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    Since Penicillin was discovered in 1928, life-saving antimicrobials have revolutionalise our society and economy. Previously deadly diseases have become routine ailments, requiring little more than a brief treatment. these achievements are now at risk mainly because of the excessive or inappropriate use of antimicrobials, which has led to the increasing emergence and spread of multi-resistance

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    Tanzania National Pharmacy Week, officially was launched in June 2012, by the minister of Health by then Honorable Hussein Mwinyi, in Dar Es Salaam. This event is then commemorated every year, with different themes as may be determined by the Pharmacy professionals, this year, we all “Go Green through Pharmacist”. Different health related problems, including

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  • 2016 AGM & Scientific Conference Rescheduling Notice

    2016 AGM & Scientific Conference Rescheduling Notice

    Dear cordial members of PST and Fellow Pharmacists, I wish to inform you that we have rescheduled the ANNUAL CONFERENCE DATE to allow the Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children to participate during inauguration of our event in Arusha. The Minister will be available with us from 29th September, 2016 hence we agreed

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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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  • 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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