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OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE TO HIV AND POST EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS (PEP) DELIVERED IN A HOSPITAL PHARMACY
- At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- Type: Poster
- By: OWUSU, Helena (Korle bu Teaching Hospital, Pharmacy, Ghana)
- Co-author(s): Helena Owusu: Pharmacy, Korlebu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana;Pharmacy, Korlebu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
Priscilla Ekpale: Pharmacy, Korlebu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
Obedia Seaneke: Pharmacy, Korlebu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
Josephine Osarfo: Pharmacy, Asamankese Government Hospital, Asamankese, Ghana
BackgroundHealthcare workers around the globe are at an increased risk of exposure to HIV. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the use of short-term antiretroviral therapy (ART) to reduce the risk of HIV infection following exposure.
MethodsAll needle sticks and sharp injuries (NSSI) at the Child Health Department of KBTH report at the Pharmacy for.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.
Last update 13 May 2019