Antibiotics misuse in Libya: observational study
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: ABDELAZEZ BUKHATWA, Salma (Faculty of Pharmacy / University of Benghazi, Pharmacology & Toxicology, Benghazi, Libya)
- Co-author(s): Trabelsi, Sara (Faculty of Pharmacy / Libyan International Medical University, Benghazi, Libya)
Abduelmula, Afia (Faculty of Pharmacy / Libyan International Medical University, Benghazi, Libya)
El Fakhri, Mustafa (Faculty of Medicine / University of Benghazi, Benghazi, Libya)
Background: Drug utilization studies conducted during the period 1991-2013 in Libya, have pointed out the irrational use of antibiotics as a common practice that costs the health system more than 7.7 million Libyan Dinars/year. Aims: To report both quantitatively and qualitatively the antibiotics prescribing trends in Libya. Setting: Community.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.