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Quality of antiepileptic drugs in sub‐Saharan Africa: A study in Gabon, Kenya, and Madagascar

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Objective

Epilepsy is a major public health issue in resource poor settings. Availability and accessibility of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) remain important issues, which may be aggravated by poor drug quality. Primary objective was to measure the quality of AEDs through official and unofficial supply chain.

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This was a cross-sectional study carried out in Gabon, Kenya and Madagascar. The official and unofficial supply chain have been investigated in urban an...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/epi.14445

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ORCID:
0000-0001-5543-3741
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Name:
Department of Access to Medicines, chronic diseases of Sanofi
Grant:
R15118BB
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Epilepsia More from this journal
Volume:
59
Issue:
7
Pages:
1351-1361
Publication date:
2018-06-12
Acceptance date:
2018-05-15
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EISSN:
1528-1167
ISSN:
0013-9580
Pmid:
29893991
Language:
English
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pubs:857588
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uuid:24aea2ed-a69e-4059-9781-299dcce58c46
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pubs:857588
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857588
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2018-10-02

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