Innovations to improve access to and use of medicines for chronic conditions

  • Hazel Bradley University of the Western Cape
  • Siraaj Adams Metropolitan Health
  • Ricardo Kettledas National Department of Health
  • Tania Mathys Western Cape Government Health
  • Margaret Von Zeil Mediclinic George
  • Richard Laing University of the Western Cape

Abstract

This year the SAAHIP Conference workshop introduced delegates to current challenges and innovations related to improving access to and use of medicines for chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in South Africa. This topic is of relevance to pharmacists working in hospitals and institutions in a variety of settings in both the public and private sectors across South Africa.

Author Biographies

Hazel Bradley, University of the Western Cape
School of Public Health University of the Western Cape
Siraaj Adams, Metropolitan Health
General Manager HIV YourLife Programme Metropolitan Health
Ricardo Kettledas, National Department of Health
Central Procurement Unit and Supply Reform National Department of Health
Tania Mathys, Western Cape Government Health
Manager Chronic Dispensing Unit (CDU) Western Cape Government Health
Margaret Von Zeil, Mediclinic George
Pharmacy Manager Mediclinic George Western Cape
Richard Laing, University of the Western Cape
Boston University School of Public Health & School of Public Health University of the Western Cape
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