Staff from Laboratory of Pharmacy-Faculty of Medicine, Brawijaya University and Department of Pharmacy-Saiful Anwar Hospital attended the 6th Congress of ASPR, Taipei (15-18 April 2010).
In this Congress, more than 500 posters were presented. Four were contributed by our pharmacy staff. One of our posters, namely “Adherence to antiretroviral therapy and associated clinical outcomes in HIV-pediatric outpatients at Saiful Anwar Hospital, Malang, Indonesia” won a Best Poster Award. The work presented in the poster was a collaboration between pharmacists and pediatricians at Faculty of Medicine Brawijaya University and Saiful Anwar Hospital.
Ms. Reta Anggraeni Widya, as the first author of the winning poster, received the Best Poster Award Prize.
Evaluation of the posters was conducted according the following criteria: (1) innovative research in pediatrics; (2) clarity of the poster without oral explanation; (3) potential application in pediatrics; (4) overall contribution to pediatric research; and (5) comparison among different specialties.