The Pharmacy Department of the Ministry of Health successfully held, two ½ day seminars, November 27th and 28th for Physicians and Pharmacist of the Pubic Sector on the “Rational use of Medical Products”
The seminars were facilitated by Dr. Adriana Ivama of PAHO and Mr. Francis Burnette of OECS PPS, and were jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Health and the Pan American Health Organization.
The seminar looked at the need for:
Inappropriate prescribing of medication was also discussed during the session.
It was agreed that Patients should receive medication appropriate for clients needs, in adequate doses for the appropriate length of time, at the lowest cost.
It is the view of the Chief Pharmacist, Ms. Ellen Gabriel and most of the participants that the seminars were timely and successful. The Pharmacy
Dr. Adriana Ivama, PAHO-ECC - Facilitator, with workshop participants and Ms. Tessa Stroude, Country Program Specialists, PAHO-ECC
Participants at the Rational Use of Medical Products Workshop.
|Last Updated on Thursday, 24 November 2011 13:09|