Prof Margaret Gyapong Honoured With a Heroine of Health Award

The former Director of the Dodowa Health Research Centre, Prof Margaret Gyapong received the Heroine of Health award on Sunday 21st May 2017. She was one of the 12 emerging women leaders in global healthcare with the first ever ‘Heroine of Health’ honors.The Award was received in an organized gala which was part of the… View Article
May 23, 2017
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Overview of ABACUS Qualitative Analysis Workshop Johannesburg, South Africa

ABACUS is an INDEPTH project on community-based antibiotic access and use. The ABACUS Project assesses and compares community-based antibiotic access and consumption, and the factors that underpin them, in six countries in Africa and Asia. A three day workshop was organized by INDEPTH from 2 – 4 May 2017 at the Witts School of Public… View Article
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Send-off For Georgetown Interns

Three students from the Georgetown University were given a warm hearted send off on Friday, 9th December, 2016 by the Director and Staff of the Dodowa Health Research Centre. Ms. Irene Honam Tsey who mentored the interns expressed the pleasure for hosting them on the Centre’s behalf. She as well as other staff of the… View Article
December 16, 2016
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Dr. Irene Agyepong Honoured With A Global Health Award

The Former Director of the Greater Accra Regional Health Services, Dr. Irene Akua Agyepong received The Sam Adjei Distinguished Public Service Award for her academic and policy reform contributions to advancing the field of Global Health System and Research. Dr. Agyepong received this award, for her role as Technical Advisor for the development and implementation of Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme that enabled greater accessibility to affordable healthcare.
November 27, 2016
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An Assessment of The Feasibility And Acceptability Of Introducing Chlorhexidine For Umbilical Cord Care Into The Routine Health System In Ghana

As part of the efforts to reduce neonatal mortality caused by neonatal sepsis, a new formulation for umbilical cord management is proposed to be introduced to replace methylated spirit. The study was conducted by the Research and Development Division of the Ghana Health Service in conjunction with the Dodowa Health Research Centre. The pre-intervention study… View Article
November 15, 2016
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Overview Of The Training On Study “Accessing The Financial Burden Of Tuberculosis On Tuberculosis Affected Household In Ghana”

The Dodowa Health Research Centre in collaboration with the National TB Control Programme as well as the London School of Hygeine and Tropical Medicine organized a 5-day training from 31st October to 4th November 2016 for Field Assistants and Field Supervisors at the Dodowa Health Research Centre to undertake a one month survey. This is… View Article
November 4, 2016
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An Assessment Of The Feasibilty And Acceptability Of Introducing Chlorhexidine Umbilical Cord Care Into The Routine Health System In Ghana

As part of the efforts to reduce neonatal mortality caused by neonatal sepsis, a new formulation for umbilical cord management is proposed to be introduced to replace methylated spirit. The study was conducted by the Research and Development Division of the Ghana Health Service in conjunction with the Dodowa Health Research Centre. The pre-intervention study… View Article
October 23, 2016
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Contextualizing LF HOTSPOTS In Some Districts In Ghana

Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) is a significant health problem in many developing countries with about 1.1 billion people known to live in endemic areas. This condition leads to permanent disability and undermines the social and economic welfare of affected people and communities. This study sought to explore and identify strategies for more effective mass drug administration… View Article
October 18, 2016
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Professor John Owusu Gyapong appointed UHAS Vice-Chancellor

Professor John Owusu Gyapong, the former Director of the Research and Development Division of the Ghana Health Service, has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ghana. He is to succeed the foundation Vice-Chancellor of University of Health and Allied Sciences, Professor Fred Newton Binka, whose term of office… View Article
August 1, 2016
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Overview of The Research Project Management Training

Dodowa Health Research Centre participated in a joint training together with staff of Navrongo Health Research Centre on Research Project Management in Navrongo from the 5th-6th of July 2016. The training was funded by USAID Evaluate 4 Health project and  facilitated by Dr. Godwin Afenyedu and Mr. Sofo Ali. Dr. Afenyedu gave an opening remark on… View Article
July 12, 2016
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