Role of community pharmacy in a pentagonal framework for antibiotic stewardship
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: ESSACK, Sabiha (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Durban, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Bell, John (Graduate School of Health, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)
Background: Antibiotic resistance has become a critical health issue on a global scale, largely attributable to the inappropriate use of antibiotics in primary care, particularly in generally self-limiting, acute upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs). Setting: Community Pharmacy. Methods: The Global Respiratory Infection Partnership (GRIP).. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.