COMPARISON OF THE QUALITY OF PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES OF TWO MODELS FOR DISPENSING ANTIRETROVIRAL TREATMENT IN SOUTH AFRICA
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: FATTI, Geoffrey (Kheth'Impilo, Cape Town, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Lizette Monteith
The severe shortage of pharmacists is an important limitation to the provision of antiretroviral treatment (ART) in South Africa. Two task-shifting models have been developed to address this, namely Indirectly Supervised Pharmacist Assistants (ISPA) and nurse-based models. The ISPA model has previously been shown to be less costly.
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