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Has labelling and advertising abrogated the role of the pharmacist in advising consumers on appropriate use of OTCs? – A developing country’s perspective

  • In: Advertising drugs to consumers - A public health threat or a source of needed information? (Pharmacy Information Section) on Wednesday, 8 September 2004, 9:00-12:00
  • At: New Orleans (USA) (2004)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: DODOO, Alexander (University of Ghana Medical School, Centre for Tropical Clin.Pharm. & Ther., Accra, Ghana)
  • Abstract:

    Can pharmacists advise consumers on appropriate use of OTC medicines when they are not always present to supervise sales and consumers know the products they want based on the stream of adverts they receive? Drug regulatory authorities in several developing countries are in their infancy and sometimes incapable of regulating the laws governing


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