Study Of Perception And Use Of Generic Medicine With Special Reference To Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana
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To provide high-quality medications at a reasonable or affordable price to poorer, lower-income, and middle-income groups of Indian citizens, the Government has introduced a novel scheme popularly known as Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (Janaushadhi Stores) scheme.
Purpose/Objective: The present study was a sincere effort of researchers to investigate the effects of generic medicines on consumers, customer’s perception, awareness, usage, results, and cost-effectiveness with special reference to Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (Janaushadhi Stores).
Methodology: For this study researchers has prepared a questionnaire with predetermined questions and used it to collect relevant information. A convenient sampling method was followed for sample determination and collection. The sample size for the study was 332 residents across Pune city of India. Statistical tools such as descriptive statistics, standard deviation, and z test were used for testing of data and hypothesis.
Results/Outcomes: There is no substantial distinction in how men and women perceive Janaushadhi Stores or generic medications as a program that benefits society as a whole and rejected the null hypothesis. Generic drugs are less expensive than brand-name pharmaceuticals, medications are safe, and effective which supports perception and awareness. Z score of the hypothetical test concludes that brand-name drugs are more efficacious than generic drugs by more than 50%.
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