This handbook focuses mainly on some ways to good health through healthcare delivery facilities and interventions. Such facilities like hospitals, clinics, medical centres and community pharmacies provide access to medicines but there are issues on management and/or mismanagement of medicines and sundry products Also, some categories of hospitals; laboratories and community pharmacies are are secondary providers of health insurance-a universally acknowledged way to good health.
Furthermore, HIV/AIDS Counselling and Testing (HCT) is a proven public health prevention and care intervention – another major way to good health.For medicines management, the non-enforcement of the regulations and guidelines concerning the distribution, purchasing prescribing, dispensing and use of medicines in countries such as Nigeria have led to high incidences of morbidity (illnesses) and mortality (deaths)
This handbook is a valuable resource used to deliver the Keynote address at the World Pharmacists Day(25th September 2014) of the PSN Ondo State Branch-Akure.
(Pharm Remi Adeseun, FPSN)
2.1 What is Healthcare Delivery?
3.1 What is Medicines Management in Healthcare Delivery?
3.2.3 National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
NHIS Updates (January, 2015)
4.1 What is Public Health?
4.4 Ways to get your Medicine(Avoid Fake Drugs)
Update of list of HIV/AIDS COUNSELLING AND TESTING CENTRES IN LAGOS STATE NIGERIA (JANUARY, 2015)
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