A pilot study to determine trends in storage and disposal of medicines amongst communities residing in rural KwaZulu-Natal
- At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
- Type: Poster
- By: PERUMAL, Velisha (University of KwaZulu-Natal, PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, Durban, South Africa)
Background: Improper medication storage and disposal practices pose serious health and environmental risks. Incorrect medicine storage impacts on therapeutic outcomes. Drugs may be rendered sub-therapeutic/toxic when stored incorrectly. Disposal of medicines into sewage or trash raises environmental concerns. Currently, there is limited.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.