South african community pharmacists' knowledge, attitude and practices towards complementary and alternative medicines for atopic eczema

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: THANDAR, Yasmeen (Durban University of Technology, Basic Medical Sciences, Durban, South Africa)
  • Co-author(s): Yasmeen Thandar: Basic Medical Sciences , Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa
    Julia Botha : Pharmaceutical Sciences , University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Anisa Mosam: Dermatology, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, Durban, South Africa
  • Abstract:


    Of 158 randomly selected community pharmacists, 82 responded. Participants were sent an email with a link to the questionnaire. Where logistically possible, questionnaires were hand-delivered.


    The majority of respondents were male (n=46,56%), aged between 31-40 years. Despite most pharmacists not being familiar with various CAMs..

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