Needs assessment of self-medication tool for pharmacists’ ability to evaluate minor ailments

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: HO, Wei (National Taiwan University, Graduate Institute of clinical pharmacy)
  • Co-author(s): Wei Ho: Graduate Institute of clinical pharmacy, National Taiwan University, TAIPEI, Taiwan, Province of China;, Taiwan Young Pharmacy Group, TAIPEI, Taiwan, Province of China
    Yi-Hsuan Chen: Taiwan Young Pharmacy Group, TAIPEI, Taiwan, Province of China
    Yen-Ting Wang: Taiwan Young Pharmacy Group, Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Taiwan’s health care system is covered by national health insurance (NHI). In 2016, 40 billion dollars were spent on patient with minor ailments and there is a considerable worry about the escalating cost of this care. Besides, the physician waiting time was also a concern. Therefore, to reduce the burden of both NHI and physicians,..

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