DKT International, producer of modern day contraceptives and a social marketing platform on drugs and their side effects, has organised a day’s training workshop for Pharmacists and Over the Counter (drug store) operators on the side effects of contraceptives at Wa in the Upper West Region.
The one day regional workshop which was held at Delagio Hotel in Wa brought together 200 participants across all eleven districts under the stewardship of DKI.
A total of over 200 participants, ranging from nurses, midwifes, pharmacists and drug store operators, were updated on modern contraceptives, uses and their side effects.
Lead trainer, the General Manager of DKT who is also a qualified person for pharmacovigilance Mr. Abdulai Adamu, took the participants through modern day contraceptives and how to enhance their safety in a fast emerging competitive world.
The session used social enterprising model to better the lives of the citizenry in a world class training module.
Speaking at the training session, Mr. Adamu, explained that the new concept was been introduced by the medical experts to track drugs and their side effects, adverse effects of drugs and health free system compliance mode.
He said “we at DKT never underestimated the advise side effect of any drugs and it main ficus was to prevent harm with the marketing authorization or outside marketing authorization”.
According to him “some people use product out of label and for that matter we need you to partner with DKT to unlock the perception of the people and also educate them on the crisis and the important to report on any side effect when they experience it”.
The General Manager hinted that they have pland to extend version of the training at the community levels as they seek to bridge the gap between the consumer and the producers of drugs and other contraceptives.
The DKT conglomerate took turn to explain their new products and benefits one stand to get should one join their firm as a pharmacists or retailer.
The upper west regional medical heads took turns to address the participants on the impact of pharmocovigilance and the adverse effects.
DKT International nationwide tour in all the regions in Ghana are under the influence of both the company management to educate the Ghanaian populace on ADR.
The workshop witness the presents of the Ghana Health Services, Pharmacy Council, Ghana Registered Nurses Association, Food and Drug Authority, Lydia Partner Clinic and Lydia Partner Pharmacy.