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|Title:||Greater Expectations: Pharmacy Based Health Care - The Future for Europe?|
|Author:||Sara Garfield, Jean Hawkins, Jennifer Newbould, Timothy Rennie and David Taylor [The School of Pharmacy, University of London], [ICM Research]|
|Focus:||Medicines and Medical Devices|
|Country/Territory:||France, Germany, Greece, Poland, Sweden, United Kingdom|
|Objective:||To provide an up-to-date insight into European public beliefs about the potential of community pharmacists to act as medicines prescribers.|
|Sample:||1.000+ adults in France, Germany, Greece, Poland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom|
|Methodology:||Telephone interviews (France, Germany, Greece, Sweden, United Kingdom), face-to-face interviews (Poland)|
Overall, 74% of the European public interviewed agreed that there is a growing risk from counterfeit medicines. Agreement with this statement was highest in Germany (with 86% either agreeing or strongly agreeing), followed by Sweden (83%), Greece (82%) and Poland (72%).
In France and the United Kingdom, 61% and 55% respectively felt that there is a growing counterfeit medicines risk.
[Date Added: Mar 31, 2009 ]