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Association between Poor Quality of Sleep and Metabolic Syndrome in Ghanaian University Students: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Sleep Disorders. 10/12/2022, p1-8. 8p.

Abstract: Aim. This study aimed to determine the association between quality of sleep and metabolic syndrome (MetS) and physical activity level in young adults at the University of Ghana. Method. In a cross-sectional design, 340 university students, aged between...

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A nationwide cross-sectional review of in-hospital hepatitis B virus testing and disease burden estimation in Ghana, 2016 - 2021.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC public health [BMC Public Health] 2022 Nov 23; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 2149. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 23.

Abstract: Background and Aims: Data are needed to inform hepatitis B virus (HBV) testing and treatment policies in Ghana to make progress towards achieving the 2030 WHO elimination targets. This study investigated testing patterns for HBV and described the age, ...

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Incidence and determinants of maternal sepsis in Ghana in the midst of a pandemic.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC pregnancy and childbirth [BMC Pregnancy Childbirth] 2022 Nov 23; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 864. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 23.

Abstract: Background: Despite being preventable, maternal sepsis continues to be a significant cause of death and morbidity, killing one in every four pregnant women globally. In Ghana, clinicians have observed that maternal sepsis is increasingly becoming a maj...

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Predictors of malaria vaccine uptake among children 6-24 months in the Kassena Nankana Municipality in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Malaria journal [Malar J] 2022 Nov 16; Vol. 21 (1), pp. 339. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 16.

Abstract: Background: The Malaria Vaccine Implementation Programme (MVIP) coordinates the routine implementation of the RTS,S vaccine pilot in strategically selected locations in Malawi, Kenya, and Ghana. The pilot programme thoroughly assesses the programmatic ...

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Challenges with adherence to the 'test, treat, and track' malaria case management guideline among prescribers in Ghana.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Malaria journal [Malar J] 2022 Nov 15; Vol. 21 (1), pp. 332. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 15.

Abstract: Background: Despite several efforts at addressing the barriers to adherence to the WHO-supported test, treat and track (T3) malaria case management guideline in Ghana, adherence remains a challenge. This study explored the challenges of prescribers reg...

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Socio-demographic factors associated with medication adherence among People Living with HIV in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): AIDS research and therapy [AIDS Res Ther] 2022 Nov 14; Vol. 19 (1), pp. 50. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 14.

Abstract: Background: Medication adherence is important to the survival of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) globally. Although, HIV viral load is reduced by antiretroviral therapy (ART), the number of people on ART continues to rise in Ghana. In the Kumasi Metropo...

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Socio-cultural factors influencing adolescent pregnancy in Ghana: a scoping review.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC pregnancy and childbirth [BMC Pregnancy Childbirth] 2022 Nov 11; Vol. 22 (1), pp. 834. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 11.

Abstract: Background: Adolescent pregnancy is a public health challenge that has well-defined causes, associated health risks, and social and economic consequences for adolescent, their families, communities, and society. The purpose of this scoping review is to...

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A novel autosomal dominant GREB1L variant associated with non-syndromic hearing impairment in Ghana.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): BMC medical genomics [BMC Med Genomics] 2022 Nov 10; Vol. 15 (1), pp. 237. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 10.

Abstract: Background: Childhood hearing impairment (HI) is genetically heterogeneous with many implicated genes, however, only a few of these genes are reported in African populations.Methods: This study used exome and Sanger sequencing to resolve the possible g...

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Covert Contraceptive Use amongst the urban poor in Accra, Ghana: experiences of health providers.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Reproductive health [Reprod Health] 2022 Nov 04; Vol. 19 (1), pp. 205. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 04.

Abstract: Background: An estimated one-third of women in Ghana use contraceptives without the knowledge of their partners, a phenomenon known as Covert Contraceptive Use (CCU). Most research on CCU to date has focused on individual women to the neglect of the ro...

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Maternal nutritional status, decision-making autonomy and the nutritional status of adolescent girls: a cross-sectional analysis in the Mion District of Ghana.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of nutritional science [J Nutr Sci] 2022 Nov 02; Vol. 11, pp. e97. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 02 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: A mother's nutritional status and participation in household decision-making, a proxy for empowerment, are known determinants of improved nutrition and health outcomes for infants and young children; however, little is known about the association among...

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