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5. The Rational Health Newsletter: Oxfam, 274, Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7D2 (private circulation) UK

7. Consumer Interpol: IOCU, PO Box 1045, Penang, Malaysia

9. Pune Journal of Continuing Health Education : Arogya Dakshata Mandal, 1913, Sadashiv Peth, Pune 30

11. LOCOST Newsletter, Apanu Swasthya (Gujarati), LOCOST Features (Gujarati): LOCOST, GPO Box 134, Baroda - 390 001

13. Counterfact: CED, Bombay, 3, Suleman Chambers, 4, Battery Street, Behind Regal Cinema, Bombay - 400 039

15. Health Action: Catholic Hospital Association of India, 15/6, Staff Road, P.Box 2126, Secunderabad-500 003 (AP)

17. Child Health Dialogue: Healthlink Worldwide, Farringdon Point, (formerly AHRTAG), 29-35 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JB, UK.
e-mail:info@healthlink.org.uk

19. Drug, Disease & Doctor: Drug Action Forum (West Bengal), DD 35, SEBA, Sector I, Salt Lake, Calcutta 700064

21. Central Council for Research in Unani Newsletter : 5 Panchsheel Shopping Center, New Delhi 110 017

23. MALAM (Medical Lobby for Appropriate Marketing) Newsletter Distributed in India by BODHI, see 28: MALAM, PO Box 172, Daw Park, SA 5041, Australia

25. Drug Industry: WHO Collaborating Center on Drug Information, Central Drug Research Institute, PO Box No. 173, Lucknow - 226 001

28. BODHI (Bulletin of Drug Health and Information): 254 Lake Town, Calcutta 700 089

30. Dear Doctor: Rajasthan VHA, C-80, Ramdas Marg, Tilak Nagar, Jaipur - 302 004

33. Issues in Medical Ethics: Forum for Medical Ethics Society , 310 Prabhu Darshan, S.Sainik, Nagar, Amboli, Andheri (W), Mumbai 400 058

35. Practical Pharmacy: Heatherlands, Lydford, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 4AU, England

Books

37. Worst Pills, Best Pills: Sidney Wolfe, et al., Public Citizen Health Research Group, Washington, DC, 1988

40. Banned and Bannable Drugs : Revised Edition, 1996 Mira Shiva and W.V.Rane, VHAI, N.Delhi

42. A Study of Supply and Use of Pharmaceuticals in Satara District: Anant Phadke, et al. FRCH, 84A R.G Thadani Marg, Worli, Bombay 411 018

44. Rational Drug Use: R.Bunjes, 2nd Edn., c/o Sanavita, POB 1252, D-59355, Werne Germany

46. Guidelines to Rational Drug Use: Von Massow, Ndele, Korte, Macmillan (1997). Available from TALC, PO Box 49, St.Albans, Herts, ALI 5TX, UK

Sources of Commercial Drug Information

1. Eastern Pharmacist: 507, Ashok Bhavan. 91, Nehru Place, New Delhi - 110 019

3. Current Index of Medical Specialities(CIMS): Biogard Medical Services, 640, 10-A Cross. West of Chord Road(II Stage), Bangalore - 560 086.

5. Drug Today: 1, Mother Dairy, Commercial Complex, Mayur Vihar, Pocket - 1, Phase 1, New Delhi - 110 001

7. Indian Pharmaceutical Guide: Pamposh Publications, 506, Ashok Bhavan, 91, Nehru Place,
New Delhi - 110 019.

 

6. Consumer Currents: IOCU, PO Box 1045, 10850, Penang, Malaysia

8. Contact: Formerly from the Christian Medical Commission, Geneva. Now published from CMAI, New Delhi (see 31 below).

(old issues)
10. Medico Friend Circle Bulletin : MFC 50 LIC Quarters, University Road, Pune 411016.

12. Health for the Millions VHAI: VHAI, 40 Qutab Institutional Area South of IIT, New Delhi - 110 016

14. Drug Bulletin: Department of Pharmacology, PGI of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

16. Radical Journal of Health : 19, June Blossom Society, 60A, Pali Road, Bandra West, Bombay - 400 050

18. Adverse Drug Reaction Bulletin distributed by Christian Medical Assocn. of India (see 31): Dr. M. Davies, Shotley Bridge General Hospital, Consett. County Durham,
DH8 ONB UK

20. Essential Drugs Monitor: WHO, 1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland

22. Australian Prescriber: Aust. Presc. Mailing Service, GPO Box 1909, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia

24. Current Highlights (R&D) : National Information For Drugs & Pharmaceuticals (NICDAP), CDRI, Lucknow 226001

26. Industry Highlights : NICDAP, CDRI, Lucknow 226 001

27. AIDAN Newsletter: All India Drug Action Network VHAI, 40 Qutub Instl. Area, South of IIT, New Delhi 110016

29. Prescrire Intl: PO Box 459, F-75527, Paris Cedex 11, France

31. Health Dialogue: CMAI, Plot 2, A-3, Local Shopping Centre, Janakpuri, New Delhi 110 058

32. Bulletin of the Society for Rational Therapy: c/o,
Dr. Arun Phatak, Behind GPO, Baroda 390 001, Gujarat

34. INRUD News: Newsletter of the Intl. Network for Rational Use of Drugs, 1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 920, Arlington, Virginia 22209 USA. E-mail: e-drug@usa.healthnet.org

36. Effectiveness Update: The Cochrane Collaboration, Update Software, Middleway, Oxford OX2 7LG,UK. e-mail:update@cochrane.co.uk

38. The BMA Guide to Medicines and Drugs: John Henry (ed.) Dorling Kindersley, London, 1990

39. The People's Pharmacy: Joe and Teresa Graedon, St. Martin's Griffin, New York, 1996.

41. The Complete Family Medicine Book: J.S. Bapna et al., Orient Paperbacks, Delhi, 1983

43. Inside Ciba-Geigy: Olle Hansson, IOCU, Penang, 1989

45. Clinical Guidelines Diagnostic and Treatment Manual: Medicins Sans Frontieres, Netherlands (see address above)

47. Problem Drugs: A.Chetley, HAI/ZED Books, 1995.

48. Patents for Medicine: N.B.Zaveri, IDMA, Mumbai, 1998.

49. Drug Supply and Use: Anant Phadke, Sage, New Delhi, 1998.


2. Monthly index of Medical specialities(MIMS): 90, Nehru Place, New Delhi - 110 019

4. IDMA Bulletin: Indian Drug Manufacturers, 102 - B, Poonam Chambers, Dr. A. B. Road, Worli, Mumbai - 400 018.

6. Express Pharma Pulse: Indian Express, Nariman Point.
Mumbai - 400 021

8. Pharma Guide: 7/C Morarji Velji Trust Bldgs, Room No. 12, 1st Floor, Kolbhat Lane, Kalbadevi, Mumbai 400 002.

       
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