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2016 PUBLICATIONS

2016 Publications

  1. David Stucki, Daniela Brites, Leïla Jeljeli, Mireia Coscolla, Qingyun Liu, Andrej Trauner, Lukas Fenner, Liliana Rutaihwa, Sonia Borrell, Tao Luo, Qian Gao, Midori Kato-Maeda, Marie Ballif, Matthias Egger,Rita Macedo, Helmi Mardassi, Milagros Moreno, Griselda Tudo Vilanova, Janet Fyfe, Maria Globan, Jackson Thomas, Frances Jamieson, Jennifer L Guthrie, Adwoa Asante-Poku, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu et al.
  2. Michael D. Wilson, Dziedzom K. de Souza, Irene Ayi. (2016). Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis. Neglected Tropical Diseases, 289-317.
  3. Daniel Boakye, Dziedzom de Souza, Moses Bockarie. (2016). Alternative Interventions Against Neglected Tropical Diseases in SSA: Vector Control. Neglected Tropical Diseases, 367-384.
  4. Elorm Kudzawu, Francis Agbokey, Collins S. K. Ahorlu. (2016). A Cross Sectional Study of the Knowledge and Practice of Self-Breast Examination among Market Women at the Makola Shopping Mall, Accra, Ghana. Advances in Breast Cancer Research, (5), 111-120.
  5. Robert Kaba Alhassan, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, Daniel Kojo Arhinful. (2016). A Review of the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana: What Are the Sustainability Threats and Prospects? PLoS ONE 11(11): e0165151. doi:10.1371.
  6. Daniel Amoako-Sakyi, Selorme Adukpo, Kwadwo A. Kusi, Daniel Dodoo, Michael F. Ofori, George O. Adjei, Dominic E. Edoh, Richard H. Asmah, Charles Brown, Bright Adu, Dorcas Obiri-Yeboah, Godfred Futagbi, Sharif Buari Abubakari, Marita Troye-Blomberg, Bartholomew D. Akanmori, Bamenla Q. Goka, John Arko-Mensah and Ben A. Gyan. (2016). A ST AT6 Intronic Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism is Associated with Clinical Malaria in Ghanaian Children. Genetics & Epigenetics, (8), 7–14.
  7. Setor Amuzu and Anita Ghansah. (2016). ADRes: a computational pipeline for detecting molecular markers of Anti-malarial Drug Resistance, from Sanger sequencing data. bioRxiv/ http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/066183.
  8. Bright Adu, Mariama K. Cherif, Samuel Bosomprah, Amidou Diarra, Fareed K. N. Arthur, Emmanuel K. Dickson, Giampietro Corradin, David R. Cavanagh, Michael Theisen, Sodiomon B. Sirima,Issa Nebie and Daniel Dodoo.(2016). Antibody levels against GLURP R2, MSP1 block 2 hybrid and AS202.11 and the risk of malaria in children living in hyperendemic (Burkina Faso) and hypo‑endemic (Ghana) areas. Malaria Journal, 15, (123), DOI 10.1186/s12936-016-1146-4.
  9. Joseph M.Nguta, ReginaAppiah-Opong, AlexanderK.Nyarko, DorothyYeboah-Manu, PhyllisG.A.Addo, IsaacOtchere, AbenaKissi-Twuma. (2016). Antimycobacterial and cytotoxic activity of selected medicinal plant extracts. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 182, 10–15.
  10. Patrick Valere Tsouh Fokou, Regina Appiah- Opong, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Abena Adomah Kissi-Twuma, Lauve Rachel Tchokouaha Yamthe, Aristide Laurel Mokale Kognou, Phyllis Addo, Fabrice Fekam Boyome and Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko. (2016). Antimycobacterial potency and cytotoxicity study of three medicinal plants. International Journal of Mycobacteriology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.10.012.
  11. 11.Patrick Valere Tsouh Fokou, Abena Adomah Kissi-Twum, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Regina Appiah-Opong, Phyllis Addo, Lauve Rachel Tchokouaha Yamthe, Alvine Ngoutane Mfopa, Fabrice Fekam Boyomand Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko. (2016). In Vitro Activity of Selected West African Medicinal Plants against Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease. Molecules; 21(4), 445; doi: .
  12. Kofi D. Kwofie, Nguyen Huu Tung, Mitsuko Suzuki-Ohashi, Michael Amoa-Bosompem, Richard Adegle, Maxwell M. Sakyiamah, Frederick Ayertey, Kofi Baffour-Awuah Owusu, Isaac Tuffour, Philip Atchoglo, Kwadwo K. Frempong, William K. Anyan, Takuhiro Uto, Osamu Morinaga, Taizo Yamashita, Frederic Aboagye, Alfred A. Appiah, Regina Appiah-Opong, Alexander K. Nyarko, Yasuchika Yamaguchi, Dominic Edoh, Kwadwo A. Koram, Shoji Yamaoka, Daniel A. Boakye, Nobuo Ohta, Yukihiro Shoyama, Irene Ayi. (2016). Antitrypanosomal Activities and Mechanisms of Action of Novel Tetracyclic Iridoids from Morinda lucida Benth. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 60:3283–3290.
  13. Dziedzom K. de Souza, Eric Yirenkyi, Joseph Otchere, Nana-Kwadwo Biritwum,
  14. Donne K. Ameme, Samuel Sackey, Collins Ahorlu, Michael D. Wilson. (2016). Assessing Lymphatic Filariasis Data Quality in Endemic Communities in Ghana, Using the Neglected Tropical Diseases Data Quality Assessment Tool for Preventive Chemotherapy. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(3): e0004590.
  15. Robert Kaba Alhassan, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah, Nicole Spieker, Daniel Kojo Arhinful, Tobias F. Rinke de Wit. (2016). Assessing the Impact of Community Engagement Interventions on Health Worker Motivation and Experiences with Clients in Primary Health Facilities in Ghana: A Randomized Cluster Trial. PLoS ONE; 11, (7): e0158541.
  16. Ewurama D. A. Owusu, Vincent Buabeng, Samuel Dadzie, Charles A. Brown, Martin P. Grobusch and Petra Mens. (2016). Characteristics of asymptomatic Plasmodium spp. Parasitaemia in Kwahu‑Mpraeso, a malaria endemic mountainous district in Ghana, West Africa. Malaria Journal, 15(38): DOI 10.1186.
  17. Beverly Egyir, Akwasi Ampofo Oteng, Enid Owusu, Mercy Jemimah Newman, Kennedy Kwasi Addo and Anders Rhod Larsen. (2016). Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) patients in Accra, Ghana. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries; 10(5):453-456.
  18. Irene Ayi, Kofi Dadzie Kwofie, Emmanuel Awusah Blay, Joseph Harold Nyarko Osei, Kwadwo Kyeremeh Frempong, Roberta Koku, Anita Ghansah, Margaret Lartey, Takashi Suzuki, Daniel Adjei Boakye, Kwadwo Ansah Koram and Nobuo Ohta.(2016). Clonal types of Toxoplasma gondii among immune compromised and immune competent individuals in Accra, Ghana. Parasitology International; 65:238–244.
  19. Eric Koka, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Daniel Okyere, Philip Baba Adongo, Collins K. Ahorlu. (2016). Cultural Understanding of Wounds, Buruli Ulcers and Their Management at the Obom Sub-district of the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease; 10(7): e0004825.
  20. Robert Kaba Alhassan, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah and Daniel Kojo Arhinful. (2016). Design and implementation of community engagement interventions towards healthcare quality improvement in Ghana: a methodological approach. Health Economics Review; 6:49: DOI 10.1186.
  1. Vincent A. Adzika, Franklin N. Glozah, Collins S.k. Ahorlu. (2016). Socio- Demographic Characteristics and Psychosocial Consequences of Sickle Cell Disease: The Case of Patients in a Public Hospital in Ghana. International Journal of Medical, Health, Biomedical, Bioengineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering; 10(4): 188- 196.
  2. Araceli Lamelas, Kobina Assan Ampah, Samuel Aboagye, Sarah Kerber, Emelia Danso, Adwoa Asante-Poku, Prince Asare, Julian Parkhill, Simon R. Harris, Gerd Pluschke, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Katharina Röltgen. (2016). Spatiotemporal Co-existence of Two Mycobacterium ulcerans Clonal Complexes in the Offin River Valley of Ghana. PLoS Neglected Tropical Disease; 10(7): e0004856.
  3. Samuel Dadzie, Maxwell A. Appawu, Clement Kerah-Hinzoumbe, Martin C. Akogbeto, Michele Adimazoya, Demba Kodindo Israel, Amen Nakebang Fadel and Jacob Williams. (2016). Species composition and insecticide resistance status of Anopheles gambiae (s.l.) (Culicidae) in Kome, southern Chad and the implications for malaria control. Parasites & Vectors; 9 (465): DOI 10.1186.
  4. Kwame Gakpey, Aba Baffoe-Wilmot, Keziah Malm, Samuel Dadzie and Constance Bart-Plange. (2016). Strategies towards attainment of universal coverage of long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) distribution: experiences and lessons from Ghana. Parasites & Vectors; 9 (35): DOI 10.1186.
  5. Kwame K. Asare, Johnson N. Boampong, Nancy O. Duah, Richmond Afoakwah, Rakesh Sehgal and Neils B. Quashie. (2016). Synergism between Pfcrt and Pfmdr1genes could account for the slow recovery of chloroquine sensitive Plasmodium falciparum strains in Ghana after chloroquine withdrawal. Journal of Infection and Public Health; 549, xxx—xxx.
  6. Francine Ntoumi, Pontiano Kaleebu, Eusebio Macete, Sayoki Mfinanga, Jeremiah Chakaya, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Matthew Bates, Peter Mwabah, Markus Maeurer, Eskild Petersen and Alimuddin Zumla. (2016). Taking forward the World TB Day 2016 theme ‘Unite to End Tuberculosis’ for the WHO Africa Region. International Journal of Infectious Diseases; 46 : 34–37.
  7. Vitus Burimuah, W.K Ampofo, B. Awumbila, N. Yebuah, B. O. Emikpe, W. Tasiame and R. D. Folitse. (2016). The evaluation of domestic ducks as potential reservoir of avian influenza virus in post HPAI H5N1 outbreak area, Sunyani municipality, Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. African Journal of Infectious Disease; 10(2): 134 – 145.
  8. I.D. Otchere, S.R. Harris, S.L. Busso, A. Asante-Poku, S. Osei-Wusu, K. Koram, J. Parkhill, S. Gagneux and Dorothy Yeboah-Manu. (2016). The First population structure and comparative genomics analysis of Mycobacterium africanum strains from Ghana reveals higher diversity of Lineage 5. International Journal of Mycobacteriology; xxx (2016) xxx –xxx
  9. Benjamin Abuaku, Nancy Duah, Lydia Quaye, Neils Quashie, Keziah Malm, Constance Bart‑Plange and Kwadwo Koram. (2016). Therapeutic efficacy of artesunate‑amodiaquine and artemether‑lumefantrine combinations in the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in two ecological zones in Ghana. Malaria Journal, 15DOI 10.1186.
  10. Stephanie Bjerrum, Joseph Oliver-Commey, Ernest Kenu, Margaret Lartey, Mercy Jemima Newman, Kennedy Kwasi Addo, Doris Hilleman, Aase Bengaard Andersen and Isik Somuncu Johansen. (2016). Tuberculosis and non-tuberculous mycobacteria among HIVinfected individuals in Ghana.Tropical Medicine and International Health; 21 (9): 1181–1190.
  11. I.D. Otchere, A. Asante-Poku, S. Osei-Wusu, A. Baddoo, E. Sarpong, A.H. Ganiyu, S.Y. Aboagye, A. Forson, F. Bonsu, A.I. Yahayah, K. Koram, S. Gagneux and D. Yeboah-Manu. (2016). Detection and characterization of drug-resistant conferring genes in Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex strains: A prospective study in two distant regions of Ghana. Tuberculosis; 99: 147-154
  12. Stephen Kwasi Opoku Duku, Francis Asenso-Boadi, Edward Nketiah-Amponsah and Daniel Kojo Arhinful. (2016). Utilization of healthcare services and renewal of health insurance membership: evidence of adverse selection in Ghana. Health Economics Review; 6 (43): DOI 10.1186.
  13. Ama P. Fenny, Felix A. Asante, Daniel K. Arhinful, Anthony Kusi, Divya Parmar and Gemma Williams. (2016). Who uses outpatient healthcare services under Ghana’s health protection scheme and why? BMC Health Services Research; 16 (174): DOI 10.1186.
  14. Samuel O. Oyola, Cristina V. Ariani, William L.Hamilton, Mihir Kekre, Lucas N. Amenga--‐Etego, Anita Ghansah, Gavin G. Rutledge, Seth Redmond, Magnus Manske, Dushyanth Jyothi, Chris G. Jacob, Thomas D. Otto, Kirk Rockett, Chris I. Newbold, Matthew Berriman and Dominic P. Kwiatkowski. (2016). Whole genome sequencing of Plasmodium Falciparumfrom dried blood spots using selective whole genome amplification.
  15. Kwofie K. D, Ghansah A, Osei J. H, Frempong K. K, Obed S, Frimpong E. H, Boakye D. A, Suzuki T, Ohta N, Ayi I. (2016). Indication of Risk of Mother-to-Child Toxoplasma gondii Transmission in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. Maternal and Child Health Journal; 20(12): 2581-2588.
  16. Irene Ayi, Augustine Odoi-Kpoti Sowah, Emmanuel Awusah Blay, Takashi Suzuki, Nobuo Ohta, and Patrick F. Ayeh-Kumi. (2016). Toxoplasma gondii infections among pregnant women, children and HIV-seropositive persons in Accra, Ghana. Tropical Medicine and Health; 44(17): doi: 10.1186.
  17. 67.Emmanuel Kwasi Abu, Johnson N. Boampong, Samuel Kyei, Richmond Afoakwah, D & Irene Ayi. (2016). Associations between Polymorphisms within Interferon Gamma and Tumor Necrosis Factor Genes and Toxoplasma Retinochoroiditis in Ghanaian Patients. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, 1-7.

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