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Pneumococcal meningitis outbreak and associated factors in six districts of Brong Ahafo region, Ghana, 2016.

Letsa T, Noora CL, Kuma GK, Asiedu E, Kye-Duodu G, Afari E, Kuffour OA, Opare J, Nyarko KM, Ameme DK, Bachan EG, Issah K, Aseidu-Bekoe F, Aikins M, Kenu E.

BMC Public Health. 2018 Jun 22;18(1):781. doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-5529-z.


Strengthening health district management competencies in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda: lessons from using action research to improve health workforce performance.

Martineau T, Raven J, Aikins M, Alonso-Garbayo A, Baine S, Huss R, Maluka S, Wyss K.

BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Apr 9;3(2):e000619. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000619. eCollection 2018.


Exploring barriers to accessing physiotherapy services for stroke patients at Tema general hospital, Ghana.

Nketia-Kyere M, Aryeetey GC, Nonvignon J, Aikins M.

Arch Physiother. 2017 Jul 6;7:8. doi: 10.1186/s40945-017-0037-5. eCollection 2017.


Cost-effectiveness of rotavirus vaccination in Ghana: Examining impacts from 2012 to 2031.

Nonvignon J, Atherly D, Pecenka C, Aikins M, Gazley L, Groman D, Narh CT, Armah G.

Vaccine. 2017 Dec 6. pii: S0264-410X(17)31723-1. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2017.11.080. [Epub ahead of print]


Economic cost and quality of life of family caregivers of schizophrenic patients attending psychiatric hospitals in Ghana.

Opoku-Boateng YN, Kretchy IA, Aryeetey GC, Dwomoh D, Decker S, Agyemang SA, Tozan Y, Aikins M, Nonvignon J.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 4;17(Suppl 2):697. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2642-0.


Situational analysis of antibiotic use and resistance in Ghana: policy and regulation.

Yevutsey SK, Buabeng KO, Aikins M, Anto BP, Biritwum RB, Frimodt-Møller N, Gyansa-Lutterodt M.

BMC Public Health. 2017 Nov 23;17(1):896. doi: 10.1186/s12889-017-4910-7. Review.


The costs of HIV treatment and care in Ghana.

Mikkelsen E, Hontelez JAC, Nonvignon J, Amon S, Asante FA, Aikins MK, van de Haterd J, Baltussen R.

AIDS. 2017 Oct 23;31(16):2279-2286. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000001612.


Alcohol consumption among pregnant women in James Town Community, Accra, Ghana.

Da Pilma Lekettey J, Dako-Gyeke P, Agyemang SA, Aikins M.

Reprod Health. 2017 Sep 26;14(1):120. doi: 10.1186/s12978-017-0384-4.


National health insurance accreditation pattern among private healthcare providers in Ghana.

Lamptey AA, Nsiah-Boateng E, Agyemang SA, Aikins M.

Arch Public Health. 2017 Aug 28;75:36. doi: 10.1186/s13690-017-0205-9. eCollection 2017.


Predictors of self-reported health among the elderly in Ghana: a cross sectional study.

Fonta CL, Nonvignon J, Aikins M, Nwosu E, Aryeetey GC.

BMC Geriatr. 2017 Jul 31;17(1):171. doi: 10.1186/s12877-017-0560-y.


Burden of malaria in mobile populations in the Greater Accra region, Ghana: a cross- sectional study.

Diallo N, Akweongo P, Maya E, Aikins M, Sarfo B.

Malar J. 2017 Mar 9;16(1):109. doi: 10.1186/s12936-017-1751-x.


Vaccine nanoparticles for protection against HIV infection.

Aikins ME, Bazzill J, Moon JJ.

Nanomedicine (Lond). 2017 Mar;12(6):673-682. doi: 10.2217/nnm-2016-0381. Epub 2017 Feb 21. Review.


Reducing medical claims cost to Ghana's National Health Insurance scheme: a cross-sectional comparative assessment of the paper- and electronic-based claims reviews.

Nsiah-Boateng E, Asenso-Boadi F, Dsane-Selby L, Andoh-Adjei FX, Otoo N, Akweongo P, Aikins M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Feb 6;17(1):115. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2054-1.


Economic burden of family caregiving for elderly population in southern Ghana: the case of a peri-urban district.

Nortey ST, Aryeetey GC, Aikins M, Amendah D, Nonvignon J.

Int J Equity Health. 2017 Jan 14;16(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s12939-016-0511-9.


Value and Service Quality Assessment of the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana: Evidence from Ashiedu Keteke District.

Nsiah-Boateng E, Aikins M, Asenso-Boadi F, Andoh-Adjei FX.

Value Health Reg Issues. 2016 Sep;10:7-13. doi: 10.1016/j.vhri.2016.03.003. Epub 2016 May 19.


Secondary analysis of snake bite data in the Western Region of Ghana: 2006-2010.

Mensah EK, Karikari K, Aikins M, Vanotoo L, Sackey S, Ohuabunwo C, Wurapa F, Sifah TK, Afari E.

Ghana Med J. 2016 Jun;50(2):103-6.


Economic burden of malaria on businesses in Ghana: a case for private sector investment in malaria control.

Nonvignon J, Aryeetey GC, Malm KL, Agyemang SA, Aubyn VN, Peprah NY, Bart-Plange CN, Aikins M.

Malar J. 2016 Sep 6;15:454. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1506-0.


Efficacy of Controlled Atmosphere Treatments to Manage Arthropod Pests of Dry-Cured Hams.

Hasan MM, Aikins MJ, Schilling W, Phillips TW.

Insects. 2016 Sep 2;7(3). pii: E44. doi: 10.3390/insects7030044.


Cost-effectiveness of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in upper west region of Ghana.

Nonvignon J, Aryeetey GC, Issah S, Ansah P, Malm KL, Ofosu W, Tagoe T, Agyemang SA, Aikins M.

Malar J. 2016 Jul 16;15:367. doi: 10.1186/s12936-016-1418-z.


The effect of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on health service delivery in mission facilities in Ghana: a retrospective study.

Aryeetey GC, Nonvignon J, Amissah C, Buckle G, Aikins M.

Global Health. 2016 Jun 7;12(1):32. doi: 10.1186/s12992-016-0171-y.


Extent of Integration of Priority Interventions into General Health Systems: A Case Study of Neglected Tropical Diseases Programme in the Western Region of Ghana.

Mensah EO, Aikins MK, Gyapong M, Anto F, Bockarie MJ, Gyapong JO.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 May 20;10(5):e0004725. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004725. eCollection 2016 May.


Data reporting constraints for the lymphatic filariasis mass drug administration activities in two districts in Ghana: A qualitative study.

da-Costa Vroom FB, Aryeetey R, Boateng R, Anto F, Aikins M, Gyapong M, Gyapong J.

SAGE Open Med. 2015 Jul 8;3:2050312115594083. doi: 10.1177/2050312115594083. eCollection 2015.


Factors influencing the work efficiency of district health managers in low-resource settings: a qualitative study in Ghana.

Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Wyss K.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2016 Jan 14;16:12. doi: 10.1186/s12913-016-1271-3.


Health Policy, Health Systems Research and Analysis Capacity Assessment of the School of Public Health, University of Ghana.

Agyepong IA, Anniah K, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Esena R, Mirzoev T.

Ghana Med J. 2015 Sep;49(3):200-13.


Genes related to mitochondrial functions are differentially expressed in phosphine-resistant and -susceptible Tribolium castaneum.

Oppert B, Guedes RN, Aikins MJ, Perkin L, Chen Z, Phillips TW, Zhu KY, Opit GP, Hoon K, Sun Y, Meredith G, Bramlett K, Hernandez NS, Sanderson B, Taylor MW, Dhingra D, Blakey B, Lorenzen M, Adedipe F, Arthur F.

BMC Genomics. 2015 Nov 18;16:968. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-2121-0.


Efficacy of Methyl Bromide for Control of Different Life Stages of Stored-Product Psocids.

Athanassiou CG, Hasan MM, Phillips TW, Aikins MJ, Throne JE.

J Econ Entomol. 2015 Jun;108(3):1422-8. doi: 10.1093/jee/tov069. Epub 2015 Apr 7.


Pathways Utilized for Antenatal Health Seeking Among Women in the Ga East District, Ghana.

Aryeetey R, Aikins M, Dako-Gyeke P, Adongo PB.

Ghana Med J. 2015 Mar;49(1):44-9.


Analysis of the Financial Cost of Diabetes Mellitus in Four Cocoa Clinics of Ghana.

Quaye EA, Amporful EO, Akweongo P, Aikins MK.

Value Health Reg Issues. 2015 Sep;7:49-53. doi: 10.1016/j.vhri.2015.08.005. Epub 2015 Oct 2.


What Do District Health Managers in Ghana Use Their Working Time for? A Case Study of Three Districts.

Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Bosch-Capblanch X, Wyss K.

PLoS One. 2015 Jun 11;10(6):e0130633. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130633. eCollection 2015.


Assessment of mental distress among prison inmates in Ghana's correctional system: a cross-sectional study using the Kessler Psychological Distress Scale.

Ibrahim A, Esena RK, Aikins M, O'Keefe AM, McKay MM.

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2015 Mar 29;9:17. doi: 10.1186/s13033-015-0011-0. eCollection 2015.


Responses to donor proliferation in Ghana's health sector: a qualitative case study.

Pallas SW, Nonvignon J, Aikins M, Ruger JP.

Bull World Health Organ. 2015 Jan 1;93(1):11-8. doi: 10.2471/BLT.14.141614. Epub 2014 Oct 27.


Is Ghana's pro-poor health insurance scheme really for the poor? Evidence from Northern Ghana.

Akazili J, Welaga P, Bawah A, Achana FS, Oduro A, Awoonor-Williams JK, Williams JE, Aikins M, Phillips JF.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Dec 14;14:637. doi: 10.1186/s12913-014-0637-7.


A new methodology for assessing health policy and systems research and analysis capacity in African universities.

Lê G, Mirzoev T, Orgill M, Erasmus E, Lehmann U, Okeyo S, Goudge J, Maluka S, Uzochukwu B, Aikins M, de Savigny D, Tomson G, Gilson L.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2014 Oct 8;12:59. doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-12-59.


Socio-economic differences in cost of pregnancy-related health services in the peri-urban Accra, Ghana.

Aikins M, Aryeetey R, Dako-Gyeke P, Adongo PB, McGough L.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2015 Sep;37(3):540-6. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdu072. Epub 2014 Oct 3.


Fumigation of bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae): effective application rates for sulfuryl fluoride.

Phillips TW, Aikins MJ, Thoms E, Demark J, Wang C.

J Econ Entomol. 2014 Aug;107(4):1582-9.


Health Facility Cost of Buruli Ulcer Wound Treatment in Ghana: A Case Study.

Asare KH, Aikins M.

Value Health Reg Issues. 2014 Sep;4:14-18. doi: 10.1016/j.vhri.2014.05.002. Epub 2014 Jun 27.


Determinants of modern family planning use among women of reproductive age in the Nkwanta district of Ghana: a case-control study.

Eliason S, Awoonor-Williams JK, Eliason C, Novignon J, Nonvignon J, Aikins M.

Reprod Health. 2014 Aug 13;11(1):65. doi: 10.1186/1742-4755-11-65.


The effects of health worker motivation and job satisfaction on turnover intention in Ghana: a cross-sectional study.

Bonenberger M, Aikins M, Akweongo P, Wyss K.

Hum Resour Health. 2014 Aug 9;12:43. doi: 10.1186/1478-4491-12-43.


Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: provider payment and service supply behaviour and incentives in the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme--a systems approach.

Agyepong IA, Aryeetey GC, Nonvignon J, Asenso-Boadi F, Dzikunu H, Antwi E, Ankrah D, Adjei-Acquah C, Esena R, Aikins M, Arhinful DK.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2014 Aug 5;12:35. doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-12-35.


Does the design and implementation of proven innovations for delivering basic primary health care services in rural communities fit the urban setting: the case of Ghana's Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS).

Adongo PB, Phillips JF, Aikins M, Arhin DA, Schmitt M, Nwameme AU, Tabong PT, Binka FN.

Health Res Policy Syst. 2014 Apr 1;12:16. doi: 10.1186/1478-4505-12-16.


An exploratory study of physical activity and over-weight in two senior high schools in the Accra Metropolis.

Nyawornota VK, Aryeetey R, Bosomprah S, Aikins M.

Ghana Med J. 2013 Dec;47(4):197-203.


Household costs of mental health care in Ghana.

Addo R, Nonvignon J, Aikins M.

J Ment Health Policy Econ. 2013 Dec;16(4):151-9.


Sexual harassment in public medical schools in Ghana.

Norman ID, Aikins M, Binka FN.

Ghana Med J. 2013 Sep;47(3):128-36.


Household cost of out-patient treatment of Buruli ulcer in Ghana: a case study of Obom in Ga South Municipality.

Amoakoh HB, Aikins M.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Dec 5;13:507. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-507.


The influence of socio-cultural interpretations of pregnancy threats on health-seeking behavior among pregnant women in urban Accra, Ghana.

Dako-Gyeke P, Aikins M, Aryeetey R, McCough L, Adongo PB.

BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2013 Nov 19;13:211. doi: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-211.


Evaluation of facilitative supervision visits in primary health care service delivery in Northern Ghana.

Aikins M, Laar A, Nonvignon J, Sackey S, Ikeda T, Woode G, Nang-Beifubah A, Nyonator F.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Sep 24;13:358. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-358.


Can action research strengthen district health management and improve health workforce performance? A research protocol.

Mshelia C, Huss R, Mirzoev T, Elsey H, Baine SO, Aikins M, Kamuzora P, Bosch-Capblanch X, Raven J, Wyss K, Green A, Martineau T.

BMJ Open. 2013 Aug 30;3(8):e003625. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003625.


Challenges in provider payment under the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme: a case study of claims management in two districts.

Sodzi-Tettey S, Aikins M, Awoonor-Williams JK, Agyepong IA.

Ghana Med J. 2012 Dec;46(4):189-99.


Improving medical records filing in a municipal hospital in Ghana.

Teviu EA, Aikins M, Abdulai TI, Sackey S, Boni P, Afari E, Wurapa F.

Ghana Med J. 2012 Sep;46(3):136-41.

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