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Health launches mobile application for Standard Treatment Guidelines, 25 Nov

 

The availability of the Primary Health Care Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Medicines List in mobile application format is the first step toward the effective dissemination and implementation of the revised guidelines.

 

The mobile application leverages the capabilities of modern smart phone technology to facilitate efficient, point-of-care access to up-to-date medicine information, which has been shown to support better clinical decision-making and improved patient outcomes.

 

The objectives of the launch of the mobile application are to:

 

Announce the mobile phone application of the revised edition of the Primary Health Care Standard Treatment Guidelines and Essential Medicines List;

 

Raise awareness and encourage the implementation and use of the revised guidelines to promote rational medicines use.

 

Media is invited to this event as follows:

 

Date: Wednesday, 25 November 2015

 

Time: 9h30 – 11h30

 

Venue: Impilo Boardroom, Podium Level, Civitas Building, National Department of Health, Pretoria

 

For more information please contact:

 

Popo Maja

 

Head: Communications

 

Tel: 012 395 9591

 

Cell: 072 585 3219

 

E-mail: MajaP@health.gov.za

 

SOURCE: SOUTH AFRICAN OFFICIAL NEWS