ChMedical Care of Infants with Down Syndrome in Sub-Sahara Africa; Challenges and the Way Forwardallenges In Managing Children With Down Syndrome In Sub-Saharan Africa; And The Way Forward

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O H Elshazali H Abdullahi

Abstract

Down syndrome is the most common chromosomal malformation, it affects multiple organs, necessitating a need for medical care for different systems. The care needed by infants with Down syndrome is complex and needs planning and coordination at different levels.


Medical services in Sub-Saharan Africa are not robust and face challenges in providing accessible and affordable health care. 


We will review the situation of the medical care provided to infants with Down Syndrome,  looking at diagnosis, counselling, and management within the Sub-Saharan context. Exploring the challenges and suggesting recommendations.

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ELSHAZALI, O H; ABDULLAHI, H. ChMedical Care of Infants with Down Syndrome in Sub-Sahara Africa; Challenges and the Way Forwardallenges In Managing Children With Down Syndrome In Sub-Saharan Africa; And The Way Forward. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 10, oct. 2022. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/3215>. Date accessed: 06 dec. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v10i10.3215.
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