Factors affecting the success of consumer protection group leaders in increasing the number of accredited pharmacies in regional areas in 2009

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Author JPHD

Abstract

This cross-sectional explanatory research analyzed the success of and the
factors affecting the implementation of the accredited pharmacy policy at the regional
level in 2009 by the chiefs of Consumer Protection Groups in provincial Public Health
Offices in Thailand. Data were collected from 40 leaders of Consumer Protection Groups
using a questionnaire and from in-depth interviews with four of these leaders. Descriptive
statistics were used to explain the characteristics of the study variables.
The results show that the characteristic for the implementing agency was ranked
highest. Next was the clarity of the accredited pharmacy policy, followed by the
disposition of implementers, interorganizational communication, enforcement activities
and resources, respectively.
Recommendations following from this research are as follows: the FDA and the
Pharmacy Council should revise the details of the accredited pharmacy policy and the
format or level of pharmacy standards. They should investigate the motivation of and
the process for motivating entrepreneurship among pharmacists.

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JPHD A. Factors affecting the success of consumer protection group leaders in increasing the number of accredited pharmacies in regional areas in 2009. J Public Hlth Dev [Internet]. 2012 May 10 [cited 2024 Apr. 16];9(3):273. Available from: https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/AIHD-MU/article/view/1423
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