Healthcare expenditure on traditional herbal medicine use for chronic non-communicable diseases in south africa
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: RASU, Rafia (University of Missouri Kansas City, Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Kansas city, United States of America)
- Co-author(s): Hughes, Gail (University of Western Cape South African Herbal Science and Medicine Institute, Western cape, South Africa)
Aboyade, Seyi (University of Western Cape South African Herbal Science and Medicine Institute, Western cape, South Africa)
Background:South Africa(SA) has been affected by particularly high rates of communicable disease, including HIV/AIDS epidemic, but now facing a similarly substantial burden of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases(CNCDs). To treat rapidly emerging CNCDs, South Africans rely on Western pharmaceutical medicine, but also display widespread dependence on.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.