Perceptions of inhibitors and facilitators for adhering to hypertension treatment among insured patients in rural Nigeria: a qualitative study

@inproceedings{Odusola2014PerceptionsOI,
  title={Perceptions of inhibitors and facilitators for adhering to hypertension treatment among insured patients in rural Nigeria: a qualitative study},
  author={Aina Olufemi Odusola and Marleen Elisabeth Hendriks and Constance Schultsz and Oladimeji Akeem Bolarinwa and Tanimola Makanjuola Akande and Akin O. Osibogun and Charles Agyemang and Gbenga Ogedegbe and Kayode Agbede and Peju Adenusi and Joep M. A. Lange and Henk CPM van Weert and Karien Stronks and Joke A. Haafkens},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Universal health care coverage has been identified as a promising strategy for improving hypertension treatment and control rates in sub Saharan Africa (SSA). Yet, even when quality care is accessible, poor adherence can compromise treatment outcomes. To provide information for adherence support interventions, this study explored what low income patients who received hypertension care in the context of a community based health insurance program in Nigeria perceive as inhibitors and… CONTINUE READING

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