Kojo Yeboah-Antwi

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of biomass fuels on pregnancy outcomes in central East India
    Blair J Wylie
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 13:1. 2014
  2. pmc Using the community-based health planning and services program to promote skilled delivery in rural Ghana: socio-demographic factors that influence women utilization of skilled attendants at birth in northern Ghana
    Evelyn Sakeah
    Social Science Unit, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Upper East Region, Navrongo, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 14:344. 2014
  3. pmc Is there any role for community involvement in the community-based health planning and services skilled delivery program in rural Ghana?
    Evelyn Sakeah
    Social Science Unit, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:340. 2014
  4. pmc Malaria prevalence among pregnant women in two districts with differing endemicity in Chhattisgarh, India
    Neeru Singh
    Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Malar J 11:274. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinico-epidemiological profile and predictors of severe illness in young infants (0-59 days) in Ghana
    K Yeboah-Antwi
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, USA
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:35-43. 2008
  6. pmc Community case management of fever due to malaria and pneumonia in children under five in Zambia: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Kojo Yeboah-Antwi
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000340. 2010
  7. pmc Quality and safety of integrated community case management of malaria using rapid diagnostic tests and pneumonia by community health workers
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, USA
    Pathog Glob Health 106:32-9. 2012
  8. pmc Attitudes, knowledge, and practices regarding malaria prevention and treatment among pregnant women in Eastern India
    Lora L Sabin
    Center for Global Health and Development, Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:1010-6. 2010
  9. pmc Improved diagnostic testing and malaria treatment practices in Zambia
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    JAMA 297:2227-31. 2007
  10. pmc Availability and utilization of malaria prevention strategies in pregnancy in eastern India
    Blair J Wylie
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:557. 2010

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc Impact of biomass fuels on pregnancy outcomes in central East India
    Blair J Wylie
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Vincent Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 13:1. 2014
    ..Our objective was to evaluate effects of exposure to biomass smoke on birth weight, preterm birth and stillbirth...
  2. pmc Using the community-based health planning and services program to promote skilled delivery in rural Ghana: socio-demographic factors that influence women utilization of skilled attendants at birth in northern Ghana
    Evelyn Sakeah
    Social Science Unit, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Upper East Region, Navrongo, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 14:344. 2014
    ..The study determined the extent to which CHO-midwives skilled delivery program achieved its desired outcomes in UER among birthing women...
  3. pmc Is there any role for community involvement in the community-based health planning and services skilled delivery program in rural Ghana?
    Evelyn Sakeah
    Social Science Unit, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana
    BMC Health Serv Res 14:340. 2014
    ..This paper presents findings from a study designed to assess the extent to which community residents and leaders participated in the skilled delivery program and the specific roles they played in its implementation and effectiveness...
  4. pmc Malaria prevalence among pregnant women in two districts with differing endemicity in Chhattisgarh, India
    Neeru Singh
    Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Malar J 11:274. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinico-epidemiological profile and predictors of severe illness in young infants (0-59 days) in Ghana
    K Yeboah-Antwi
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, USA
    Ann Trop Paediatr 28:35-43. 2008
    ..Young infant mortality has remained high and relatively unchanged compared with deaths of older infants. Strategies to reduce infant mortality, however, are mostly targeted at the older child...
  6. pmc Community case management of fever due to malaria and pneumonia in children under five in Zambia: a cluster randomized controlled trial
    Kojo Yeboah-Antwi
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 7:e1000340. 2010
    ..This study was designed to assess the effectiveness and feasibility of using CHWs to manage nonsevere pneumonia and uncomplicated malaria with the aid of rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs)...
  7. pmc Quality and safety of integrated community case management of malaria using rapid diagnostic tests and pneumonia by community health workers
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, USA
    Pathog Glob Health 106:32-9. 2012
    ..To assess the quality and safety of having community health workers (CHWs) in rural Zambia use rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) and provide integrated management of malaria and pneumonia...
  8. pmc Attitudes, knowledge, and practices regarding malaria prevention and treatment among pregnant women in Eastern India
    Lora L Sabin
    Center for Global Health and Development, Department of International Health, Boston University School of Public Health 801 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:1010-6. 2010
    ..Policy makers should focus on improving knowledge and availability of effective malaria control strategies in this population...
  9. pmc Improved diagnostic testing and malaria treatment practices in Zambia
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for International Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02118, USA
    JAMA 297:2227-31. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Availability and utilization of malaria prevention strategies in pregnancy in eastern India
    Blair J Wylie
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:557. 2010
    ..It is not known whether prevention and treatment strategies for malaria in pregnancy (case management, insecticide-treated bednets, intermittent preventive therapy) are widely utilized in India...
  11. pmc Burden of malaria in pregnancy in Jharkhand State, India
    Davidson H Hamer
    Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Malar J 8:210. 2009
    ..Given the large population at risk, a cross sectional study was conducted in order to better define the burden of malaria in pregnancy in Jharkhand, a malaria-endemic state in central-east India...
  12. pmc Prevention and management of neonatal hypothermia in rural Zambia
    Karsten Lunze
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e92006. 2014
    ..Since little is known about practices related to newborn hypothermia in rural Africa, this study's goal was to characterize relevant practices, attitudes, and beliefs in rural Zambia...
  13. ncbi request reprint Plasma zinc concentrations are depressed during the acute phase response in children with falciparum malaria
    Christopher Duggan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 135:802-7. 2005
    ..In children whose age, diet, and/or nutritional status place them at risk of zinc deficiency, those with low plasma zinc levels should be supplemented with oral zinc and followed for clinical and/or biochemical response...