In-home drug storage and utilization habits: a Sudanese study
AbstractCommunity drug-use habits were studied in 469 household units in different areas of Sudan. About 97.7% of the investigated families had at least one drug product stored at home. The study revealed a high rate of self-medication [46.9%], repeated use of unfinished stored drugs [55.0%], a high rate of drug exchange among families [59.3%] and poor compliance [71.2%]. In Sudan there is still a great need to educate and to motivate the general public regarding the principles of rational drug use in order to safeguard health and avoid economic losses
Yousif, M.A. (2002). In-home drug storage and utilization habits: a Sudanese study. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119182
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 8 (2-3), 422-431, 2002
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