Kennedy Opoku

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Bridging the Language Barrier in Health Awareness Awareness of diseases inAfrican communities frequently correlates with the outward manifestation of the disease process. In ophthalmology, the leukokoria of cataract has given rise to several local terms for this cause of blindness. The secondmost commoncauseof blindness in these communities1,2 unfortunately(More)
PURPOSE To determine awareness of glaucoma, "hinta anifraye" and available eye health services among urban communities in Kumasi, Ghana. "Hinta anifraye" is a recently developed term for glaucoma in the local Twi language. MATERIALS AND METHODS Convenience sampling was used to survey the communities of 4 churches and 2 mosques in Kumasi, recruiting(More)
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