The Pharmacy Dots Initiatives: An Integrated Model To Address The Gaps And Challenges In TB Prevention And Control
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Presentation
- By: YOUNG-TIU, Marilyn (Asia Pacific Institute of Medication Management, Research and Development, Quezon city, Philippines)
The Philippine National Tuberculosis Program acknowledges that the prevention and control of tuberculosis is challenged by lack of health literacy and information by TB symptomatics coupled with the lenient dispensing practices of the private pharmacy sector. Cultural beliefs, misinformation and societal stigma propel TB symtomatics to go to the.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.