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Northern Regional Asthma Forum

The highlight and core of this forum revolves around two key presentations:

1. Management of Acute Exacerbation & Long-term Asthma: The Role of Budesonide (Pulmicort) & Formoterol (Symbicort) by Dr. Joshua Abaah.

2. Pediatric Asthma: Current Diagnosis & Management: The Role of Budesonide (Pulmicort) & Formoterol (Symbicort) by Dr. Rafiuk Cosmos Yakubu.


These insightful presentations will be complemented by a meticulously moderated question-and-answer session. This interactive segment is designed not only to encourage open dialogue between participants and esteemed speakers but also to cultivate an environment of collaborative knowledge-sharing and experiential exchange. Attendees, whether joining us in person or participating virtually, will be afforded a unique opportunity to delve deeper into the intricacies of effective Asthma management.





We cordially invite you to join us, either in person or virtually, at the esteemed Nim Avenue Hotel in Tamale. This venue provides an optimal backdrop for engaging discussions, networking opportunities, and immersive learning. Rest assured, your participation will lead to a rewarding and enlightening experience for all those present.

In-Person and Virtual attendance are FREE. Nim Avenue Hotel in Tamale . Kindly download the programme after registration.



Course Description

This is an exciting and pivotal event aimed at equipping Healthcare Professionals in the Northern region of Ghana with the latest guidelines on Asthma management. With a specific focus on the GTS Asthma Treatment Guideline, this forum is a collaborative effort between the GTS, Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH), and Central Hospital (Tamale). The event promises a robust panel discussion that will enrich participants' knowledge and skills in addressing Asthma-related challenges.

What you will learn

At the culmination of this training event, we anticipate that it will:

1. Foster a profound comprehension of the GTS Asthma Treatment Guideline and its tangible application among participants.

2. Bestow participants with in-depth insights into the proficient management of acute Asthma exacerbations.

3. Shed light on contemporary methodologies for effectively addressing pediatric Asthma cases.

4. Highlight the pivotal contribution of Generic Budesonide (Pulmicort) & Formoterol (Symbicort) in the realm of Asthma management.

5. Cultivate a platform for meaningful networking and synergistic collaboration among healthcare professionals.

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About Facilitators

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Dr. Joshua Akurugu Abaah

BSc, MB ChB, MGCP Fam-Med.

Family Physician Specialist, Acting Head of Tamale Polyclinic

Tamale Polyclinic

Dr. Abaah Joshua Akurugu is a proactive and impact-driven leader in the field of Family Medicine. His extensive qualifications, including a BSc, MBcHB, and MGCP Fam-Med, attest to his commitment to continuous learning and excellence in medical practice. With a remarkable dedication to both patient care and education, Dr.

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Dr. Rafiuk Cosmos Yakubu


Senior Specialist Paediatrician, Head of Paediatric Emergency Unit, Senior Lecturer

Tamale Teaching Hospital - TTH, University for Development Studies (UDS) School of Medicine

Dr. Rafiuk Cosmos Yakubu is a remarkable medical practitioner with a comprehensive educational background and a commitment to continual learning and development. His dedication to paediatrics and child health is evident through his impressive list of qualifications, appointments, and affiliations.

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