Do pharmacists have a role to play with essential medicines lists?
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: PERUMAL-PILLAY, Velisha (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Durban, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Suleman, Fatima (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa)
Background: South Africa (SA) has implemented an Essential Drug List (EDL) since 1996 which was based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Model Essential Medicine List (EML). To date published information of changes in drugs listed on SA EDLs for hypertension is very limited. Since hypertension is one of the top 10 leading causes of death in.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.