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Medicines dispensers' knowledge on the implementation of an artemisinin-based combination therapy policy for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Tanzania
(Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 2017)
Objectives In 2005, Tanzania changed its policy for uncomplicated malaria treatment from sulphadoxine–pyrimethamine (SP) to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT), specifically artemether–lumefantrine (ALU). SP remains ...
Outcome of the second Medicines Utilisation Research in Africa Group meeting to promote sustainable and appropriate medicine use in Africa
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
The second Medicines Utilization Research in Africa (MURIA) group workshop and symposium again brought researchers together from across Africa to improve their knowledge of drug utilization (DU) methodologies and exchange ...
Patient-related beliefs and adherence toward their medications among the adult hypertensive outpatients in Tanzania
(Future Medicine, 2017)
Aim: Hypertension is a leading global health problem requiring lifelong treatment. However, adherence to antihypertensive medicines is a problem, greater among developing countries. Consequently, there is a need to determine ...
Initiatives to reduce nonprescription sales and dispensing of antibiotics: findings and implications
(Medknow Publications, 2017)
Objective: Irrational use of antimicrobials is a major driver of antimicrobial resistance, exacerbated by dispensing antibiotics without a prescription. Our previous study suggested this was a problem in the Republic of ...
A cross-sectional analysis of the association between age and gender and prescribed minimum benefit chronic disease list conditions among South Africans with concomitant hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidaemia
Background: Prescribed Minimum Benefit Chronic Disease List (PMB CDL) conditions are a regulated list of conditions most common to South Africa. Objectives: To investigate the prevalence and association between PMB CDL ...