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Table 2 Types of ACTs purchased from the various medicine outlets (MO)

From: Quality of Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy for malaria found in Ghanaian markets and public health implications of their use

Type of ACT Health Facilities Licensed chemical shops Pharmacy Mobile vendor Others Total
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) N (%)
AL 4 (21.1) 101 (54.6) 25 (83.3) 3 (42.9) 1 (7.1) 4 (52.3)
AA 15 (78.9) 77 (41.4) 3 (10.0) 4 (57.1) 12 (85.7) 111 (43.4)
DHAP 0 (0.0) 7 (3.8) 2 (6.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 9 (3.5)
ASP 0 (0.0) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (7.1) 2 (0.8)
TOTAL 19 (100) 186 (100) 30 (100) 7 (100) 14 (100) 256 (100)
  1. Others: include ACTs purchased from drinking spots and homes
  2. AL Artemether-Lumefantrine, AA Artesunate-Amodiaquine, DHAP DihydroartemisininPiperaquine, ASP Artesunate-Sulfadoxine-Pyrimethamine