Self-Medication in Africa during COVID-19 Pandemic
Self-medication is known as “the usage of drugs, herbs or home remedies on one’s own initiative, or on the advice of another person, without consulting a doctor’. In Africa, self-medication has reached a critical stage, with people using and taking any drug regardless of how poisonous the material may be as long as unprofessional suggestions advocate it as a solution to their health problem. In this article, we looked at the consequences, effects, and recommendations for reducing the use of self-medication as a habit among Africans.
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