Supply Chain Management (SCM) of Medicines for Reducing Global Disease Burden: Are Pharmacists in Nigeria Aware and Ready to Play a Key Role?
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Presentation
- By: CHUKWU, Otuto (Health Policy Research and Development, National Assembly, Abuja, Pharmaceutical Services, Abuja, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Otuto Amarauche Chukwu:Health Policy Research and Development Unit,Pharmaceutical Services, National Assembly,Abuja,Nigeria
Reducing global disease burden requires improving access to medicines, thus the need for efficient and effective SCM for medicines. The Nigerian government came up with new policies on Mega Drug Distribution Centres (MDDCs) and National Drug Distribution Guidelines (NDDGs) to improve access to quality medicines with pharmacists having a key role.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.