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Carapinha, J. (2008) Private pharmacies in an integrated approach to HIV/AIDS services. Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 2008 December; 5(4): 206-209.
This article explores the need for an integrated approach that includes private pharmacies to meet the growing demand for HIV and AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services in South Africa.
Industry-funded CME is a hot topic particular when it’s been found that such funding materially alters the prescribing and dispensing habits of physicians and pharmacists, respectively. There is no doubt that there is a connection between practitioner behavior and industry funding, but is banning industry-funded CME necessarily the way to go? It seems somewhat of […]
The American College of Clinical Pharmacy recently updated their Guidelines for Ethical Considerations: Pharmacists and the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Pharmacists in community and hospital practice are under increasing pressure to demonstrate that they are providing the best possible care for their patients. There is also growing evidence to suggest that pharmacists are not making full use of the available research evidence when making decisions about individual patients and their medication (RPSGB, 1999).