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Reshaping the role of pharmacists- A focus on patient care

  • In: G5 - The role of pharmacists in primary health care in the developing world on Monday, 1 September 2008, 14:00-17:00
  • At: Basel (Switzerland) (2008)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: EVERARD, Marthe M. (World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Co-author(s): Wiedenmayer, Karin (Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland)
    Summers, Rob (University of Limpopo, Pretoria, South Africa)
    Mackie, Clare (Medway School of Pharmacy, Surrey, United Kingdom)
    Gous, Andries (University of Limpopo, Pretoria, South Africa)
    Tromp, Dick (Quality Institute for Pharm. Care, Netherlands)
    Everard, Marthe (World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Abstract:

    Background The traditional role of pharmacists focused on manufacture and supply of medicines. More recently, pharmacists have been faced with increasing health demands: an ever-growing and complex range of medicines, and poor adherence to prescribed medicines, are changing the pharmacist's role into a more patient centred approach, known as


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