Bernard Appiah

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In Ghana, as in many other developing countries, most science reporting is done by general reporters. However, few studies have investigated science reporting in such a situation. To understand better the dynamics of science reporting in such context, we surveyed 151 general reporters in Ghana. Respondents' demographic characteristics resembled those found(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this article was to examine primary care providers' perceived challenges when implementing evidence-based diabetes self-management guidelines and opportunities for promoting the use of such guidelines in practice. METHODS We engaged 3 group discussions with 43 key stakeholders representing family physicians, medical directors, and(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The current study was designed to examine changes in falls efficacy and physical activities among oldest-old and young-old participants in a falls risk-reduction program called a matter of balance/volunteer lay leader model. DESIGN AND METHODS An oldest-old group (aged 85 years and older; n = 260) and a young-old group (aged between(More)