Towards a better use of medicine – recommendations to improve medicine adherence through improvements in the Dutch healthcare system
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: WESTEIN, Marnix (Royal Dutch Pharmacy Association (KNMP), The Hague, Netherlands)
As in other developed countries about 30 to 40 percent of people taking medicine do not take their medicines as prescribed. Each year there are numerous initiatives to improve medicine adherence rates. However, so far these initiatives have not resulted in a nationwide improvement. In 2007 the Dutch government financed a project aimed at reaching.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.