Thank you for this post.
Focussing NCD interventions on women is crucial and can allow us to make inroads in reducing morbidity and mortality related to NCDs. Women, being caregivers and also because of their health seeking behaviour are a major asset in the fight to reduce the impact of NCDs.
HIFA profile: Venus Mushininga is a pharmacist with the Ministry of Health and Childcare in Zimbabwe. She is a founder and President of the Zimbabwe Society of Oncology Pharmacy and the Zimbabewan delegate to the European Society of Oncology Pharmacy. Professional interests: Oncology, Dissemination of information through to Health Professionals and the public, Research. She is co-coordinator of the HIFA working group on information for Prescribers and Users of Medicines.
Email: vmushininga AT gmail.com