Essential Drugs Formulary: Sangeeta Sharma, Reeta Kh (eds), DSPRUD 2005. The Delhi Model: Enhancing Access to Quality Medicines. V.S. Mathur (ed), Annamaya Publisher, New Delhi, 2004. Use Your Medicines Correctly : A User's Guide, Usha Gupta, Sangeeta Sharma (eds), 2003.
The Medicines Scenario in India : Perceptions and Perspectives. DSPRUD Standard Treatment Guidelines: Sangeeta Sharma, GR Sethi, U Gupta (eds), 4th edition 2015
DSPRUD and Wolters Kluwer Health
Promoting Rational Use of Medicines A Manual For Nurses:
Training Module for Promoting Awareness Amongst School Children on Rational Use of Drugs Standard Treatment Guidelines, Editions 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th, developed by DSPRUD Special Editions of Standard Treatment Guidelines - Delhi, Rajasthan (two editions), Uttarakhand, Haryana, Mumbai, Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh
Store Management    
Some Reviews 
The Medicines Scenario in India : Perceptions and Perspectives
1. ‘It was an extremely educative book.’
Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi.
2. ‘…….. promises to be an excellent tool to plan things based on the experience of the Society.’
Mrs. Shailaja Chandra, Secretary, Department of ISM & Homoeopathy, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi.

The above books are available on sale and can be bought from the office of DSPRUD.

The Standard Treatment Guidelines : A therapeutic manual can also be bought from the publisher, M/s B.I. Publications Private Limited, 13 Darya Ganj, New Delhi – 110 002.


Sangeeta Sharma, Ranjit Roy Chaudhury. Improving Availability and Accessibility of Medicines: A Tool for Increasing Healthcare Coverage. Archive of Medicine 2015; 7(5): 12.

Sangeeta Sharma, GR Sethi, Usha Gupta, Ranjit Roy Chaudhury. Barriers and facilitators to development of standard treatment guidelines in India. WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health January-June 2015;
(1-2): 86-91.

B. S. Aribam, P. C. Joshi, Sangeeta Sharma Perception and Management of Acute respiratory tract infections in a Slum Cluster of Delhi. International Journal of Scientific Research June 2015 Journal
DOI : 10.15373/22778179.

Sharma. S, Kumar. N, Chakraborti. S, Sinha. S, Kumari. S, Jahanara. MG. Prevalence and Factors Associated with Medication Compliance in Indian Patients Suffering from Mental Disorders. Tropical Doctor 2012: 42; 28-31.

Roy Chaudhury R, Parameswar R, Gupta U, Sharma S, Tekur U, Bapna JS, Gurbani NK. Quality Medicines for the Poor: Experience of Delhi Programme on Rational Use of Drugs (1995-2000). Health Policy & Planning 2005, 20: 124-136.

Gupta U, Sharma S, Sheth PD, Jha J, Roy Chaudhury R. Improving Medicine Usage by Empowering the Patients through value added Pharmaceutical Care and Patient Information leaflets. Tropical Doctor 2005; 35: 164-166.

Sharma S, Chadda RK, Rishi RK, Gulati RK, Bapna JS. Prescribing pattern and
indicators for performance in a psychiatric practice. Int J Psychiatry Clin Prac 2003; 7: 231-238.

Rishi RK, Sharma S, Surendra K, Tailang M. Prescription audit: Experience in Garhwal (Uttarakhand), India. Tropical Doctor 2003; 33: 76-79.

Kotwani A, Usha Gupta, Suri JC, Roy Chaudhury R. Impact of Educational Intervention on Prescribing Behavior in Bronchial Asthma. Journal of Aerosol Medicine 2003; 16:213.

Madden J, Kotwani A. Availability of essential medicines: an example from Rajasthan, India. Essential Drugs Monitor 2003; 33:17.

Roy Chaudhury R. Commentary on article "Lesson on Integration from  developing world's experience. BMJ; 2001: 322 (7279): 164.

Sharma S, Prasad A, Anand KS. Non steroidal anti - inflammatory drugs in the
management of pain and inflammation: a basis for drug selection. Am J Therapeutics 1999; 6: 3-11.

Roy Chaudhury R. Rational Use of Drugs: Delhi's change in policy changes lives.
Essential Drugs Monitor; Issue No. 27: 1999.

Gupta U, Kotwani A, Roy Chaudhury R., A baseline survey of drug use in Delhi Hospital. INRUD NEWS 1998; 8: 21-22.

Delhi leads the Way with new drug policy. Essential Drugs Monitor; Issue No.18: 1994.


Sangeeta Sharma, Meena Gupta. Drug Cost Containment: Impact of a Drug Policy on Cost and Availability of Essential Medicines. Journal of Health Management 2013: 15: 525-534.

B. Zutshi, Ranjit Roy Chaudhury, Sangeeta Sharma. Medication Use Among Elderly Population in Urban Setting: A Case Study of Vasant Kunj in Delhi. HelpAge India-Research & Development Journal. 2012; 18: 3: 6-18.

Sangeeta Sharma, Reeta Kh, Ranjit Roy Chaudhury. Attitude and Opinion towards Essential Drugs Formulary. Indian J Pharmacol, June 2010.

Roy Chaudhury R, Thatte UM. Beyond DOTS: Avenues ahead in the management of Tuberculosis. National Medical Journal of India 2003, 16: 6,321-327.

Roy Chaudhury R. A review "Regulating the Health Professions". National Medical Journal of India Sept-Oct 2003; 16: 5, 284.

Sharma S, Gupta U, Roy Chaudhury R, Bapna JS. Prescribing behaviour of physicians. J Health Management 2002; 4 : 55-71.

Roy Chaudhury R, Gurbani NK. The TRIPS Agreement: Implications for access to drugs in developing countries. Journal of Health Management 2002; 4:1, 11-18.

Roy Chaudhury R. Enhancing Access to New ARV Therapies in developing countries. Journal of Health Management, New Delhi 2000; 2: 235-243.


Misra R, Chatterjee R, Rao S. Drug Policy and Regulation, India Health Report, Oxford University Press, New Delhi 2003; 171-178.

Bapna JS, Roy Chaudhury R, Bhoi N, Sharma S, Singh OP. Pharmaceutical use scenario and medicines policy in India. The Pharma Review 2003; 2: 21-28.

Thatte UM, Kulkarni RA “Patient Compliance in Clinical Practice” The Association of Physicians of India, Assam State Chapter, Medicine Update 2003; Vol. VII, 737-741.

Essential Drugs and Lower Costs. R Roy Chaudhury & J.S. Bapna (eds), The World Health Forum, 1997.


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