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:

    Background

    Retail medicine outlets are common and easily accessible for malaria case detection and treatment in Ghana. They are however often known to diagnose malaria presumptively rather than providing confirmatory test before therapy.

    Purpose

    This study explored the acceptability by community members of the use of malaria rapid diagnostic testing..

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