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A Household Survey of Source, Availability, and Use of Antimalarials in a Rural Area of Tanzania
The source, availability, and use of antimalarial drugs in a rural community in the Kibaha district of Tanzania were assessed. Using questionnaires, the heads of households and mothers/guardians of… Expand
Response to the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) Pandemic Across Africa: Successes, Challenges, and Implications for the Future
- Olayinka O Ogunleye, Debashis Basu, +69 authors B. Godman
- Political Science, Medicine
- Frontiers in Pharmacology
- 11 September 2020
Background The COVID-19 pandemic has already claimed considerable lives. There are major concerns in Africa due to existing high prevalence rates for both infectious and non-infectious diseases and… Expand
A Review on School Based Interventions for Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs (ATOD) in the United States: Can Developing Countries in Africa Adopt these Preventive Programs Based on ATOD Approaches?
Substance abuse problems have been a major concern of societies all over the world, including the United States, during last five decades. In the United States, the substance abuse epidemic has been… Expand
Introduction and Utilization of High Priced HCV Medicines across Europe; Implications for the Future
Background: Infection with the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is a widespread transmittable disease with a diagnosed prevalence of 2.0%. Fortunately, it is now curable in most patients. Sales of medicines… Expand
The Impact of Patient-Prescriber Interaction Group Discussions on Injection Prescribing in Public and Private Primary Health Care Facilities in Kinondoni District, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
The use of medicine in treating diseases is an integral component of health care, and currently practicing physicians are being challenged by coping with rapidly changing pharmacologic treatments.… Expand
A Review on Factors that Predispose Youths and Adolescents to Using Substances of Abuse in Developed and Less Developing Countries: AreIntervention Programs Useful?
School based educational preventive programs for substances of abuse such as tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA/ecstasy) and use of many other illicit… Expand
Characteristics of drug abusers in an urban community of Tanzania
Objective: Problem of drug abuse in Tanzania is serious and growing one. The thrust of this study was to identify core characteristics of drug abusers in Dar es Salaam, the biggest commercial city of… Expand