Eliminating unnecessary and inappropriate antimicrobial use - The role pharmacists can play
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Presentation
- By: GRAY, Andrew Lofts (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa)
The 2001 WHO Global Strategy for Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance identified a number of areas in which pharmacists can make a difference. Both prescribers and dispensers need to be educated on the importance of appropriate antimicrobial use, but also on disease prevention (including immunization and infection control). Pharmacists can.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.