Scaling up community pharmacists’ involvement in tuberculosis case detection and management in lagos state nigeria.

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: OKAFOR, Ukamaka (Pharmacists Council Of Nigeria, Education and Training, Yaba- Lagos, Nigeria)
  • Co-author(s): Ukamaka Gladys Okafor: Education and Training, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Lagos, Nigeria
    Ibrahim Oreagba: Pharmacology, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Nigeria is the third highest Tuberculosis (TB)-burden country in the world and number one in Africa. Level of Tb case detection and control is low. Community Pharmacies are usually the first port of call for people with Tb symptoms. Community Pharmacies can therefore be trained to provide Tb case detection and management to the community

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