TITLE

Dispensing antivirals in underserved communities

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, pE199
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the issue of dispensing antivirals to underserved communities during the outbreak of pandemic H1N1 2009. According to Dr. Anand Kumar, associate professor of medicine at the University of Manitoba, governments should permit local distribution of antivirals in communities where doctors and nurses are not available. However, numerous arguments against the notion have emerged, resulting for health authorities to seek programs or prescriptive exemption to address the issue.
ACCESSION #
44716729

 

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