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Medication Adherence


November 18, 2020 - 19:00 - 20:00

Topic Description :

Medication Adherence

Learning objectives:

  • Definition, Prevalence, Reasons.
  • Consequences of Non-Adherence.
  • How to measure & manage Non-Adherence?
  • What are the enabling Strategies for Non -Adherence management?

Speaker :


Filipa Alves da Costa, PhD


  • Invited Professor, Department of Social Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Institute Egas Moniz Portugal
  • Public Health Consultant
  • Dr Filipa Alves da Costa has been focusing her research on pharmacoepidemiology and outcomes research, namely on the responsible use of medicines.
  • has a special interest on the development of innovative pharmacy services, on adherence and polypharmacy.