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Primary care is becoming increasingly important and pharmacists are well positioned and qualified to play a valuable role in this regard. As a component of primary care, screening services have become part of the armamentarium of services which pharmacists can […]Continue Reading →
High blood pressure (BP) or ‘hypertension’ is a common condition and a major risk factor for heart attacks, strokes, and kidney disease.
High blood pressure does not usually cause any symptoms. People who have high blood pressure, therefore, are often unaware […]Continue Reading →
South Africa is one of the countries with the highest burden of tuberculosis in the world. This is exacerbated by the HIV/AIDS epidemic and wide-spread drug resistance in the country.
Globally, an estimated 2 – 3 billion people are infected with […]Continue Reading →
TB is one of the top 10 causes of death and the leading cause of death as a result of an infectious disease. In South Africa in 2018, approximately 301,000 people fell ill with TB and 64,000 people died of […]Continue Reading →
Fair-skinned people are more likely to develop most forms of skin cancer because they produce less melanin. Melanin is the protective pigment in the outer layer of the skin (epidermis) and helps protect the skin from ultraviolet (UV) light. About […]Continue Reading →
The skin is the largest and most accessible of our organs, directly exposed to environmental carcinogens. Skin cancer – the abnormal and atypical growth of skin cells – most often develops on skin exposed to the sun including the scalp, […]Continue Reading →
Sinusitis is one of the most common medical conditions seen in the community setting. Sinusitis may be caused by either a viral or bacterial infection, or by an allergy. About 0.5% of all upper respiratory tract infections, such as colds, […]Continue Reading →
Patients often visit the community pharmacy
with eye complaints. The pharmacy staff are well-placed to inform customers
about maintaining healthy eyes as well as about managing common eye problems.
This module discusses the presentation, the signs and symptoms and the
treatment of common eye […]
is our dominant sense. Some 70% of all the sensory receptors in the body are in
the eyes. Common eye problems may range from tired, red eyes through to deteriorating
vision. Patients often visit community pharmacies with eye complaints, and
pharmacists are well-placed […]
Read the feedback from some of our participants
This programme is fantastic! I have done it for many years. I look forward to each module.
These are topics seen every day in the pharmacy, so when a patient comes in you have a much better understanding and are better able to help the patient.
Everything I have learnt from this programme has been put to use at least twice a day in the pharmacy.