Delhi Society for Promotion of Rational Use of Drugs (DSPRUD) is an independent not-for-profit organization based in Delhi. DSPRUD has been a leading innovator, convener, partner and driver for introducing rational use of drugs (RUD) and concept of Essential Medicines in the country. DSPRUD began working with Government of Delhi and various state governments from 1994. The Society is committed to focus and energize essential medicines concept, rational use of medicines, and patient safety agenda in order to build affordable, equitable, efficient healthcare systems and patient safety environment.
Since 1996, the DSPRUD has been in the forefront, in expounding the objectives through a multi pronged strategy which includes advocacy, training programmes for doctors, pharmacists and nurses and developing tools for promoting RUD such as Standard Treatment Guidelines, Formularies, Essential Medicines List (EML) and research on various aspects of drug use and publications.
To be in the forefront to make the Essential Medicines available and accessible; promote quality of medicines and patient safety both in the public and the private sectors; and contribute to strengthening the health care system.
We're a non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening healthcare systems to provide high-quality, safe and low-cost healthcare in both public and private sector.
The Delhi Society for Promotion of Rational Use of Drugs (DSPRUD)
Started working from 1994 in Delhi and since then has been in the forefront of promoting rational use of medicines
and improving accessibility/availability of quality drugs. Delhi was the first Indian state to set up Delhi Drug Policy of Rational use of Drugs though WHO had been advocating for
over 25 years.Read more