EVIDENCE-BASED STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE THE APROPRIATE ANTIBIOTIC DISPENSING PRACTICES IN SRI LANKA
- At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- Type: Poster
- By: HAMEEM, Sakeena (University of Sydney, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Sakeena Hameem: Sydney Pharmacy School, University of Sydney, Australia;Department of Pharmacy, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Alexandra Bennett: NSW Therapeutic Advisory Group, Australia
Andrew McLachlan: Sydney Pharmacy School, University of Sydney, Australia
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a critical global health challenge. Sri Lanka, a developing country, is more vulnerable to AMR than developed nations due to numerous health care system issues including inappropriate dispensing practices of antibiotics at community pharmacies (1) leading to inappropriate antimicrobial use.
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