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Assessment of Geographic Accessibility to Pharmacy in Qom, Iran: A Geographic Information System Analysis

Amir Hashemi Meshkini 1 , 2 , Abbas Kebriaeezadeh 1 , Mohammad Reza Janghorban 3 , Khosro Keshavarz 1 and Shekoufeh Nikfar 1 , 4 , *
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1 Department of Pharmacoeconomics and Pharmaceutical Administration, Faculty of Pharmacy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Non-Communicable Disease Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 The Unit of Map and GIS, the Office of Statistics and Data, Qom Provincial Governance Center, Qom, IR Iran
4 Food and Drug Organization, Ministry of Health and Medical Education, Tehran, IR Iran
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  • Thrita: March 01, 2014, 3 (1); e9648
  • Published Online: February 1, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: December 19, 2012
  • Revised: May 1, 2013
  • Accepted: December 9, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/thrita.9648

To Cite: Hashemi Meshkini A, Kebriaeezadeh A, Janghorban M R, Keshavarz K, Nikfar S. et al. Assessment of Geographic Accessibility to Pharmacy in Qom, Iran: A Geographic Information System Analysis, Thrita. 2014 ;3(1):e9648. doi: 10.5812/thrita.9648.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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