• Zinc/ORS and Amoxicillin 250mg DT

    Zinc/ORS and Amoxicillin 250mg DT

    According to the standard treatment guidelines ZINC/ORS is used for Diarrhoea treatment and AMOXICILIN for Pneumonia treatment. The current situation: Tanzania has made considerable progress in the reduction of child mortality. Despite the progress, diarrhoea and pneumonia continue to rank among the three leading causes of under five deaths. According to the Ministry of Health

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  • Significance of Zinc in a human body

    Significance of Zinc in a human body

    Maintaining adequate nutritional status, especially during periods of illness and metabolic stress, is an important part of patient care. Malnutrition in hospitalized patients is associated with significant complications, including increased infection risks, poor wound healing, prolonged hospital stay and increased mortality, especially in surgical and critically ill patients. Nutritional support therapy is aimed at meeting

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  • Pharmacists’ contribution to the fight against Antimicrobial Resistance

    Introduction: Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the greatest threats facing humanity. Action to tackle the problem must be taken now. Policies already exist at international, regional and national level. Pharmacists are increasingly being involved in providing their expertise when AMR policies are being formulated and implemented. Pharmacists have a key role to play in

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  • Antimicrobial Resistance

    Keep Antibiotics working: Highlighting that taking Antibiotics when you don’t need them puts you and your family at risk. To help keep Antibiotics working you are urged to always take your Pharmacist advice on Antibiotics. Become an Antibiotic Guardian and protect yourself, your family and friends against the spread of antibiotic resistance. Proud to be

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