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1st Ghana Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme Scientific conference (Accra, Oct 2017)

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The 1st Ghana Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (GFELTP) scientific conference is organized by the Ghana Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme as part of their 10th anniversary celebration. It is a gathering of field epidemiologists and public health specialist in Africa. The primary aim of the GFELTP scientific conference is to provide a platform for Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) trainees and alumni to exhibit their scientific presentation skills. Several outbreaks have been investigated by FETPs and alumni in Africa. Some rare, others common. The conference provides the opportunity to share experiences and technical know-how in responding to outbreaks and other public health emergencies. This would lead to strengthening of networks and collaborations between African countries. The conference is slated for September 18�21, 2017 at the Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites Alisa, Accra � Ghana, under the theme: �A decade of Field Epidemiology Training in Ghana: Scaling up Workforce Development to Improve Public Health.� The conference comprises of pre-conference workshops, plenary sessions, panel discussions, 50 orals presentations and 70 posters.

Accra, from 18 Sep 2017 to 21 Sep 2017
Organizers: Ghana Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme
Date published: 04 Oct 2017

Contents

Oral presentation
Analysis of stillbirths surveillance data in Shama District, Western Region, Ghana, 2015

Akua Boadiwaa Amoh-Yeboah, Daniel Agudey, Kofi Mensah Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):1. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.1.116

Oral presentation
Determinants of low birth weight in neonates born in three hospitals in Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana, 2016: an unmatched case-control study

Zakariah Adam, Pricillia Nortey, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Afari, Donne Ameme, Delia Bandoh
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):2. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.2.115

Oral presentation
Predictors of attrition in patients on anti-retroviral treatment in Ghana an analysis of National HIV Programme data

Abdulai Marijanatu, Stephen Ayisi Addo, Akosua Baddoo, Alfred Yawson, Nibretie Workneh, Zhao Jinkou, Wiah Ekow, Okae Ivy, Rebecca Balira
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):3. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.3.114

Oral presentation
Analysis of cholera outbreak data in the Atebubu-Amanten district, November 2016

Collins Adu Amankwaa, Samuel Oko Sackey, George Khumalo Kuma, David Afrifia, Yaw Mensah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):4. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.4.112

Oral presentation
TB/ HIV prevalence and treatment outcome in Kunene Region 2014-2016

Helena Hakwenye, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):5. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.5.111

Oral presentation
Incidence of abortion and related complications in Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana, 2011-2015

Ernest Akyereko, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Afari, Samuel Oko Sackey, Martha Laabi, Osei Kuffour Afreh
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):6. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.6.110

Oral presentation
Suspected neonatal death investigation, Jaedae District, Sinoe County, February 2017

Youhn Konway, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Maame Amo-Addae, Lily Sanvee Blebo, Faith Kamara
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):7. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.7.109

Oral presentation
Trends of mortality among patients on treatment of tuberculosis in Oshikoto Region, Namibia, 2011-2015

Ndilimeke Pangwashime, Kofi Nyarko, Ruth Nangobe, Silas Nghishihange
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):8. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.8.108

Oral presentation
Factors associated with accessibility to teenage friendly sexual and reproductive health services in Lira District, Uganda: a case control study

Tugume Abdulaziz, Lynn Atuyambe, Doreen Tuhebwe, Christine Muhumuza
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):9. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.9.107

Oral presentation
Maternal death investigation: Voinjama District, Lofa County, Liberia, June 2016

Darius Dolopei, Maame Amo-Addae, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Lily Sanvee Blebo, Faith Kamara
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):10. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.10.106

Oral presentation
Examining the virial load suppression in patients on antiretroviral treatment in Opuwo District, Kunene Region, Namibia among 2013-2015, treatment cohort

Iyaloo Mwaningange, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):11. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.11.105

Oral presentation
Maternal death investigation, Greenville District, Sinoe County, Liberia, January 2017

Vivian Doedeh, Maame Amo-Addae, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Lily Sanvee Blebo, Faith Kamara
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):12. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.12.104

Oral presentation
Intimate partner violence during pregnancy and associated factors among women attending antenatal care in Kabale Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda, 2016

Wilson Tusiime, Richard Mangwi Ayiasi, Eric Segujja
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):13. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.13.103

Oral presentation
Analysis of laboratory confirmed meningitis data after an outbreak of meningitis in Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana, 2016

George Khumalo Kuma, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):14. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.14.102

Oral presentation
Large cholera outbreak in Brong Ahafo Region-Ghana, 2014

Charles Lwanga Noora, Kofi Issah, Ernest Kenu, Emmanuel George Bachan, George Khumalo Kuma, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Timothy Letsa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):15. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.15.101

Oral presentation
Prevalence and determinants of preterm delivery in an inner city referral hospital, Greater Accra Region, Ghana-2016

Ernest Konadu Asiedu, Edwin Afari, Samuel Oko Sackey, Donne Ameme, Priscilia Nortey, Delia Bandoh, Kofi Nyarko, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):16. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.16.100

Oral presentation
Hidden-deaths high stillbirth rate in Upper East Region, Ghana, 2011-2015

Francis Broni, Joseph Opare, Samuel Sackey, Ernest Kenu, Donne Ameme, Kofi Nyarko, Edwin Afari, Frederick Wurapa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):17. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.17.136

Oral presentation
An evaluation of the district level preparedness and response to the 2016 yellow fever outbreak in Kalangala District, Uganda

George Kiwanuka, Doreen Tuhebwe, Michael Ediau, Hillary Bitakalamire
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):18. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.18.135

Oral presentation
Assessment of the Tamale West Hospital laboratory, Ghana, 2017

Razak Gyesi Razak Isshaku, Francis Broni, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu, Samuel Oko Sackey, Priscillia Nortey, Edwin Andrew Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):19. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.19.132

Oral presentation
Risk factors for non-communicable disease among adolescents in Senior High School in Accra

Bandoh Delia Akosua, Sunkwa-Mills Gifty, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):20. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.20.130

Oral presentation
OUTBREAK OF CHOLERA IN AGONA TOWN, AHANTA WEST DISTRICT, WESTERN REGION, GHANA-2016

Daniel Tetteh Agudey, Emmanuel Kojo Tinkoran, Kofi Asemanyi-Mensah, Michael Adjabeng, Edwin Afari, Fredrick Wurapa, Ebenezer Kofi Mensah, Samuel Oko Sackey, Donne Ameme
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):21. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.21.129

Oral presentation
Health workers knowledge, attitude and practice during Lassa Fever outbreak, Anambra State, Nigeria, 2016

Obagha Chijioke, Simeon Ajisegiri, Belinda Uba, Saheed Gidado, Patrick Nguku, Franklin Onwokwu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):22. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.22.128

Oral presentation
Unexplained cluster of deaths - Nana Kru Community, Dugbe River District, Liberia, January 2017

George Tamatai, Joseph Asamoah Frimpog, Maame Amo-Addae, Lily Sanvee Blebo, Faith Kamara
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):23. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.23.127

Oral presentation
Prevalence and factors associated with cryptococcosis infection in patients with HIV and AIDS, Esperanza Hospital, Luanda, 2016

Raidel de Jesus, Miguel Santana Bettencourt Mateus, Joana Afonso de Morais, Pires Joao
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):24. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.24.126

Oral presentation
Can the frontline field epidemiology training program strengthen surveillance in reference hospitals? The case of NGaoundere Regional Hospital, Cameroon 2017

Mose Prosper Bebe, Ateba Athanase, Bibiane Kameni, Fadimatou Altine Fadimatou, Rose-Carole Bohimbo, Etoundi Mbella
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):25. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.25.124

Oral presentation
Trend of childhood pneumonia in an Urban District in Ghana - 2017

Dora Dadzie, John Yabani, Samuel Sackey, Priscilla Nortey, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):26. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.26.122

Oral presentation
Diarrhoea in children less than five years surveillance data in hohoe municipality 2010-2014

Philip Nani-Tome, Joyce Der-Saayeng, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):27. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.27.121

Oral presentation
Analysis of tuberculosis surveillance data, West Gonja district, 2011-2015

Mahama Mutala, Chrysantus Kubio, Stephen Atasige
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):28. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.28.120

Oral presentation
Evaluation of cholera surveillance system in Ga South Municipality, Greater Accra Region, Ghana, 2016

Akua Boadiwaa Amoh-Yeboah, Bright Davies-Teye, Edwin Afari, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Donne Kofi Ameme, Samuel Oko Sackey
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):29. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.29.119

Oral presentation
Buruli ulcer disease in Greater Accra Region, Ghana- analysis of data from 2011-2015

Tanko Rufai, Edwin Afari, Samuel Sackey, Donne Ameme, Doris Arhin, Edwin Ampadu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):30. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.30.161

Oral presentation
Desk review of maternal death in Liberia, epidemiological week 1-52, 2016

Alberta Corvah, Maame Amo-Addae, Lily Sanvee Blebo, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Faith Kamara
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):31. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.31.158

Oral presentation
Risk factors associated with yellow fever epidemic, Luanda, 2016

Luis Bandeira, Joana Afonso, Moises Francisco, Joana Paixo, Maria Soares, Joao Pires, Tazi Nimi Maria
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):32. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.32.156

Oral presentation
Use of insecticides treated nets at the house hold level in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of Ghana

Sadia Seidu, Juliana Yartey Enos, Akosua Gyasi
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):33. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.33.154

Oral presentation
HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among blood donors in Koforidua, 2016

Alomatu Holy, Bismark Sarfo, Donne Kofi Ameme, Edwin Andrew Afari, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Samuel Oko Sackey, Fred Wurapa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):34. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.34.153

Oral presentation
Knowledge, attitudes and practices on management of hypertension amongst hypertensive patients in Outapi District Hospital, Namibia, 2016

Uzenia Ndatelea Mupakeleni, Longin Barongo, Hileni Niikondo, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):35. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.35.152

Oral presentation
Prescribers compliance with quinine use for treating uncomplicated malaria in the first trimester of pregnancy in polyclinics in Accra

Isaac Nkrumah, Ivy Asantewa Sarpong
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):36. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.36.150

Oral presentation
Avian Influenza (H5N1) outbreak investigation in Bawjiase, Central Region- Ghana, 2015

Akua Boadiwaa Amoh-Yeboah, Eric Yirenkyi, Boakye-Yiadom Adomako, Elijah Paa Quansah, Anna Jammeh, Helena Acquah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):37. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.37.149

Oral presentation
Acute flaccid paralysis case investigation report Bekwai Municipality, Ghana

Kingsley Atuahene Ampratwum, Dennis Laryea, Akoto Osei, Opoku-Amankwaah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):38. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.38.148

Oral presentation
Health facilities readiness to manage preterm labour using antenatal corticosteroids in Jinja Regional Referral Hospital catchment area, Uganda, 2016

Christine Begumisa, Peter Waiswa, Aloysius Ssennyonjo, Michael Ediau, Doreen Tuhebwe
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):39. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.39.147

Oral presentation
PREVALENCE AND DETERMINANTS OF POSTPARTUM MORBIDITIES AMONG WOMEN IN MBALE DISTRICT, EASTERN UGANDA

Jacinta Dusabe, Christine Begumisa, Catherine Birabwa, Michael Ediau, Doreen Tuhebwe, John Waniaye, Richard Kajura, Justine Bukenya
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):40. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.40.146

Oral presentation
A retrospective review of stillbirth data in the Volta Region, Ghana, 2016

Anna Jammeh, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):41. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.41.145

Oral presentation
Analysis of a five year (2011-2015), trends and distribution of the burden of road traffic injuries in Uganda: a retrospective study

Frederick Oporia, Rebecca Nuwematsiko, Abdulgafoor Bachani, John Bosco Isunju, Abdullah Ali Halage, Lynn Muhimbuura Atuyambe, Olive Kobusingye
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):42. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.42.144

Oral presentation
Antibiotic susceptibility pattern for bacteria pathogens isolated in urinary tract infection, Tamale, Ghana, 2017

Gyesi Razak Issahaku, Aaron Naah-Sabie, Amin Iddrisu Kpani, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu, Samuel Oko Sackey, Priscillia Nortey, Edwin Andrew Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):43. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.43.141

Oral presentation
Evidence of non-influenza respiratory viruses among children under five years hospitalized with pneumonia, Greater Accra, 2013-2017

Elijah Paa Edu-Quansah, Bismark Sarfo, Margaret Niezer, Michael Addo Preko Ntiri, Joseph Humphery Kofi Bonney, Anthony Twumasi Boateng, Doris Aboagyewaa Boampong, William Kwabena Ampofo
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):44. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.44.140

Oral presentation
Malaria deaths and associated factors in children under 5 in a pediatric hospital in Angola

Maria das Dores Pedro Nsuka, Feio Raul Jorge, Pires Joao
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):45. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.45.139

Oral presentation
Schistosomiasis outbreak investigation - Bokomu District, Gbarpolu County, Liberia, 2016

Jacob Munyan, Maame Amo-Addae, Peter Adewuyi, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Thomas Nagbe, Hurbert Kazoora, Olivia Namusisi, Scott McNabb
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):46. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.46.138

Oral presentation
Ebola virus disease preparedness and prevention strategies in Uganda following the 2017 outbreak in Congo

Rebecca Nuwematsiko, Victor Musiime, Jonan Gasanani, Amon Lucky Bwambale, Phionah Apiyo, Macklean Ayebare, Comfort Mkina, Musa Sekamatte, Angella Musewa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):47. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.47.206

Oral presentation
Surveillance data analysis on measles, Anambra State, Nigeria, 2011-2016

Obagha Chijioke, Simeon Ajisegiri, Belinda Uba, Saheed Gidado, Patrick Nguku
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):48. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.48.205

Oral presentation
Analysis of typhoid fever surveillance data, Cape Coast Metropolis, 2016

Cynthia Sekubia Asamoah, Ebenezer Kofi Mensah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):49. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.49.203

Oral presentation
Analysis of anaemia in pregnancy surveillance data, upper west Akim district, Ghana, 2016

Gifty Hlormadey, Ebenezer Kofi Mensah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):50. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.50.202

Oral presentation
Evaluation of water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure in rural healthcare facilities, Kamwenge district, Uganda, 2017

Emily Atuheire, Jarred McAteer, Sae-Rom Chae, Daniel Kadobera, Alex Riolexus Ario, Rob Quick
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):51. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.51.200

Oral presentation
Factors associated with tuberculosis treatment outcomes in Opuwo District Hospital- Kunene Region, Namibia 2013-2015

Silas Nghishihange, Kofi Nyarko, Micheal Shikongo, Ligola Akwenye
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):52. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.52.199

Oral presentation
Analysis of meningitis outbreak data, Techiman Municipality, November 2016

Stephen Nyarko-Ameyaw, George Khumalo Kuma, Charles Lwanga Noora
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):53. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.53.198

Oral presentation
Prevalence of bacterial bloodstream infections and antibiotic susceptibility patterns in a Regional Referral Hospital, Ghana-2017

George Khumla Kuma, Japheth Awuletey Opintan, Suleman Iddrisu, Bless Bilinyi, Victoria Alale, Sarah Lambon, Ature Awal, Donne Ameme, Samuel Sackey, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Afari, Fredreick Wurapa, Kofi Mensah Nyarko3, Nicholas Agyapong, Frank Asante, Diana Odai
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):54. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.54.196

Oral presentation
Awareness level of caregivers on measles-2 vaccination, Accra -Ghana, 2015

Gyesi Razak Issahaku, Anna Jammeh, Boakye Yiadom Adomako, Francis Broni, George Asumah Adu, Eunice Etornam Apem-Danso, Christopher Sandi, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu, Samuel Oko Sackey, Kofi Nyarko, Edwin Andrew Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):55. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.55.195

Oral presentation
Analysis of meningitis outbreak data, Jaman North District (JND), August 2016

Bismark Kwasi Dartey, Charles Lwanga Noora, George Khumalo Kuma
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):56. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.56.193

Oral presentation
Analysis of upper respiratory tract infection surveillance data in Tolon district, 2011-2015

Evans Kusi Appiah, Charity Azantilow, George Alhassan, Edwin Accrachi, Jacob Mahamah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):57. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.57.192

Oral presentation
Factors associated with intermediate outcomes of diabetes care among clients attending facilities in two rural districts in Eastern Uganda

Catherine Birabwa, Roy Mayega, Francis Bwambale
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):58. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.58.189

Oral presentation
Evaluation of the tuberculosis surveillance system in the Ashaiman Municipality of the Greater Accra Region

Rita Patricia Frimpong-Mansoh, Benedict Nii Calys- Tagoe, Efua Therson- Coffie, Kwadwo Odei Antwi- Agyei
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):59. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.59.188

Oral presentation
Yellow fever (YF) remains a public health problem in Cameroon: descriptive analysis of the national database (2010-2016, 50th epidemiological week)

Bernadette Dorine Ngono Noah, Francky Baonga Ba Pouth, Corlins Ndode, Carole Bohimbo, Armel Evouna, Gael Kouamen, Mathieu Els
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):60. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.60.186

Oral presentation
Epidemiological profile of animal bite and rabies in Mozambique from January to August 2016

Judite Celeste Monteiro Braga, Antonio Nhambomba, Lorna Gujaral
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):61. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.61.185

Oral presentation
Investigation and response of foodborne outbreak in Tsito, Ho West District, Volta region - Ghana, 2017

Joshua Marvin Tetteh, Eugene Addo, Charles Adjei Mensah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):62. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.62.184

Oral presentation
Data analysis report of the external evaluation of microscopy quality and rapid malaria diagnostic test in Mozambique, 2011- 2016

Assuate Abacar, Gelane Salvador, Crizolgo,Taibo Ctia Gudo, Eduardo Samo
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):63. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.63.183

Oral presentation
More than just a beating: the burden of injuries due to gender based violence in Uganda - a 5 year analysis

Rebecca Nuwematsiko, Frederick Oporia, Doreen Tuhebwe, Juliet Nabirye, Swaibu Zziwa, Micheal Ediau, Lyn Atuyambe, Olive Kobusingye
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):64. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.64.182

Oral presentation
The contamination rate in the liquid and solid culture using sputum sample at the national TB reference laboratory, 2016

Nilsa Nascimento, Khalide Azam
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):65. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.65.181

Oral presentation
Outbreak of cholera at Dutsen-Abba Ward Zaria local government area, Kaduna State Nigeria 2015: the importance of hygienic practices

Ibrahim Baffa Sule, Mohammed Yahaya, Usman Rabi, Ubong Akpan Okon, Katchy Uche Ifeoma, Oyeladun Funmi Okunromade, Aisha Abubakar, Patrick Nguku
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):66. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.66.180

Oral presentation
Analysis of Hepatitis B surveillance data, Berekum Municipality, Ghana, November 2016

Joseph Gyebi-Buaben, Bedima Duut, Osei Kuffour Areh, George Khumalo Kuma, Charles Lwanga Noora
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):67. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.67.179

Oral presentation
Prevalence of elevated blood sugar and its associated risk factors in Oshakati, Oshana Region, Namibia, 2016

Olivia Nakwafila, Kofi Nyarko, Gabriel Sehanne
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):68. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.68.176

Oral presentation
Neonatal death surveillance system evaluation, Kintampo North Municipality, Ghana, 2017

Christopher Sunkwa Tamal, Chystantus Kubio, Edwin Afari, Ernest Kenu, Samuel Oko Sackey, Donne Ameme, Priscillia Nortey, Alice Vorleto, Charles Akwesi Gyamfi, Paul Awuffor, Isaac Addisi
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):69. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.69.175

Oral presentation
Measles outbreak investigation - District 3, Grand Bassa County, Liberia, 2016

David Tokpah, Maame Amo-Addae, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Faith Kamara-Whesseh, Thomas Nagbe, Herbert Kazoora
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):70. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.70.174

Oral presentation
Acute Flaccid Paralysis case investigation, Butaw District, Sinoe County, Liberia, August 2016

Thomas Paasawe, Maame Amo-Addae, Joseph Asamoah Frimpong, Lily Sanvee Blebo, Faith Kamara
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):71. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.71.173

Oral presentation
An evaluation of the still births surveillance system, Otjozondjupa Region, Namibia, January 2017

Rebekka Shikesho, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):72. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.72.172

Oral presentation
Trends of measles in Namibia, a secondary data analysis: 2012-2015

Scaramoush Lilliane Crentsil, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):73. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.73.171

Oral presentation
Clubfoot in Oshana Intermediate Hospital, Oshana region, Namibia, 2017

Elmarie Eiman, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):74. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.74.170

Oral presentation
Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C virus among HIV positive people: implication for anaemia and disease progression, Tamale, Ghana 2015

Gyesi Razak Issahaku, Donne Ameme, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Samuel Oko Sackey, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):75. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.75.169

Oral presentation
Descriptive analysis of Lassa fever outbreak data in Edo State, Nigeria, 2016

Ibrahim Abiodun Seriki, Lilian Okeke, Osamwonyi Irowa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):76. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.76.168

Oral presentation
Outbreak of scabies among school pupils, Accra, Ghana, 2017

Basil Benduri Kaburi, George Adu Asumah, Dora Dadzie, Emmanuel Kwame Tender, Smith Vincent Addeh, Theophilus Aryee, Donne Kofi Ameme, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):77. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.77.166

Oral presentation
Tuberculosis treatment outcomes using treatment supporters in Ketu South Municipality of Volta Region in Ghana

Charles Kofi Azagba, Edwin Andrew Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):78. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.78.165

Oral presentation
Home delivery in Eastern Cameroon 2016: risk factors for the occurrence of neonatal tetanus

Cline Mairousgou Tchida, Corlins Ndode, Gael Kouamen, Mathieu Els, Alain Georges Etoundi
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):79. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.79.164

Oral presentation
Descriptive characterization of the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, 2016

Ibrahim Sule Baffa, Usman Rabi, Aisha Abubakar, Mercy Niyang, Bola Gobir, Patrick Nguku
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):80. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.80.237

Oral presentation
Investigation on knowledge, attitude and practices of Namibian men regarding prostate cancer among men attending Intermediate Hospital Oshakati, Namibia, 2016

Olivia Nakwafila, Kofi Nyarko, Isaac Quaye, Penehafo Angula
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):81. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.81.236

Oral presentation
Geospatial variation of confirmed malaria incidence and related environmental characteristics in sub-districts of Upper East Region

Ernest Akyereko, Donne Ameme, Patrick Lamptey, Edwin Andrew Afari, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):82. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.82.235

Oral presentation
Analysis of tuberculosis surveillance data, Sunyani West District, Brong Ahafo

Abigail Bohemaa Boateng, Gideon Kye-Duodu, Charles Lwanga Noora
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):83. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.83.234

Oral presentation
Prevalence of breast feeding among HIV positive women and its associated risk in Khomas region, Namibia

Scaramoush Lilliane Crentsil, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):84. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.84.233

Oral presentation
Public awareness and attitude about Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever during an outbreak, Windhoek, Namibia, 2017

Kanutus Benedictus Shiikufeni, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):85. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.85.232

Oral presentation
Leprosy case investigation - Limpopo province, South Africa, December 2016

Khuliso Goodman Ravhuhali, Ntsieni Ramalwa, Carl Reddy
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):86. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.86.230

Oral presentation
Trend of confirmed measles incidence in Kunene region, Namibia, 2009 to 2015

Iyaloo Mwaningange, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):87. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.87.229

Oral presentation
Evaluation of measles case-based surveillance system in Edo State, Nigeria, January to December, 2016

Ibrahim Abiodun Seriki, Mohammed Shakir Balogun, Osamwonyi Irowa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):88. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.88.228

Oral presentation
An investigation of persons with hepatitis B in a psychiatric, long-term care facility in Gauteng, October 2016

Theesan Ananda Vedan, Genevie Ntshoe, Kerrigan McCarthy
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):89. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.89.226

Oral presentation
Assessment of dog bites/human rabies surveillance data, Eastern Region, 2016

Adomako Boakye-Yiadom, Frank Baiden, Samuel Sackey Oko, Donne Ameme, Fred Wurapa, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Andrew Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):90. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.90.224

Oral presentation
Malaria outbreak investigation - Mopani and Vhembe districts, Limpopo province, South Africa, May 2017

Khuliso Goodman Ravhuhali, Ntsieni Ramalwa, Carl Reddy
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):91. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.91.220

Oral presentation
District health information management system as a tool for enhancing integrated disease surveillance and response in Ghana, 2017

John Ojo, Ernest Asiedu, Edwin Afari, Ernest Kenu, Samuel Sackey, Donne Ameme, Priscillia Nortey
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):92. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.92.219

Oral presentation
Analysis of malaria diagnosis and treatment data amongst pregnant women after the implementation of test-treat-track policy, Brong Ahafo Region-2017

AAsare-Ntow Kofi, George Kuma, Micheal Rockson Adjei
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):93. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.93.218

Oral presentation
Urinary schistosomiasis outbreak in a community basic school, la Nkwantanang-Madina Municipality, Ghana-2016

George Asumah Adu, Boakye-Yiadom Adomako, Eunice Etornam Ampem Danso, Philip Gevao, Anna Jammeh, Geoffery Atelu, Theophilus Aryee, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Afari, Fredrick Wurapa
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):94. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.94.217

Oral presentation
Evaluation of the surveillance system in Uganda: a case reliability for the typhoid surveillance data in Koboko - a rural and remote district in Northern Uganda, 2017

Magdalene Akos Odikro, Doreen Tuhebwe, Anne Nasubo, Steven Barnes Ssali, George Holoya, Robert Oliga, Steven Ssendagireza
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):95. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.95.216

Oral presentation
Prevalence of meningitis cases in Katima Mulilo district, Zambezi Region, Namibia, 2007-2015

Annety Likando, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):96. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.96.215

Oral presentation
Impact of bovine tuberculosis on animal production and human development in the Ngaounder II, Adamawa region, Cameroon 2017

Alain Sanama, Halimatou Kangue Ali, Soreya Affi Dawa, Moussa Yaya, Rose Carole Bohimbo, Alain George Etoundi Mbella
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):97. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.97.214

Oral presentation
Factors associated with perinatal mortality among Referred Obstetric Emergencies in the Accra-Tema Metropolitan Areas, Ghana, 2017

Paul Boateng, Anthony Appiah-Danso, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):98. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.98.212

Oral presentation
Isolation of uro-pathogenic bacteria and their antimicrobial susceptibility pattern in urine samples of patients with suspected urinary tract infection in Eastern Regional Hospital, Koforidua -Ghana, 2016

Baba Kunta Fofana, Bismark Sarfo
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):99. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.99.211

Oral presentation
Trends of measles cases and vaccination status - Eenhana, Namibia, 2012-2016

Loide Ndimulunde, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):100. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.100.210

Oral presentation
Upsurge in meningitis cases in Jirapa district, Upper West Region 2017

Francis Broni, Ernest Akyereko, John Ojo, Christopher Tamal, Gideon Oteng, Marlon Mensah, Donne Ameme, Samuel Sackey, Kofi Nyarko, Ernest Kenu, Frederick Wurapa, Edwin Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):101. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.101.209

Oral presentation
Epidemiological profile of rubella in Angola, from 2010 to 2015

Raidel de Jesus, Paula da Paixao, Moises Francisco, Filomena Da Silva, Pires Joao
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):102. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.102.207

Oral presentation
Evaluation of the measles surveillance system at Ga East Municipality (GEM), 2015

Ernest Konadu Asiedu, Edwin Afari, Donne Ameme, Samuel Sackey, Kofi Nyarko
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):103. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.103.239

Oral presentation
Evaluation of timeliness and completeness of reporting of the integrated disease surveillance and response system in District Health Information Management System II in Western Region, Ghana, 2017

Daniel Tetteh Agudey, Emmanuel Kojo Tinkorang, Kofi Asemanyi-Mensah, Edwin Afari, Fredrick Wurapa, Samuel Oko Sackey, Michael Adjabeng, Donne Ameme, Ebenezer Kofi Mensah
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):104. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.104.238

Oral presentation
Analysis of teenage pregnancy data, Sunyani West District, 2011 - 2015

Charlotte Kesewaa Adu-Gyamfi, Gideon Kye-Duodu, Charles Lwanga Noora
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):105. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.105.275

Oral presentation
Pertussis outbreak near an international border, Ghana, 2016

Samuel Dapaa, Florence Nzilanye, Donne Ameme, George Khumalo Kuma, Samuel Sackey, Ernest Kenu, Edwin Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):106. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.106.273

Oral presentation
Diarrheal diseases among children under five years in Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana, 2016

Samuel Dapaa, Florence Nzilanye, Donne Ameme, George Khumalo Kuma, Samuel Sackey, Edwin Andrew Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):107. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.107.272

Oral presentation
Determinants of timely utilization of antenatal care in Burundi, 2017: a cross-sectional study

Fiston Muneza, Agnes Nyabigambo, Fredrick Makumbi
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):108. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.108.271

Oral presentation
Secondary data analysis of diarrhoea surveillance data in Sunyani West District, Ghana, 2016

Jane Addae-Kyereme, Ebenezer Kofi Menash
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):109. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.109.270

Oral presentation
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
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):110. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.110.269

Oral presentation
Evaluation of bacterial meningitis surveillance data of the Northern Region, Ghana, 2010-2015

Basil Benduri Kaburi, Chrysantus Kubio, Ernest Kenu, Donne Kofi Ameme, Jacob Yakubu Mahama, Samuel Oko Sackey, Edwin Andrew Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):111. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.111.268

Oral presentation
Malaria diagnosis and treatment practices in Tolon district, Northern Region

Tahiru Ukasha, Donne Ameme, Ernest Kenu, Hafia Safia, Richael Mills
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):112. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.112.267

Oral presentation
Evaluating meningitis outbreak response using smartphone technology, Ghana, 2016

Ernest Akyereko, Basil Kaburi, Samuel Dapaa, Francis Broni, Gyasi Isshaku Razak, Eunice Ampem-Danso, Donne Ameme, Edwin Andrew Afari, Kofi Mensah Nyarko, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):113. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.113.266

Oral presentation
Reassessment of a designated baby-friendly health facility in Greater Accra Region, Ghana

Doris Ocansey, Faith Agbozo
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):114. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.114.265

Oral presentation
Surveillance system evaluation of lymphatic filariasis in Ga south, Ghana, 2016

Anna Jammeh, Nana Yaw Pepra, Donne Ameme
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):115. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.115.477

Oral presentation
Measles surveillance system evaluation, Ga West, Ghana-2017

Emmanuel Kwame Tender, Stephen Atasige, Edwin Afari, Ernest Kenu, Samuel Oko Sackey, Donne Ameme, Priscillia Nortey
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):116. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.116.476

Oral presentation
Laboratory assessment, Northern Region, 2017

Francis Broni, Joseph Opare, Frederick Wurapa, Kofi Nyarko, Donne Ameme, Edwin Afari
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):117. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.117.475

Oral presentation
Factors associated with malaria mortality in the Province of Luanda, 2017

Claudete Samutondo, Rosa Moreira, Jlio Leite
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):118. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.118.474

Oral presentation
Cluster of Clostridium difficile at a TB hospital in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, 2016

Theesan Vedan, Riyadh Manesen
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):119. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.119.471

Oral presentation
Pneumococcal meningitis outbreak and associated factors in Six Districts of Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana, 2016

Charles Lwanga Noora, Timothy Letsa, George Khumalo Kuma, Ernest Asiedu, Gideon Kye-duodu, Edwin Afari, Osei Afreh Kuffour, Joseph Opare, Kofi Nyarko, Donne Ameme, Emmanuel Bachan, Kofi Issah, Franklin Aseidu Bekoe, Moses Aikins, Ernest Kenu
PAMJ Conf Proceedings. 19 Nov 2019; 1 (3):120. 10.11604/pamj.cp.2017.3.120.470