Abraham R Oduro

Summary

Affiliation: Kenya Medical Research Institute
Country: Kenya

Publications

  1. pmc Insecticide resistance profiles for malaria vectors in the Kassena-Nankana district of Ghana
    Francis Anto
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, P O Box 114, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana
    Malar J 8:81. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparative study of chloroquine, amodiaquine and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 10:279-84. 2005
  3. pmc Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-based intermittent preventive treatment, bed net use, and antenatal care during pregnancy: demographic trends and impact on the health of newborns in the Kassena Nankana District, northeastern Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Center, Navrongo, Ghana
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:79-89. 2010
  4. pmc Understanding and retention of the informed consent process among parents in rural northern Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana
    BMC Med Ethics 9:12. 2008
  5. pmc Severe falciparum malaria in young children of the Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    Malar J 6:96. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of paediatric rotavirus diarrhoea in northern Ghana
    Fred N Binka
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 8:840-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical case definitions and malaria vaccine efficacy
    William O Rogers
    Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon
    J Infect Dis 193:467-73. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging trial of tafenoquine for weekly prophylaxis against Plasmodium falciparum
    Braden R Hale
    US Navy Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Clin Infect Dis 36:541-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1*04 allele is associated with severe malaria in northern Ghana
    Awo D Osafo-Addo
    Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:251-5. 2008

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Publications9

  1. pmc Insecticide resistance profiles for malaria vectors in the Kassena-Nankana district of Ghana
    Francis Anto
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, P O Box 114, Navrongo, Upper East Region, Ghana
    Malar J 8:81. 2009
    ..Resistance to pyrethroids by Anopheles gambiae s.l. and Anopheles funestus has been reported in several African countries including neighbouring Burkina Faso...
  2. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparative study of chloroquine, amodiaquine and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 10:279-84. 2005
    ..Replacement of CQ preferably with AQ combination treatment will be an effective and an affordable alternative for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria...
  3. pmc Sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-based intermittent preventive treatment, bed net use, and antenatal care during pregnancy: demographic trends and impact on the health of newborns in the Kassena Nankana District, northeastern Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Center, Navrongo, Ghana
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:79-89. 2010
    ..No differences or benefits were seen when a bed net was the only protective factor...
  4. pmc Understanding and retention of the informed consent process among parents in rural northern Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana
    BMC Med Ethics 9:12. 2008
    ..Parental informed consent process in a rural setting of northern Ghana was studied to describe comprehension and retention among parents as part of the evaluation of the existing informed consent process...
  5. pmc Severe falciparum malaria in young children of the Kassena-Nankana district of northern Ghana
    Abraham R Oduro
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    Malar J 6:96. 2007
    ..Children aged 6-59 months with diagnosis suggestive of acute disease were characterized using the standard WHO definition for severe malaria...
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of paediatric rotavirus diarrhoea in northern Ghana
    Fred N Binka
    Navrongo Health Research Centre, Navrongo, Ghana
    Trop Med Int Health 8:840-6. 2003
    ..There is a large burden of rotavirus diarrhoea, but the effectiveness of future vaccines could be diluted by the high polymorphism of the virus, and the difficulty of reaching remote populations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical case definitions and malaria vaccine efficacy
    William O Rogers
    Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon
    J Infect Dis 193:467-73. 2006
    ..We suggest that clinical case definitions of malaria that incorporate a threshold parasitemia are arbitrary and do not yield stable estimates of vaccine trial end points...
  8. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, dose-ranging trial of tafenoquine for weekly prophylaxis against Plasmodium falciparum
    Braden R Hale
    US Navy Medical Research Unit No 3, Cairo, Egypt
    Clin Infect Dis 36:541-9. 2003
    ..Tafenoquine dosages of 50, 100, and 200 mg/week were safe, well tolerated, and effective against P. falciparum infection in this study population...
  9. ncbi request reprint HLA-DRB1*04 allele is associated with severe malaria in northern Ghana
    Awo D Osafo-Addo
    Department of Epidemiology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Accra, Ghana
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:251-5. 2008
    ..4%) and Nankam (4.7%), and the OR for the association between DRB1*04 and severe malaria was similar in both ethnic groups. These findings are consistent with results from Gabon suggesting that DRB1*04 is a risk factor for severe malaria...