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Unaffordable drug prices: the major cause of non-compliance with hypertension medication in Ghana

  • In: Hospital Pharmacy Section - Poster session
  • At: Cairo (Egypt) (2005)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: HPS-P-010
  • By: BUABENG, Kwame Ohene (KNUST, Clinical & Social Pharmacy, Kumasi, Ghana)
  • Co-author(s): Matowe (Management Sciences for Health, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, United States of America)
    Plange-Rhule (Department of Medicine, KATH, KUMASI, Ghana)
  • Abstract:

    INTRODUCTION: The HIV/ AIDS epidemic in Sub Saharan Africa appears to divert attention, care and resources from all other diseases. In Ghana, the prevalence of hypertension has been reported as increasing. A major concern is that many patients may not have access to standard hypertension medications. In this study we evaluate access to


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