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Free Drug & Diagnostics

SHRC has provided technical support to department on preparation of various edition of Essential Drug List (EDL) since 2003. In 2003 Chhattisgarh became the 1st state in India to launch: Essential Drug List, Drug Formulary and Standard Treatment Guidelines (STG). Currently state has EDL edition -2021. SHRC carried out periodic assessments of availability of essential drugs in Chhattisgarh Medical Services Corporation (CGMSC) godowns and government health facilities. SHRC provides continuous support to improve the drug supply system through monthly monitoring of free drugs scheme, deciding buffer quantities of each EDL drugs, deciding list of important (fast-moving) drugs, improving forecasting of annual indents and periodically conducting prescription audits. SHRC also carried out periodic situational analysis of diagnostic services, gaps and systemic underlying reasons. Advocating for a policy on essential diagnostic services in public facilities and list of essential tests at different levels. Technical support for cost estimation, Human Resource planning, equipment and reagent procurement requirements for essential diagnostics.



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