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PAMJ supplements

Strengthening Surveillance, Outbreak Investigation and Response: the Role of Ghana FELTP

This supplement highlights a few of the achievements of the GFELTP in terms of transforming the various works done by the residents and alumni into documents for sharing with the scientific community. It is a compilation of some of the outputs that were developed into manuscripts during one of the GFELTP’s training workshops organized for its residents and alumni. The papers in the supplement illustrate the capacity development efforts of the program and highlight the competencies acquired by the residents while in training.

Guest editor: Donne Kofi Ameme, Kofi Mensah Nyarko

Contact: Donne Kofi Ameme, amemedonne@yahoo.com









Contents

Pan Af Med J. 2016;25 (Supp 1):1

Strengthening surveillance and response to public health emergencies in the West African sub-region: the role of Ghana FELTP

Donne Kofi Ameme, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Andrews Afari

The Ghana Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (GFELTP) has been at the forefront of Field Epidemiology training in Ghana and the West African sub-region. Evolving from an initial collaboration with the United States (U.S) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for running sh ...

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Pan Af Med J. 2016;25 (Supp 1):2

Training Ghanaian frontline healthcare workers in public health surveillance and disease outbreak investigation and response

Donne Kofi Ameme, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Edwin Andrews Afari, Simon Antara, Samuel Oko Sackey, Fred Wurapa

beyond initial formal academic education, the need for continuous professional development through in-service workforce capacity improvement programs that are aimed at enhancing knowledge and skills of public healthcare workers has assumed immense priority worldwide. This has been heightened by th ...

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Pan Af Med J. 2016;25 (Supp 1):3

Cholera outbreak following a marriage ceremony in Medinya, Western Ghana

Helena Acquah, Keziah Malm, Joyce Der, Gideon Kye-Duodu, Ebenezer Kofi Mensah, Samuel Oko Sackey, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Edwin Afari

cholera is a diarrhoea disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholera. On 13th June 2011, there was a reported outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea at Medinya among people who eat at a mass traditional wedding ceremony in the Western Region of Ghana. We investigated to characterize ...

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Research
Factors influencing utilization of intermittent preventive treatment for pregnancy in the Gushegu district, Ghana, 2013
Atasige Awin-irigu Stephen, Frederick Wurapa, Edwin Andrew Afari, Samuel Oko Sackey, Keaziah Laurencia Malm, Kofi Mensah Nyarko
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 4, 01 October 2016
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Hepatitis B virus genotypes among chronic hepatitis B patients reporting at Korle-Bu teaching hospital, Accra, Ghana
Anthony Zunuo Dongdem, Mawuli Dzodzomenyo, Richard HarryAsmah, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Priscillia Nortey, Adwoa Agyei, David Nana Adjei, Ernest Kenu, Andrew Anthony Adjei
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 5, 01 October 2016
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Exposure of small-scale gold miners in Prestea to mercury, Ghana, 2012
Ebenezer Kofi Mensah, Edwin Afari,Frederick Wurapa,Samuel Sackey,Albert Quainoo, Ernest Kenu, Kofi Mensah Nyarko
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 6, 01 October 2016
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Prevalence of hepatitis B virus co-infection among HIV-seropositive persons attending antiretroviral clinics in the Eastern Region of Ghana
Gideon Kye-Duodu, Priscillia Nortey, Keziah Malm, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Samuel Oko Sackey, Sampson Ofori, Edwin Andrews Afari
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 7, 01 October 2016
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Trends of diarrhoeal diseases in children under five years in the War Memorial Hospital-Navrongo, Ghana: 2010-2013
Maria Anyorikeya, Donne Kofi Ameme, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Samuel Oko Sackey, Edwin Afari
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 8, 01 October 2016
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Review of meningitis surveillance data, upper West Region, Ghana 2009-2013
Robert Domo Nuoh, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Priscilla Nortey, Samuel Oko Sackey, Noora Charles Lwanga, Donne Kofi Ameme, Culbert Nuolabong, Marijanatu Abdulai, Fredrick Wurapa, Edwin Afari
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 9, 01 October 2016
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Research
Bovine tuberculosis surveillance system évaluation, Greater-Accra region, Ghana, 2006-2011
Perdita Hilary Lopes, Patricia Akweongo, Fred Wurapa, Edwin Afari, Samuel Sackey, Dennis Ocansey, Kofi Mensah Nyarko
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 10, 01 October 2016
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Pedestrians’ adherence to road traffic regulations on the N1 Highway in Accra, Ghana
Charles Lwanga Noora, Edwin Andrews Afari, Robert Domo Nuoh, Eric Yirenkyi Adjei, Gershon Kobla Anthony, Marijanatu Abdulai, Samuel Oko Sackey, Ernest Kenu, Kofi Mensah Nyarko
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 11, 01 October 2016
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Household exposure and animal-bite surveillance following human rabies detection in Southern Ghana
Kofi Afakye, Ernest Kenu, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Sherry Ama Mawuko Johnson, Florence Wongnaah, George Kwame Bonsu
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 12, 01 October 2016
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Research
Outcome of Streptomycin-Rifampicin treatment of Buruli Ulcer in two Ghanaian districts
Florence Nzilanye Iddrisah, Dorothy Yeboah-Manu, Pricillia Awoh Nortey, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Jones Anim, Simon Nyovuura Antara, Ernest Kenu, Fred Wurapa, Edwin Andrew Afari
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 13, 01 October 2016
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Research
Mapping as a tool for predicting the risk of anthrax outbreaks in Northern Region of Ghana
Ayamdooh Evans Nsoh, Ernest Kenu, Eric Kofi Forson, Edwin Afari, Samuel Sackey, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Nathaniel Yebuah
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 14, 01 October 2016
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Research
Pattern of diarrheal diseases in Atwima Nwabiagya District-Ghana, 2009- 2013
Nana Yaw Peprah, Donne Kofi Ameme, Samuel Sackey, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Akosua Gyasi, Edwin Afari
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 15, 01 October 2016
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Research
Capacity assessment of selected health care facilities for the pilot implementation of Package for Essential Non-communicable Diseases (PEN) intervention in Ghana
Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Donne Kofi Ameme, Dennis Ocansey, Efua Commeh, Mehitabel Tori Markwei, Sally-Ann Ohene
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 16, 01 October 2016
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Research
Diarrhoea morbidity patterns in Central Region of Ghana, 2008-2012
Alexander Asamoah, Donne Kofi Ameme, Samuel Oko Sackey, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Edwin Andrew Afari
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 17, 01 October 2016
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Determinants of stillbirths in Northern Ghana: a case control study
Bukari Adam Badimsuguru, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Edwin Andrew Afari, Samuel Oko Sackey, Chrysantus Kubio
Pan Afr Med J. 2016; 25(Suppl 1): 18, 01 October 2016
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