Does access to medicines help hypertensive patients to improve drug treatment adherence at country level?
- At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
- Type: Poster
- By: FERNANDEZ, Grisel (Casmu, Montevideo, Uruguay)
- Co-author(s): Burroso, Gustavo (Casmu, MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay)
Tasende, Maria del Carmen (Casmu, MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay)
Gonzalez, Marcelo (Casmu, MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay)
Savio, Eduardo (Facultad de Química de La Republica, Uruguay)
Uruguay has a demo-epidemiological profile similar to developed countries, with chronic diseases as the main causes of morbid-mortality, being cardiovascular and neoplasic diseases the most important ones. Fifteen per cent of the population suffer from cardiovascular disease, with life styles and dietary habits identified as the main risk.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.