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  1. Although global efforts in the past decade have halved the number of deaths due to malaria, there are still an estimated 219 million cases of malaria a year, causing more than half a million deaths. In this fo...

    Authors: Marcel Tanner, Brian Greenwood, Christopher J. M. Whitty, Evelyn K. Ansah, Ric N. Price, Arjen M. Dondorp, Lorenz von Seidlein, J. Kevin Baird, James G. Beeson, Freya J.I. Fowkes, Janet Hemingway, Kevin Marsh and Faith Osier
    Citation: BMC Medicine 2015 13:167
  2. In 2003, Ghana abolished direct out of pockets payments and implemented health financing reforms including the national health insurance scheme in 2004. Treatment of childhood infections is a key component of ...

    Authors: Emmanuel Nene Odjidja, Ruth Ansah-Akrofi, Arnaud Iradukunda, Charles Kwanin and Manika Saha
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2022 22:1494
  3. The paper carries out a situational analysis to examine the production, dissemination and utilisation of reproductive and child health-related evidence to inform policy formulation in Ghana’s health sector.

    Authors: Gordon Abekah-Nkrumah, Sombié Issiaka, Lokossou Virgil and Johnson Ermel
    Citation: Health Research Policy and Systems 2018 16:75
  4. In Sahelian Africa, the risk of malaria increases with the arrival of the rains, particularly in young children. Following successful trials, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the use of seasonal...

    Authors: Patrick O. Ansah, Nana A. Ansah, Keziah Malm, Dennis Awuni, Nana Peprah, Sylvester Dassah, Sobe Yarig, Charles Manful, John Agbenyeri, John Awoonor-Williams, Wilfred Ofosu and Abraham R. Oduro
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2021 20:440
  5. Using Singapore as a case study, this paper aims to understand the effects of the current long-term care policy and various alternative policy options on the labor market participation of primary informal fami...

    Authors: John P. Ansah, David B. Matchar, Rahul Malhotra, Sean R. Love, Chang Liu and Young Do
    Citation: BMC Geriatrics 2016 16:69
  6. Babies are increasingly being exposed to antibiotics intrapartum in the bid to reduce neonatal and maternal deaths. Intrapartum antibiotic exposure, including even those considered safe in pregnancy, have been...

    Authors: Kwesi Boadu Mensah, Kwame Opoku-Agyeman and Charles Ansah
    Citation: Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice 2017 10:24
  7. While studies show that females utilise more healthcare services in later life, data on their healthcare use predictions are limited in Ghana. This study therefore fills this gap by examining the predictors of...

    Authors: Williams Agyemang-Duah, Justice Kufour Owusu-Ansah and Charles Peprah
    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2019 12:320
  8. This study aims at characterizing the in vitro metabolism of cryptolepine using human and rat hepatocytes, identifying metabolites in rat plasma and urine after a single cryptolepine dose, and evaluating the s...

    Authors: Arnold Donkor Forkuo, Charles Ansah, David Pearson, Werner Gertsch, Amanda Cirello, Adam Amaral, Jaimie Spear, Colin W. Wright and Caroline Rynn
    Citation: BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology 2017 18:84
  9. Despite recent strides made towards reducing the emergence of artemisinin resistance, inappropriate dispensing practices for anti-malarials in both private and public sectors affect treatment outcomes negative...

    Authors: Charles Enyaah Amankwa, Harriet Affran Bonful, Kofi Agyabeng and Priscillia A. Nortey
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2019 18:260
  10. Discovery of novel gametocytocidal molecules is a major pharmacological strategy in the elimination and eradication of malaria. The high patronage of the aqueous root extract of the popular West African anti-m...

    Authors: Arnold Donkor Forkuo, Charles Ansah, Kwesi Boadu Mensah, Kofi Annan, Ben Gyan, Anjo Theron, Dalu Mancama and Colin W. Wright
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2017 16:496
  11. Many anticancer agents and carcinogens are DNA damaging chemicals and exposure to such chemicals results in the deregulation of cell cycle progression. The molecular mechanisms of DNA damage-induced cell cycle...

    Authors: Huijun Zhu, Catherine Smith, Charles Ansah and Nigel J Gooderham
    Citation: Cancer Cell International 2005 5:28
  12. Since the introduction of artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) in Ghana in 2005 there has been a surveillance system by the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) and the University of Ghana Noguchi ...

    Authors: Benjamin Abuaku, Nancy Odurowah Duah-Quashie, Neils Quashie, Akosua Gyasi, Patricia Opoku Afriyie, Felicia Owusu-Antwi, Anita Ghansah, Keziah Laurencia Malm, Constance Bart-Plange and Kwadwo Ansah Koram
    Citation: BMC Infectious Diseases 2021 21:1255
  13. Mother -to -Child transmission of hepatitis B infection remains a major public health concern particularly in Africa. Adequate knowledge of physicians and midwives is crucial in averting most of the hepatitis ...

    Authors: Charles Ampong Adjei, Richard Asamoah, Fidelis Atibila, Gilbert Nachinab Ti-enkawol and Michael Ansah-Nyarko
    Citation: BMC Public Health 2016 16:537
  14. Poor communication on sexual issues between adolescents and their parents results in high rates of negative sexual practices such as teenage pregnancy. Contributing factors to this poor communication on sexual...

    Authors: Desmond Klu, Percival Agordoh, Charles Azagba, Evelyn Acquah, Phidelia Doegah, Anthony Ofosu, Evelyn Korkor Ansah and Margaret Gyapong
    Citation: Reproductive Health 2022 19:101
  15. West Africa has recorded a relatively higher proportion of asymptomatic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases than the rest of the world, and West Africa-specific host factors could play a role in this dis...

    Authors: Kesego Tapela, Fatima O. Oyawoye, Charles Ochieng’ Olwal, Precious C. Opurum, Jones Amo Amponsah, Kekeli Aku Lumor Segbedzi, Becky Tetteh, Frederick Kumi-Ansah, Joe K. Mutungi, Evangeline Obodai, Emmanuella Amoako, Seth Agyemang, Nicaise Tuikue Ndam, William Kwabena Ampofo, Julian C. Rayner, Gordon A. Awandare…
    Citation: BMC Medicine 2022 20:370