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Facilitating use of international nonproprietary names in prescribing and dispensing processes
- At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
- Type: Poster
- By: HARKES-IDZINGA, Froukje (Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), Medicines Information Centre)
- Co-author(s): Froukje Harkes-Idzinga
Wafa Jama: Medicines Information Centre, Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), The Hague, Netherlands
Marleen Journée-Gilissen: Medicines Information Centre, Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association (KNMP), The Hague, Netherlands
Leonora Grandia: Z-Index BV, The Hague, Netherlands
BackgroundThe World Health Organization (WHO) provides International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) to facilitate the identification of pharmaceutical substances. The Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association provides Dutch translations of INNs as drug names in the Dutch drug database “the G-Standaard”.
MethodsIf an INN is available for a pharmaceutical.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019