Why pharmacists should be integrated within the national tuberculosis programme?
- At: 2011 FIP Congress in Hyderabad (India)
- Type: Presentations + Posters
- By: GNANASAN, Shubashini (University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Kang Nee, Ting (University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, Selangor, Malaysia)
Mohd. Ali, Salmiah (University Teknologi MARA, Selangor, Malaysia)
Kok Thong, Wong (University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, Selangor, Malaysia)
Muttalif, Abdul Razak (Penang Hospital, Penang, Malaysia)
Anderson, Claire (University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom)
Background: The increasing burden of tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) requires joint management by all stakeholders including pharmacists. At present, pharmacists are not involved in TB management in Malaysia. We assessed the feasibility of providing a pharmaceutical care service to patients with TB and DM...
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