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BACKGROUND Accessibility of quality healthcare across the globe has generated a lot of attention among public health practitioners. AIM This study explored the background characteristics of female prisoners and how it influences their assessment of the quality of accessible healthcare in the Kumasi Female Prison. SUBJECTS AND METHODS This descriptive(More)
Gliomas are the commonest primary brain tumours in adults. They are usually classified and graded according to the criteria by the World Health Organisation. High-grade gliomas are the most malignant primary brain tumours. Conventional therapies include surgery, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy. The tumours often demonstrate high levels of resistance to these(More)
BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes comes with various complications and this may be compounded by morbidities of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections. AIMS This study examined the prevalence of HBV and HCV infectionst among type 2 diabetics as well as its associated factors. This randomized cross-sectional study was conducted at the(More)
BACKGROUND Preeclampsia is a leading cause of maternal mortality worldwide and a serious health problem that affects the majority of women. AIM We investigated the association between lipid profile and maternal obesity among preeclamptic women in the Cape Coast Metropolis. SUBJECT AND METHODS This case-control study involved 60 preeclamptics and 50(More)
BACKGROUND Neurologic disorders represent a major burden of disease globally and the spectrum ranges from noncommunicable disorders like stroke and neurodegenerative disorders to central nervous system infections. OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study is to assess the burden of neurological diseases in a tropical environment. METHODS A one year(More)
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