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A Cross Sectional Study of the Knowledge and Practice of Self-Breast Examination among Market Women at the Makola Shopping Mall, Accra, Ghana
Background: Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women worldwide. With an estimated incidence of 1,676,633 with 521,817 deaths in the year 2012, the figure is expected to hit theExpand
Prevalence and risk factors for Active Convulsive Epilepsy in Kintampo, Ghana
Introduction Epilepsy is common in sub-Saharan Africa, but there is little data in West Africa, to develop public health measures for epilepsy in this region. Methods We conducted a three-stageExpand
Experiences with the Mass Distribution of LPG Stoves in Rural Communities of Ghana
Household air pollution (HAP) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. To limit HAP exposure and environmental degradation from biomass fuel use, the Government of Ghana promotesExpand
Enhancing LPG adoption in Ghana (ELAG): a factorial cluster-randomized controlled trial to Enhance LPG Adoption & Sustained use
BackgroundThree billion individuals worldwide rely on biomass fuel [dung, wood, crops] for cooking and heating. Further, health conditions resulting from household air pollution (HAP) are responsibleExpand
Knowledge and Health Seeking Behaviour of Breast Cancer Patients in Ghana
Background Breast cancer is a major contributor to cancer-related deaths among women worldwide, despite the numerous measures employed to prevent and manage the disease. This study explored theExpand
Determining the Enablers and Barriers for the Adoption of Clean Cookstoves in the Middle Belt of Ghana—A Qualitative Study
Despite its benefits and espousal in developed counties, the adoption of clean cookstoves is reportedly low in less developed countries, especially in Sub–Saharan Africa. This qualitative study aimedExpand
Association between Plasmodium falciparum malaria and the mental health of children between five years and nineteen years in sub‐Saharan Africa: A systematic review.
Review objectives The objective of this review is to identify and synthesise the best available evidence on the association of Plasmodium falciparum malaria and the short-term and long-term mentalExpand
Association between Plasmodium falciparum malaria and the mental disorders in children between five and 19 years in sub‐Saharan Africa: a systematic review
Background Mental disorders, also called psychiatric disorders, refer to unconventional or anomalous behavioral patterns, feelings, thoughts, perceptions and beliefs that cause distress orExpand