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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.