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Improving access to and use of medicines through establishment of a chemical sellers franchise in Ghana

  • In: Community Pharmacy Section - Poster Session
  • At: Cairo (Egypt) (2005)
  • Type: Poster
  • Poster code: CPS-P-061
  • By: EGHAN, Kwesi (MSH SEAM Ghana, Accra, Ghana)
  • Co-author(s): Egan (GSMFEL, ACCRA, Ghana)
    Mensah (GSMFEL, ACCRA, Ghana)
    Idun (GSMFEL, ACCRA, Ghana)
    Marsden (MSH Europe, FERNEY-VOLTAIRE, France)
    Staley (MSH, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, United States of America)
    Arhinful (University of Ghana, ACCRA, Ghana)
    Dodoo (University of Ghana, ACCRA, Ghana)
    Ofori-Adjei (Noguchi Institute, ACCRA, Ghana)
  • Abstract:

    Aims: Licensed Chemical Shops (LCS) and non-prescription drug outlets account for over 66% of total community drug outlet visits in Ghana and are the main source of medicines in rural and peri-urban regions. To address issues of quality of products and services provided in LCS and to improve access to essential medicines in underserved


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