Legislation to support the role of pharmacists in natural disasters
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: VAILLANCOURT, Regis (Children Hospital Eastern Ontario, Pharmacy, Ottawa, Canada)
The objective is to look at legislations which govern pharmacy practice to support the role of pharmacists in natural disasters. Patient care is at the center of focus in the wake of a natural disaster, and giving pharmacists the authority to fill emergency prescriptions or to extend existing prescriptions are crucial for healthcare accessibility.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.