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To empower children as medicine users, do we first need to empower teachers?

  • At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: HäMEEN-ANTTILA, Katri (University of Kuopio, Social Pharmacy, Kuopio, Finland)
  • Co-author(s): Lappalainen (University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland)
    Ahonen (University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland)
    Bush (Georgetown U Med School, United States of America)
    Airaksinen (University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Abstract:

    Background In Finland, health education, including teaching about medicines, becomes obligatory by 2006. To develop teaching materials, a research project investigated what children of different ages want to know about medicines and what teachers would consider suitable to teach about medicines. Teaching materials, accessible on the Internet


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Last update 4 October 2019

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