Unaffordable drug prices: the major cause of non-compliance with hypertension medication in Ghana
- At: 2005 FIP Congress in Cairo (Egypt)
- Type: Poster
- By: BUABENG, Kwame Ohene (KNUST, Clinical & Social Pharmacy, Kumasi, Ghana)
- Co-author(s): Matowe (Management Sciences for Health, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, United States of America)
Plange-Rhule (Department of Medicine, KATH, KUMASI, Ghana)
INTRODUCTION: The HIV/ AIDS epidemic in Sub Saharan Africa appears to divert attention, care and resources from all other diseases. In Ghana, the prevalence of hypertension has been reported as increasing. A major concern is that many patients may not have access to standard hypertension medications. In this study we evaluate access to.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.