Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

WHO Launches Campaign To Reduce Medication Errors, Promote Patient Safety

U.N. News Centre: Medicines should help, not harm, says U.N. health agency launching global patient safety ‘challenge’
“Underlining that medicines should fulfill their real purpose — help people, not harm them — the United Nations health agency [Wednesday] launched a world-wide ‘Challenge’ that that seeks to reduce severe, avoidable medication-associated damage across the globe by half over the next five years. ‘We all expect to be helped, not harmed, when we take medication,’ said the Director-General of the U.N. World Health Organization (WHO), Margaret Chan, announcing the new campaign Global Patient Safety Challenge on Medication Safety…” (3/29).

Tags

The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation Headquarters: 2400 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KaiserFamilyFoundation | twitter.com/KaiserFamFound

Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Menlo Park, California.