Access to medicines in Nigeria - Gender perspective
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: OKAFOR, Ukamaka Gladys (Pharmacists Council of Nigeria, Inspection/Monitoring, Lagos, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Adedeji, Olanike (Sky Sea and Sand Pharmacy, LAGOS, Nigeria)
It has been estimated that one half of the African population lacks access to the most basic essential medicinal remedies.Gender disparities, resulting in women's low status in the society are at the root of the poor state of women's health in Nigeria. Constituting about 49% of the entire population of over 100million, most Nigerian women are.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.