National policies and older people’s healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa: A scoping review

46 million people ≥60 years lived in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region in 2015 (United Nations, 2017) The number is projected to increase more than 2 fold by 2050 -Ageing is associated with chronic diseases and increased healthcare utilization demographic change will have far-reaching consequences for the health systems in the SSA (World Health Organization, 2015). Please...
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COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT AMONG THE ELDERLY IN UGANDA

To determine the prevalence of cognitive impairment and the effect on caregiver stress and coping strategies among Ugandan community elderly individuals. Please...
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Assessing the Management of Breast Cancer at a Tertiary Healthcare Facility in Nigeria

Most common female cancer worldwide [1-2] >1million incidents diagnosed annually [1, 3] High mortality among African women [2, 4] Incidence, mortality increasing in Nigeria [5-6] Late presentation remain a challenge [7-8] Please...
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