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CAP/PSJ Joint Convention Presentations: July 24-31, 2016

Slide presentations from the Joint Conference of the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists (CAP) and the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica (PSJ), July 24 -31, 2016, Hyatt Ziva/Zilara Hotel, Montego Bay, St. James, Jamaica W.I.

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The Real Impact of Counterfeit / Substandard Medications

The following presentation was delivered at the Continuing Education Seminar of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica on Sunday  February 21, 2016. Presenter was Mr. Kenny White, Drug Inspector, Standards & Regulations Division, Ministry of Health, Jamaica, West Indies. The Real

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Zika Virus Infection and Zika Fever: FAQs

On Dec. 31, 2015, the National IHR Focal Point (NFP) of the United States of America notified the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) of the first laboratory-confirmed case of Zika virus infection in the Commonwealth

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Dr. E. Grace Allen-Young Memorial Lecture 2014: Hermine Metcalfe, BH[M], RPh

The Dr. E. Grace Allen-Young Memorial Lecture 2014: “Pharmacists and Emergent Infectious Diseases”: Presentation by Hermine Metcalfe BH[M], Reg. Pharmacist: November 30, 2014, at the University of Technology, Jamaica West Indies Salutation: Chairman, guests…. I feel especially privileged to have been invited

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Answering Research Questions in Practice: Michelle Young- Brown PharmD

The following was presented by Michelle Young-Brown Pharm D, at a Continuing Education Seminar of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica at the Mandeville Hotel, Mandeville Manchester Jamaica on Sunday April 26, 2015. Answering Research Questions in Practice- Michelle Young-Brown Pharm

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HIV Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) Should Pharmacists become more involved?
Lisa Bromfield, PharmD

According to the January to December 2012 HIV/AIDS Epidemic surveillance report in Jamaica, it is estimated that 34,000 persons are living with HIV and as many as 50% are unaware of their status. This number continues to increase over previous

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Evidence Based Guidelines for Managing Hypertension: Dr. Michelle Young-Brown

The following slides formed part of a presentation by Dr. Michelle Young -Brown (Pharm D) at a Continuing Education Seminar of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica held April 27, 2014. Dr. Young -Brown is a pharmacist based at the Kingston Public

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Differentiation of types of Anaemias and Their Management: Dr. Sean Moncrieffe

The following slides formed part of a presentation by Dr. Sean Moncrieffe (Pharm D) at a Continuing Education Seminar of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica held April 27, 2014. Dr. Moncrieffe is Head of the School of Pharmacy, College of Health Sciences,

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Fighting Viral Epidemics Using Emerging Science & Technology [Slide presentation] Rachael Irving PhD

The following slides formed part of the presentation made by Dr. Rachael Irving at the Public Forum of the Pharmaceutical Society of Jamaica November 17, 2014 as part of National Pharmacy Week activities. Dr. Rachael Irving has a PhD in Clinical Biochemistry.

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Humble pharmacist syndrome

“I didn’t realize you knew all that information!” During my first few weeks as a practising pharmacist, this phrase used to instil a feeling of pride—people were finally starting to realize pharmacies were more than drug distribution centers. However, after

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