would like to welcome you cordially to attend the First
Polish Educational Day on Patient Adherence
be held on September 18th, 2010
in a beautiful venue of Poznanski Palace in Lodz, Poland.
Adherence to therapeutic recommendations has never been
extensively studied nor discussed in Poland so far.
Statistics indicate that up to 50% of patients treated
for their chronic conditions, does not fully follow
All the stakeholders - patients, doctors, pharmacists,
and the whole society - are losing due to this common
problem. Additional costs incurred for this reason are
estimated to reach 6 billion Polish zlotys per year,
just at the level of the yearly spending on the entire
primary health care in our country!
It is therefore to learn the interventions that can
reduce the size of this problem, and can provide opportunities
for better health for individual patients.
The program of Educational Day covers the most important
• Reasons for non-adherence to the therapeutic recommendations
• Consequences of non-adherence to therapeutic recommendations
• Practical methods to improve adherence
Both Polish and international experts are invited to
give their lectures during this educational event. In
particular, we wish to draw your attention to the inaugural
lecture by Prof. Robert VanderStichele on Determinants
of adherence . A detailed agenda for the meeting
will be published soon.
Participation in the Educational Day is free. Participants
will receive certificates and CME points.
The First Polish Educational Day on Patient Adherence
is an educational initiative, accompanying the 14th
European Symposium on Patient COMpliance, Adherence,
and Persistence ESPACOMP 2010 to be held in
Lodz, Poland, between 17-18 September 2010 more>>