Prescription and dispensing guidelines in Lebanon: initiative of the Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon

  title={Prescription and dispensing guidelines in Lebanon: initiative of the Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon},
  author={Aline Hajj and Hala Sacre and Souheil Hallit and Rony M. Zeenny and Georges Sili and Pascale Salameh},
  journal={Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice},
  • A. Hajj, H. Sacre, P. Salameh
  • Published 6 November 2020
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice
Background In Lebanon, difficulties in accessing medications are due to two main barriers, mainly: high cost and the lack of medication safety, related to poor-quality (irrational) prescription and use. The objective of this work is to suggest guidelines to implement a unified medical prescription in Lebanon. These guidelines are expected to promote medication safety and decrease pharmaceutical expenditures in the Lebanese context. Methods The Order of Pharmacists of Lebanon (OPL) developed a… 

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