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Service-learning in pharmacy: implementing a second year TB screening initiative in Cape Town, South Africa

  • At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: VAN HUYSSTEEN, Mea (University of the Western Cape, School of Pharmacy, Cape town, South Africa)
  • Co-author(s): Coetzee, Renier (University of the Western Cape, Cape town, South Africa)
    Bheekie, Angeni (University of the Western Cape, Cape town, South Africa)
    Malan, Sarel (University of the Western Cape, Cape town, South Africa)
  • Abstract:

    Background: Tuberculosis (TB) screening is a proven to be effective way to identify potential suspect TB cases. The Western Cape Province has the third highest number of new TB infections in South Africa (909 cases per 100 000). Aims: The aim of this service-learning initiative was to address active TB case finding, a priority in the Western

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Last update 4 October 2019

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