Visit the main HIFA website:

WHO: Access to Medicines (3) Access to information on medicines (2)

HIFA Quotation: 

The current figures and the projections of the deaths and cost that result from inappropriate and excessive prescribing of drugs, are staggering. Let me also add that besides the BNF, other countries and NGOs also have their formularies. Sometimes the guidance in these formularies varies, which creates confusion for the users.

Date of HIFA message: 
Friday, May 12, 2017
Users of healthcare information: 
Author Name: 
Musafiri Rogers
DGroup URL
Links to the full text of the message and thread in the Dgroups archive; accessible only to HIFA members - join HIFA here (free); request full text by email to
Author profile: 

Musafiri Rogers is a Family Physician based in Rwanda. Professional interests: Provision of high quality primary health care. 

Author Country: 
Author Professional Status: 
Name of person(s) who selected this HIFA Quotation: