Posts in tag

self care


Governments and health insurers should include self-care as an important element of the care continuum, says FIP In its new joint statement of policy with the Global Self-Care Federation, the …

Individuals being supported to take greater responsibility for managing their own health could hold the key to tackling the rise of chronic illness according to health policy think tank Mitchell …

As of June 5, the World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI) is known as the Global Self-Care Federation The organisation says the change of name reflects a fundamental shift in WSMI’s approach, …

ASMI has called on the Federal Government to prioritise improving Australian’s health literacy and their access to self care In its pre-Budget submission, the Australian Self Medication Industry has highlighted …

A systematic review and meta-analysis has found pharmacist-led education has a positive effect on HbA1c levels and self-care practices among type 2 diabetes patients Pharmacist-led educational interventions have a significantly …

We might be better off managing energy than time, writes Marianne Choong Have you ever wished that you could sense time?  Imagine that all clocks in the world suddenly vanished. …

Pharmacists should be “fully remunerated” for delivery of their self care services, says FIP The International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Council has adopted a new statement of policy during its annual conference, …

Role in heartburn advice illustrates pharmacists’ potential for patient self-care support The treatment of heartburn provides a valuable case study in how the role played by pharmacists in aiding and …

Complementary medicines research is needed to build the evidence base about the safety, efficacy and public health benefits of these products and better inform health care policy decisions, ASMI has …

Pharmacy leaflets have an “untapped potential” for giving patients trustworthy, easy-to-understand information about their medicines, a paper published in JAMA reports. Researchers from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, …

The Australian Self Medication Industry has welcomed the UK’s Self Care Week, which puts the spotlight on ways people can take better care of their own health in partnership with …

Momentum is building for reform of the switch environment and Schedule 3 advertising policy, said presenters and participants at ASMI’s annual conference yesterday. ASMI Chief Executive Officer, Deon Schoombie, said: …