rheumatism, arthritis, etc.
The existence of a government hospital in village had no association of significant level with the health problems of rural women. Majority of the respondents perceived the treatment given in government hospital to be not effective and several other constraints in availing of the treatment facilities.

Role of Trademark in Minimizing Medication Errors

About Authors:
Pradeep Arora, Ashish Chauhan
M.Pharm Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Lovely Professional University,
Phagwara, Punjab.

Present article enlights the true meaning of trademark and its role in reducing the chances of error in case of self medication due to look alike and sound alike drugs. History and origin of trademark and how the trademark helps the consumers and traders have been discussed in this article. This review article also helps in understanding various products and services for which a trademark can be used.

Need for Professional And Social Change In Pharmaceutical Education

About Authors:
Gedam V.K., Chikhle R.V.
University Department of Pharmacutical Sciences,
Rashtrasanta Tukdoji Maharaj
Nagpur University,
Amravati road, Nagpur-440033,

The natual sciences simply do not provide adequate tools or perspective.They need to be supplemented with knowledge from disciplines that deals with people and system. The social development has always been closely interlinked with healthcare achievements. Therefore Pharmacy education and practice has significant impact on health improvement of nation.The pharmacist represent the third largest professional group in the world which works in community a member of  healthcare team and have special responsibilities for safe use of medicines.
In India, profession of Pharmacy is yet to boom to its fullest extent. Here Pharmacist performs job of mere drug seller only and does not practice Pharmacy independently.In developed countries in addition to traditional dispensing Pharmacist monitor the health and progress of patient and provide patient care outcomes and accordingly their education curriculum is designed.
This paper seeks a need for professional and social change in pharmaceutical education system for achieving the  desired status of pharmacist in our country. The standard of education must be evaluated for strengthening of education and profession.

An overview on Intellectual Property Rights and How these useful for Pharma students and researchers

About Author:
Eswara murali S,
National Institute Of Pharmaceutical Education and Reseach (NIPER)
, India

Intellectual Property Rights(IPRs) are becomming an essential knowlede for the all types of subjects espicially for the pharma students and researchers. If want to run with the compition in the world one should get the knowledge and utilise these IPRs, if you want to get benifit from these IPRS, you not need to be an IPR expert, at least having a basic knowledge is sufficient to enjoy the benifits of IPRs, espicially PATENTS for pharma students.


About Authors:
Jomy Joy, Dr. Anantha Nagappa
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Manipal University,
Karnataka, India

In the age of information, the applications of business have become not only simple but also of high impact. The impact of internet on society can be felt by popularity of social media like Facebook, twitter, orkut etc. The application of internet to access drugs and diagnostics which begin early in advent of infoage has matured into portals or virtual drugs stores popularly known as internet pharmacy. The advent of internet pharmacy and access of drugs and diagnostics is gaining popularity due to cost effectiveness, high speed delivery to door step of patients. The patient can order medicines from their own home in privacy.


About Authors:
Pushpendra Kumar Patel*,  Narendra Prajapati , Jyoti Sahu
M. Pharma, T.I.T. College of Pharmacy,
M.P. India

It is a very well accepted fact that food, cloth and shelter are essential stuff for human beings, but the real fact behind these are only to achieve  good health , so that one can survive and enjoy the charm of god gifted life. As the health is prime importance than any of others, so it’s novel responsibility of that person to keep the world healthy, and that person is proudly called as health care professional, Dr. and pharmacist both comes under it, but the pharmacist is the base of health care profession. A person who is directly and actively involved in the life cycle of medicine. It concludes study from new entity to its elimination. Simply the person deals with biochemical mechanism of action of drug, drugs therapeutic role, side effect, potential interaction, and monitoring parameter.


About Authors:
*M. Pharm. (Pharma Management & Regulatory Affairs)
1 Director, Lachoo Memorial College of Science & Technology
2. Lecturer, Lachoo Memorial College of Science & Technology
Lachoo Memorial College of Science & Technology
‘Pharmacy Wing’, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Ethics can be explained as branch of philosophy related with the implication of all aspects of human behavior and nature. The purpose of this paper is to present an overview and relevance of business ethics in management and pharmaceutical industry scenario. The rationale of business can not be only illustrated by profit maximization but also by the social concern of the organization. This paper demonstrates the concept of business ethics with various attributes, factors and impact on society and also emphasize on code of ethics and its importance. Present paper also discusses common ethical problems within a pharmaceutical organization. A practical approach as case studies related to pharmaceutical industries will identify the issues and implications for ethical development, advancement and globalization of business ethics. Concept of paper focuses attention on the development of an attitude which should be adopted to understand various terms of ethics and development for social and business concern.