Portuguese community pharmacies and tuberculosis therapy
- At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
- Type: Poster
- By: MADEIRA, Anabela (ANF, Lisbon, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Santos, Cristina (ANF, LISBON, Portugal)
Carvalho, Aurora (CDP Gaia, PORTO, Portugal)
Duarte, Raquel (CDP Gaia, PORTO, Portugal)
Background information: Â Successful completion of treatment is an essential component of any Tuberculosis (TB) control strategy. It is also crucial in preventing relapse and development of drug resistance. The WHO and the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention consider that Directly Observed Therapy (DOTS) is preferred method of TB.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.