Community acceptability of malaria rapid diagnostic test services in retail medicine outlets in ghana

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: DANQUAH, Daniel (PHARMACY COUNCIL, GHANA, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, ACCRA, Ghana)
  • Co-author(s): Daniel AMANING Danquah
    Ellis Owusu-Dabo
    John Amuasi
    Kwaku Poku Asante
    Emmanuel Mahama
    Kwame Ohene Buabeng
  • Abstract:

    Methods

    We conducted a qualitative before-and-after study to examine the acceptability of mRDT service for malaria case detection in retail medicine outlets in two districts of the Ashanti Region. Prior to the mRDT intervention, two Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) with community members were held in both study areas. A post-mRDT intervention survey..

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