Alfred E Yawson

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sex differences in perceived risk and testing experience of HIV in an urban fishing setting in Ghana
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, P O Box 4236, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Equity Health 13:109. 2014
  2. pmc Through the lens of the clinician: autopsy services and utilization in a large teaching hospital in Ghana
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Room 46, P, O, Box 4236, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Res Notes 7:943. 2014
  3. pmc Self-reported cataracts in older adults in Ghana: sociodemographic and health related factors
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Room 46, Korle Bu, P, O, Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 14:949. 2014
  4. pmc Residential characteristics as correlates of occupants' health in the greater Accra region, Ghana
    Emilia Asuquo Udofia
    Department of Biological, Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 14:244. 2014
  5. pmc Tobacco use in older adults in Ghana: sociodemographic characteristics, health risks and subjective wellbeing
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Room 46, P, O, Box 4236, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 13:979. 2013
  6. pmc Patterns of health service utilization at a medical school clinic in Ghana
    A E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    Ghana Med J 46:128-35. 2012
  7. pmc Effects of consumer and provider moral hazard at a municipal hospital out-patient department on Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme
    A E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    Ghana Med J 46:200-10. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Hand hygiene practices and resources in a teaching hospital in Ghana
    Alfred Edwin Yawson
    Public Health Unit, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    J Infect Dev Ctries 7:338-47. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in HIV testing in Ghana, and policy implications
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    AIDS Care 24:1181-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Edentulism and quality of life among older Ghanaian adults
    Sandra A Hewlett
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Ghana Dental School, College of Health Sciences, P O Box KB 460, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Oral Health 15:48. 2015

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Sex differences in perceived risk and testing experience of HIV in an urban fishing setting in Ghana
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, P O Box 4236, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Equity Health 13:109. 2014
    ..This study determined differences in perceived risk of acquiring HIV, willingness to test and HIV testing experience in an urban fishing community...
  2. pmc Through the lens of the clinician: autopsy services and utilization in a large teaching hospital in Ghana
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Room 46, P, O, Box 4236, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Res Notes 7:943. 2014
    ..Declining hospital autopsy rates in many countries have generated considerable concern. The survey determined challenges of the autopsy service in a large Teaching Hospital in Ghana, from the perspective of clinicians...
  3. pmc Self-reported cataracts in older adults in Ghana: sociodemographic and health related factors
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Room 46, Korle Bu, P, O, Box 4236, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 14:949. 2014
    ..This paper describes cataract, a chronic eye condition, self-reported among older adults in Ghana and the need for improving access to eye care services...
  4. pmc Residential characteristics as correlates of occupants' health in the greater Accra region, Ghana
    Emilia Asuquo Udofia
    Department of Biological, Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 14:244. 2014
    ..As a result, the quality of housing has consequences for human health. We investigate residential characteristics associated with self-rated occupant health in five neighbourhoods in the Greater Accra Region, Ghana...
  5. pmc Tobacco use in older adults in Ghana: sociodemographic characteristics, health risks and subjective wellbeing
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Room 46, P, O, Box 4236, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Public Health 13:979. 2013
    ..This paper describes demographic, socioeconomic, health risks and life satisfaction indices related to tobacco use among older adults in Ghana...
  6. pmc Patterns of health service utilization at a medical school clinic in Ghana
    A E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    Ghana Med J 46:128-35. 2012
    ..This study reviewed client characteristics, utilization and disease patterns at the clinic and also compared the disease patterns to that of other primary health facilities nationwide...
  7. pmc Effects of consumer and provider moral hazard at a municipal hospital out-patient department on Ghana's National Health Insurance Scheme
    A E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, College of Health Sciences, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    Ghana Med J 46:200-10. 2012
    ..In 2003, Ghana introduced the national health insurance scheme (NHIS) to promote access to healthcare. This study determines consumer and provider factors which most influence the NHIS at a municipal health facility in Ghana...
  8. doi request reprint Hand hygiene practices and resources in a teaching hospital in Ghana
    Alfred Edwin Yawson
    Public Health Unit, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    J Infect Dev Ctries 7:338-47. 2013
    ..This study aimed to provide baseline data on HH compliance among health workers and HH resources in a large West African teaching hospital...
  9. doi request reprint Sex differences in HIV testing in Ghana, and policy implications
    Alfred E Yawson
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    AIDS Care 24:1181-5. 2012
    ..Rigorous examination of HTC utilization rates, with closer attention to male use of testing, deserves closer policy attention...
  10. doi request reprint Edentulism and quality of life among older Ghanaian adults
    Sandra A Hewlett
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Ghana Dental School, College of Health Sciences, P O Box KB 460, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    BMC Oral Health 15:48. 2015
    ..With an increasing older adult population in Ghana, its burden is likely to increase. This study was thus carried out to explore the association between edentulism and quality of life among older Ghanaian adults...
  11. pmc Household characteristics for older adults and study background from SAGE Ghana Wave 1
    Richard B Biritwum
    Department of Community Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Glob Health Action 6:20096. 2013
    ..The living arrangements and household characteristics are fundamental determinants of the health and well-being of this population, data sources about which are increasingly available...
  12. pmc Sociodemographic and socioeconomic patterns of chronic non-communicable disease among the older adult population in Ghana
    Nadia Minicuci
    National Research Council, Neuroscience Institute, Padova, Italy Department of Community Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana
    Glob Health Action 7:21292. 2014
    ..9% by 2050. National and local governments will need information about non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in this population in order to allocate health system resources and respond to the health needs of older adults...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence and geographic distribution of edentulism among older Ghanaians
    Sandra A Hewlett
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana Dental School, Accra, Ghana
    J Public Health Dent 75:74-83. 2015
    ..Focusing on adults 50 years and older, this study assessed the prevalence of edentulism among older Ghanaians and its distribution across the country...
  14. pmc Clinical utility and impact of autopsies on clinical practice among doctors in a large teaching hospital in Ghana
    Edem Tette
    Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana Medical School, Korle Bu, Accra, Ghana
    Glob Health Action 7:23132. 2014
    ..Autopsies can provide a good indication of the quality of patient care, in terms of the accuracy of clinical diagnosis and the quality of treatment given...
  15. pmc Who is utilizing anti-retroviral therapy in Ghana: an analysis of ART service utilization
    Phyllis Dako-Gyeke
    Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P O Box LG 13, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Equity Health 11:62. 2012
    ..We highlight the need for interventions to address the gender-based and geographic inequities related to the utilization of ART services in Ghana...