IMPLEMENTATION OF NATIONAL STANDARD TREATMENT GUIDELINES LEADS TO SMALL IMPROVEMENTS IN PRESCRIBING PATTERNS IN SWAZILAND
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Presentation
- By: PADIDAR, Sara (Management Sciences for Health, Mbabane, Swaziland)
- Co-author(s): Sara Padidar
In 2012, Swaziland launched its first standard treatment guidelines (STGs) to improve care and treatment outcomes of common conditions.
Simple prospective cross-sectional survey of out-patient prescriptions assessing prescribing patterns using WHO/INRUD prescribing indicators was carried out at 33 health facilities prior to launching the STGs in.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.