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INRUD was established in 1989 with the goal of promoting the rational use of pharmaceuticals. INRUD's strategies include:
  • Taking an interdisciplinary approach to promoting rational drug use;
  • Focusing research, planning, and implementation efforts based on recommendations of local experts from the public and private sectors, universities, and NGOs;
  • Widespread sharing of technical information, successes, and lessons learned; 
  • Conducting research studies to understand the behavioral aspects of drug use, particularly the beliefs and motivations of providers and consumers;
  • Developing replicable interventions, based on research, to improve drug use;
  • Developing practical research tools, including simplifies sampling and data collection strategies and user-accesible computer software.