School-level medicine education as a method for empowering future medicine users in Finland
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HäMEEN-ANTTILA, Katri (Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea, Toivala, Finland)
- Co-author(s): Katri Hämeen-Anttila:Finnish Medicines Agency Fimea,Kuopio,Finland
Children use medicines widely and they should learn how to use medicines rationally before taking responsibility of their medicine use. However, proper use of medicines is rarely taught by parents, health care professionals or during school health education globally.
In Finland, a medicine education project was started early 2000. A Medicine.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.