- The WHO has introduced new rules and medications for the treatment of some chronic diseases
- The clinical update touched on issues related to HIV, Hepatitis and Cancer
The life of patients living with chronic diseases in Ghana and the rest of the world is expected to get clinically improved as the World Health Organization (WHO) has released fresh batch of medications for the emergency treatment of some of these cases.
Touching on the major issues of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, Tuberculosis, Leukemia and other forms of terminal cancers, the highest health organist ion in the world says a review of specific medications for such illnesses is best places for the effective management of such diseases.
Some of these drugs include Dolutegravir for the treatment of HIV, Fentanyl skin patches for cancer patients among others.
Meanwhile YEN is gathering that these new drugs are in the process of being procured by the health ministry as the treatment of all chronic diseases remains one of the key health concerns under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
What this means is that if you or any loved one is suffering from any chronic disease particularly HIV, Cancer, Hepatitis or Cancer, you may experience a slight change to your medication as these new prescriptions by the World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to see your prognosis improve by the day.
In Ghana and across the world, the leading causes of death especially among young women and children has been due to the issues of HIV, Cervical Cancer, and Tuberculosis – a development government wishes to tackle head on through massive investment in the health sector.
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