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Community perceptions of universal health coverage in eight districts of the Northern and Volta regions of Ghana.

Glob Health Action 2020 ;13(1):1705460

Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2019.1705460DOI Listing
January 2020

Preliminary validation of the PRImary care facility Management Evaluation tool (PRIME-Tool), a national facility management survey implemented in Ghana.

BMC Health Serv Res 2019 Dec 5;19(1):937. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

Ariadne Labs, Brigham and Women's Hospital & Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, 3rd Floor East, 401 Park Drive, Boston MA, Boston, MA, 02215, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4768-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6896786PMC
December 2019

Unawareness of health insurance expiration status among women of reproductive age in Northern Ghana: implications for achieving universal health coverage.

J Health Popul Nutr 2019 11 27;38(1):34. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

Department of Health Management and Policy, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41043-019-0190-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6882328PMC
November 2019

A qualitative appraisal of stakeholders' perspectives of a community-based primary health care program in rural Ghana.

BMC Health Serv Res 2019 Sep 18;19(1):675. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS), University of Ghana, P.O.Box LG 96, Legon, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-019-4506-2DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6751899PMC
September 2019

Evaluating the impact of community health volunteer home visits on child diarrhea and fever in the Volta Region, Ghana: A cluster-randomized controlled trial.

PLoS Med 2019 06 14;16(6):e1002830. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

Global Health and Population Department, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002830DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6568387PMC
June 2019

Referral patterns through the lens of health facility readiness to manage obstetric complications: national facility-based results from Ghana.

Reprod Health 2019 Feb 18;16(1):19. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Maternal Child Health, MEASURE Evaluation/ Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-019-0684-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6379927PMC
February 2019

An assessment of a performance-based management agreement initiative in Ghana's health service.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 Dec 27;18(1):995. Epub 2018 Dec 27.

Department of Health Management and Policy, Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3810-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6307131PMC
December 2018

Predictors of caesarean section in Northern Ghana: a case-control study.

Pan Afr Med J 2018;29:20. Epub 2018 Jan 19.

Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2018.29.20.13917DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5899779PMC
August 2018

Cyclical cholera outbreaks in Ghana: filth, not myth.

Infect Dis Poverty 2018 Jun 15;7(1):51. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Ghana Health Service, Greater Accra Region, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40249-018-0436-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6003169PMC
June 2018

Maternal Death in Rural Ghana: A Case Study in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

Front Public Health 2018 9;6:101. Epub 2018 Apr 9.

Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Division, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana.

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http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpubh.2018.00
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2018.00101DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5900389PMC
April 2018

Review of emergency obstetric care interventions in health facilities in the Upper East Region of Ghana: a questionnaire survey.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 03 15;18(1):184. Epub 2018 Mar 15.

Centre for Chronic Disease, College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, VIC, 8001, Australia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-2980-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5855967PMC
March 2018

Bridging the intervention-implementation gap in primary health care delivery: the critical role of integrated implementation research.

BMC Health Serv Res 2017 12 21;17(Suppl 3):772. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Ghana Health Service, Private Mail Bag, Ministries Post Office, Accra, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-017-2663-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5763293PMC
December 2017

A Presumptive Case of Human Rabies: A Rare Survived Case in Rural Ghana.

Front Public Health 2016 11;4:256. Epub 2016 Nov 11.

Ghana Health Service, Talensi District Hospital , Tongo , Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2016.00256DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5104963PMC
November 2016

Catalyzing the scale-up of community-based primary healthcare in a rural impoverished region of northern Ghana.

Int J Health Plann Manage 2016 Oct 19;31(4):e273-e289. Epub 2015 Jul 19.

Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hpm.2304DOI Listing
October 2016

Conducting an audit to improve the facilitation of emergency maternal and newborn referral in northern Ghana.

Glob Public Health 2015 Oct 1;10(9):1118-33. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

c Averting Maternal Death & Disability , Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health , New York City , NY , USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2015.1027247DOI Listing
October 2015

Spatial and socio-demographic determinants of contraceptive use in the Upper East region of Ghana.

Reprod Health 2015 Apr 2;12:29. Epub 2015 Apr 2.

Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 60 Haven Avenue, B2, 10032, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12978-015-0017-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4389318PMC
April 2015

Evaluation of the integrated disease surveillance and response system for infectious diseases control in northern Ghana.

BMC Public Health 2015 Feb 4;15:75. Epub 2015 Feb 4.

Institute of Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 324, D-69120, Heidelberg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-1397-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4331174PMC
February 2015

The complex association of health insurance and maternal health services in the context of a premium exemption for pregnant women: a case study in Northern Ghana.

Health Policy Plan 2014 Dec 20;29(8):1043-53. Epub 2013 Nov 20.

Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA, Ghana Health Service, Upper East Regional Directorate, Bolgatanga, Ghana, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 215 West 125th Street, Suite 303, New York, NY 10027 and Ghana Health Service, Navrongo Health Research Centre, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czt086DOI Listing
December 2014

Socio-economic and demographic determinants of under-five mortality in rural northern Ghana.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights 2014 Aug 21;14:24. Epub 2014 Aug 21.

Navrongo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service, Upper East Region, Box 114, Navrongo, Ghana.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-698X-14-24DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4144693PMC
August 2014

The Architecture of a Software System for Supporting Community-based Primary Health Care with Mobile Technology: The Mobile Technology for Community Health (MoTeCH) Initiative in Ghana.

Online J Public Health Inform 2012 17;4(1). Epub 2012 May 17.

Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY and Computer Science Department at the University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v4i1.3910DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3615808PMC
April 2013

Supplementary polio immunization activities and prior use of routine immunization services in non-polio-endemic sub-Saharan Africa.

Bull World Health Organ 2012 Jul 11;90(7):495-503. Epub 2012 Apr 11.

Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Columbia University, 60 Haven Avenue B-2, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.11.092494DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3397699PMC
July 2012

Does supervision improve health worker productivity? Evidence from the Upper East Region of Ghana.

Trop Med Int Health 2011 Oct 6;16(10):1225-33. Epub 2011 Jul 6.

Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3156.2011.02824.xDOI Listing
October 2011

Bridging the gap between evidence-based innovation and national health-sector reform in Ghana.

Stud Fam Plann 2004 Sep;35(3):161-77

Nkwanta District, Nkwanta Health Development Centre, Ghana Health Service, Volta Region.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1728-4465.2004.00020.xDOI Listing
September 2004