Use of culture specific pictogram for medication counseling in Nigeria
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Poster
- By: ANYANWU, Nkechi Christiana (Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. Nigeria, Owerri, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Darawuzie, Edwin (Federal Medical Centre, Owerri. Nigeria, Owerri, Nigeria)
Vaillancourt, Regis (Childrens Hospital of Eastern Ontario,, Ottawa, Canada)
BACKGROUND: Patient counselling is an essential component of the drug dispensing process. Lack of proper understanding of medication use information causes increase in morbidity. Accurate comprehension by the patient is often compromised when inadequate literacy exists. For these reasons pictograms,which should be tested and adapted to specific.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.