F Baiden

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How are surgical theatres in rural Africa utilized? A review of five years of services at a district hospital in Ghana
    P Damien
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, PO Box 200, Kintampo 200, Ghana
    Trop Doct 41:91-5. 2011
  2. pmc Multimorbidity of chronic diseases among adult patients presenting to an inner-city clinic in Ghana
    Belinda Afriyie Nimako
    Volta Regional Hospital, Ghana Health Service, Ho, Ghana
    Global Health 9:61. 2013
  3. pmc Determinants of unintended pregnancies in rural Ghana
    Sebastian Eliason
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:261. 2014
  4. pmc An assessment of the likely acceptability of vaginal microbicides for HIV prevention among women in rural Ghana
    Martha A Abdulai
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, P O Box 200, Kintampo, Ghana
    BMC Womens Health 12:40. 2012
  5. pmc Factors influencing the intention of women in rural Ghana to adopt postpartum family planning
    Sebastian Eliason
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
    Reprod Health 10:34. 2013
  6. pmc Acceptability of rapid diagnostic test-based management of Malaria among caregivers of under-five children in rural Ghana
    Frank Baiden
    Malaria Group, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 7:e45556. 2012
  7. pmc Accuracy of rapid tests for malaria and treatment outcomes for malaria and non-malaria cases among under-five children in rural Ghana
    Frank Baiden
    Malaria Group, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 7:e34073. 2012
  8. pmc An evaluation of the clinical assessments of under-five febrile children presenting to primary health facilities in rural Ghana
    Frank Baiden
    Malaria Group, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 6:e28944. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Trend and causes of neonatal mortality in the Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana, 1995-2002
    F Baiden
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 11:532-9. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Unmet need for essential obstetric services in a rural district in northern Ghana: complications of unsafe abortions remain a major cause of mortality
    F Baiden
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
    Public Health 120:421-6. 2006

Collaborators

  • Jayne Webster
  • Daniel Chandramohan
  • Seth Owusu-Agyei
  • F Binka
  • Sebastian Eliason
  • Kofi Awusabo-Asare
  • Belinda Afriyie Nimako
  • Martha A Abdulai
  • P Damien
  • Barbara A Yankey
  • Yvonne Graham-Hayfron
  • Samuel Oko Sackey
  • James Phillips
  • Derek Bonsu
  • Gloria Quansah-Asare
  • George Adjei
  • Charlotte Tawiah
  • Kwame Adjei
  • Samuel Afari-Asiedu
  • Sam Newton
  • C Nabare
  • E Kwara
  • S Etego-Amengo
  • S Apanga

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint How are surgical theatres in rural Africa utilized? A review of five years of services at a district hospital in Ghana
    P Damien
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, PO Box 200, Kintampo 200, Ghana
    Trop Doct 41:91-5. 2011
    ..Typhoid perforation was the main indication for surgery in children aged less than 10 years. The potential for an expansion of the scope of services should be explored in order to improve access to essential surgery for this population...
  2. pmc Multimorbidity of chronic diseases among adult patients presenting to an inner-city clinic in Ghana
    Belinda Afriyie Nimako
    Volta Regional Hospital, Ghana Health Service, Ho, Ghana
    Global Health 9:61. 2013
    ..We conducted a hospital-based survey in an urban setting in Ghana to determine the prevalence of multimorbidity and its associated risk factors among adult patients presenting to an inner city clinic...
  3. pmc Determinants of unintended pregnancies in rural Ghana
    Sebastian Eliason
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:261. 2014
    ..This raises the need to understand factors associated with unintended pregnancies, especially among women in rural settings where the rates and risks are highest to help improve maternal health...
  4. pmc An assessment of the likely acceptability of vaginal microbicides for HIV prevention among women in rural Ghana
    Martha A Abdulai
    Kintampo Health Research Centre, P O Box 200, Kintampo, Ghana
    BMC Womens Health 12:40. 2012
    ..However it is in only a limited number of countries in sub-Saharan Africa that the acceptability of microbicides has been evaluated. We conducted a study to assess the acceptability of vaginal microbicides among women in rural Ghana...
  5. pmc Factors influencing the intention of women in rural Ghana to adopt postpartum family planning
    Sebastian Eliason
    Department of Community Medicine, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana
    Reprod Health 10:34. 2013
    ..This information is needed to guide the development of interventions to promote PPFP...
  6. pmc Acceptability of rapid diagnostic test-based management of Malaria among caregivers of under-five children in rural Ghana
    Frank Baiden
    Malaria Group, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 7:e45556. 2012
    ..This implies artemisinin-based combination treatment (ACT) should be restricted to rapid diagnostic test (RDT)-positive cases. This is a departure from what caregivers in rural communities have been used to for many years...
  7. pmc Accuracy of rapid tests for malaria and treatment outcomes for malaria and non-malaria cases among under-five children in rural Ghana
    Frank Baiden
    Malaria Group, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 7:e34073. 2012
    ..The accuracy of rapid diagnostic test (RDT) and the outcome of treatment based on the result of tests will influence acceptability of and adherence to the new guidelines...
  8. pmc An evaluation of the clinical assessments of under-five febrile children presenting to primary health facilities in rural Ghana
    Frank Baiden
    Malaria Group, Kintampo Health Research Centre, Kintampo, Ghana
    PLoS ONE 6:e28944. 2011
    ..The possibility of false results of tests for malaria and co-morbidity, however, make it important that guidelines in IMCI case assessment are still followed...
  9. ncbi request reprint Trend and causes of neonatal mortality in the Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana, 1995-2002
    F Baiden
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 11:532-9. 2006
    ..To describe the trend and causes of neonatal deaths in a rural district in northern Ghana...
  10. ncbi request reprint Unmet need for essential obstetric services in a rural district in northern Ghana: complications of unsafe abortions remain a major cause of mortality
    F Baiden
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
    Public Health 120:421-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to review 4 years of hospital data on antenatal services, deliveries and maternal deaths as the baseline evaluation for a programme to improve care...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using lay counsellors to promote community-based voluntary counselling and HIV testing in rural northern Ghana: a baseline survey on community acceptance and stigma
    F Baiden
    Navrongo Health Research Center, Ghana Health Service, Navrongo, UER, Ghana
    J Biosoc Sci 39:721-33. 2007
    ..In conclusion, community-based VCT and the use of lay counsellors may be acceptable options for promoting access. Interventional studies are required to assess feasibility and cost-effectiveness...