For most individuals, the prescriber-patient relationship ends when the prescriber rips off a paper with the patient’s written prescription. As a patient, the moment you see the bottom of your prescription bottle, you know it’s time to take a trip down to the pharmacy to restock the pills. Weeks, months, and even years have passed by and you’re in a cycle of refilling your prescription, with poor communication between you and your prescriber. You may not feel the necessity to call up your prescriber because you feel fine, right? If you don’t experience life-threatening side effects, you must think you’re doing ok.
From May 23th to May 28th, 3,500 delegates from the WHO’s 194 Member States, including a large proportion of the world’s health ministers, converged on Geneva for the 69th World Health Assembly to discuss the globe’s most essential health topics. The events generated coverage in more than 200 media outlets, 80,000 social mentions totaling 1.5 billion impressions using hashtag #WHA69.