Table 5

Availability of surveyed paediatric medicines in various public sector facilities in NCT, Delhi, India
Medicines GNCT, Delhi (n=40) MCD (n=40) CG (LH) CG (RML) CG (SJH) GNCTD (LNH) MCD (HRH)
Amoxicillin suspension 70.0% 5.0% Available N.A N.A Available N.A
Amoxicillin 250 82.5% 32.5% Available Available Available Available N.A
Amoxicillin+Clavulanic acid Syrup 30.0% 60.0% N.A N.A N.A Available Available
Ampicillin Suspension 22.5% 2.5% N.A N.A N.A Available N.A
Cefuroxime Suspension 5.0% 0.0% N.A N.A N.A N.A N.A
Cephalexin Syrup 47.5% 7.5% Available N.A N.A Available N.A
Co-trimoxazole suspension 35.0% 30.0% Available Available N.A N.A N.A
Paracetamol suspension 97.5% 75.0% Available Available Available Available Available
Zinc sulphate dispersible 0.0% 0.0% N.A N.A N.A N.A N.A

GNCT Delhi: Government of NCT Delhi; MCD: Municipal Corporation of Delhi; CH: Central government; LH: Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital; RML: Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital; SJH: Safdarjung Hospital; LNH: Lok Nayak Hospital; HRH: Hindu Rao Hospital.

Percent availability depicts availability of medicines in all the facilities surveyed for Government of NCT Delhi and for Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Available and Not available (N.A) is used for availability of the medicine for only one tertiary care facility.

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