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The Role of the Pharmacist in Self-Care and Self-Medication
(1998; 17 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcronyms
Open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
Open this folder and view contents2. Definitions
Open this folder and view contents3. The increasing importance of self-care and self-medication
Open this folder and view contents4. Role of the pharmacist in self-care and self-medication
Open this folder and view contents5. Standards of practice
Open this folder and view contents6. Evaluation of performance relating to self-care and self-medication needs
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View the documentAnnex 1: Presentations2
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Annex 1: Presentations2

2 All presentations are available on request from the documentation centre of the Department of Essential Drugs and Other Medicines (EDM) (formerly Action Programme on Essential Drugs).

1. Ethical and regulatory aspects of self-care and self-medication. J. Ferguson (UK).

2. Health-care problems and opportunities related to self-care and self-medication. R. Laing (USA).

3. Guiding principles and functions for pharmacists. F. Martin (Canada).

4. Pharmacists’ capacity building in self-care and self-medication. M. Murray (Australia).

5. The role of the pharmacist in self-care and self-medication. M. Torongo (Zimbabwe).

6. The manufacturers’ point of view. S. Kelly (WSMI).

7. The consumers’ point of view. E. ‘t Hoen (HAI).

8. Country experiences:

• of Australia (Mr J. Bell)
• of Thailand (Mrs S. Hutangkabodee)
• of Singapore (Mrs S. M. Chang)
• of Ghana (Mrs E. Osei)
• of Côte d’Ivoire (Prof. H. Die-Kacou)

 

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