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Table 4 Availability of Medicines (any one drug available within the therapeutic Category) by Therapeutic Category at different level of public health facilities

From: Availability of medicines in public sector health facilities of two North Indian States

Drug category Punjab Haryana
PHC CHC DH MC Total PHC CHC DH MC Total
Analgesic/Anti-Pyretic/NSAID 100 100 100 0 98 100 100 100 100 100
Anti-bacterial 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Anti-allergic 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Vitamins& Minerals 100 100 100 0 98 100 100 100 100 100
Anti-asthmatic 95 100 100 0 95 86 100 100 100 93
Antacid 95 100 100 0 95 91 100 100 100 95
Anti-helminthic/Anti-parasitic 95 100 100 0 95 95 100 100 100 98
Anti-fungal 0 64 83 0 30 0 100 83 100 43
Anti-spasmodic 91 82 100 0 88 91 100 100 0 93
Anti-emetic 95 91 100 0 93 91 91 83 100 90
ORS 64 64 83 0 65 100 100 100 100 100
Anti-hypertensive 100 100 100 0 98 100 100 100 100 100
Anti-diabetic 100 100 100 0 98 91 100 100 100 95
Thrombolytic 5 27 83 0 23 0 55 100 100 33
Anti-depressants/Antipsychotics 100 100 100 0 98 100 100 100 100 100
Anti-viral 0 73 100 0 35 0 27 83 0 20
Uterotonics 91 100 83 0 90 86 100 100 100 93
Endocrine medicines 32 18 17 0 25 32 55 83 100 48
Miscellaneous 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Anti-cancer medicines 0 0 17 100 5 0 9 17 100 8
Anaesthetic agents 95 100 100 100 98 73 82 100 100 80
Total 74 82 89 24 77 73 87 93 90 80
  1. Note: Figures given in the table are percentages. Overall, 2 MC, 12 DH, 22 CHC and 44 PHC were covered in this study in the two states Punjab and Haryana. Where; PHC = Primary Health Centre, CHC = Community Health Centre, DH = District Hospital, MC = Medical College