Fiifi Amoako Johnson
Affiliation: University of Southampton
- Geographical access to care at birth in Ghana: a barrier to safe motherhoodPeter W Gething
Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Tinbergen Building, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, United Kingdom
BMC Public Health 12:991. 2012....
- Are women deciding against home births in low and middle income countries?Fiifi Amoako Johnson
Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy and Division of Social Statistics and Demography, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
PLoS ONE 8:e65527. 2013..Using Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) data from 44 countries, this study aims to investigate the patterns and shifts in childbirth locations and to determine whether these shifts are in favour of home or health settings...
- Estimating unmet need for contraception by district within Ghana: an application of small-area estimation techniquesFiifi Amoako Johnson
Division of Social Statistics and Demography, Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Popul Stud (Camb) 66:105-22. 2012..The prevalence of contraceptive use varies from 4.1 to 41.7 per cent, while that of the use of modern methods varies from 4.0 to 34.8 per cent. The findings identify districts where family planning programmes need to be strengthened...
- Orphanhood and vulnerability: a conduit to poor child health outcomes in RwandaFiifi Amoako Johnson
Division of Social Statistics and Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty and Policy, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
AIDS Care 22:314-23. 2010..The results show that OVC status influences the risk of childhood morbidity both directly and indirectly and also as a conduit through which other significant proximate factors and socio-economic factors operate...
- Targeting women at risk of unintended pregnancy in Ghana: Should geography matter?Fiifi Amoako Johnson
University of Southampton, Highfield, United Kingdom
Sex Reprod Healthc 2:29-35. 2011..Communities, therefore, can be used as units for targeting services aimed at increasing coverage of contraceptive commodities...
- On the spatial inequalities of institutional versus home births in Ghana: a multilevel analysisFiifi Amoako Johnson
GeoData Institute, School of Geography, University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, UK
J Community Health 34:64-72. 2009..The key policy challenges in Ghana, therefore, include both increasing the uptake of institutional delivery care and ensuring equity in access to both public and private health institutions...