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1.

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

Kushitor MK, Biney AA, Wright K, Phillips JF, Awoonor-Williams JK, Bawah AA.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2019 Sep 18;19(1):675. doi: 10.1186/s12913-019-4506-2.

PMID:
31533696
2.

Out-of-pocket payment for primary healthcare in the era of national health insurance: Evidence from northern Ghana.

Kanmiki EW, Bawah AA, Phillips JF, Awoonor-Williams JK, Kachur SP, Asuming PO, Agula C, Akazili J.

PLoS One. 2019 Aug 20;14(8):e0221146. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221146. eCollection 2019.

3.

The status of Ghanaian community health workers' supervision and service delivery: descriptive analyses from the 2017 Performance Monitoring and Accountability 2020 survey.

Schwarz D, Kim JH, Ratcliffe H, Bell G, Awoonor-Williams JK, Nimako B, Otupiri E, Lipsitz S, Hirschhorn L, Bitton A.

Gates Open Res. 2019 Jun 6;3:1468. doi: 10.12688/gatesopenres.12979.2. eCollection 2019.

4.

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

Ma Y, Sudfeld CR, Kim H, Lee J, Cho Y, Awoonor-Williams JK, Degley JK, Cha S.

PLoS Med. 2019 Jun 14;16(6):e1002830. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002830. eCollection 2019 Jun.

5.

The child survival impact of the Ghana Essential Health Interventions Program: A health systems strengthening plausibility trial in Northern Ghana.

Bawah AA, Awoonor-Williams JK, Asuming PO, Jackson EF, Boyer CB, Kanmiki EW, Achana SF, Akazili J, Phillips JF.

PLoS One. 2019 Jun 12;14(6):e0218025. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0218025. eCollection 2019.

6.

Contraceptive use intentions and unmet need for family planning among reproductive-aged women in the Upper East Region of Ghana.

Bawah AA, Asuming P, Achana SF, Kanmiki EW, Awoonor-Williams JK, Phillips JF.

Reprod Health. 2019 Mar 4;16(1):26. doi: 10.1186/s12978-019-0693-x.

7.

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

Bailey PE, Awoonor-Williams JK, Lebrun V, Keyes E, Chen M, Aboagye P, Singh K.

Reprod Health. 2019 Feb 18;16(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s12978-019-0684-y.

8.

Cost of implementing a community-based primary health care strengthening program: The case of the Ghana Essential Health Interventions Program in northern Ghana.

Kanmiki EW, Akazili J, Bawah AA, Phillips JF, Awoonor-Williams JK, Asuming PO, Oduro AR, Aikins M.

PLoS One. 2019 Feb 7;14(2):e0211956. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211956. eCollection 2019.

9.

Socio-economic and demographic disparities in ownership and use of insecticide-treated bed nets for preventing malaria among rural reproductive-aged women in northern Ghana.

Kanmiki EW, Awoonor-Williams JK, Phillips JF, Kachur SP, Achana SF, Akazili J, Bawah AA.

PLoS One. 2019 Jan 29;14(1):e0211365. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0211365. eCollection 2019.

10.

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

Kanmiki EW, Bempah BOS, Awoonor-Williams JK, Bawah AA, d'Almeida SA, Kassak KM.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Dec 27;18(1):995. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3810-6.

11.

What do you do with success? The science of scaling up a health systems strengthening intervention in Ghana.

Phillips JF, Awoonor-Williams JK, Bawah AA, Nimako BA, Kanlisi NS, Sheff MC, Asuming PO, Kyei PE, Biney A, Jackson EF.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Jun 22;18(1):484. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3250-3.

12.

Cyclical cholera outbreaks in Ghana: filth, not myth.

Mireku-Gyimah N, Apanga PA, Awoonor-Williams JK.

Infect Dis Poverty. 2018 Jun 15;7(1):51. doi: 10.1186/s40249-018-0436-1.

13.

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

Apanga PA, Awoonor-Williams JK.

Front Public Health. 2018 Apr 9;6:101. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2018.00101. eCollection 2018.

14.

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

Apanga PA, Awoonor-Williams JK.

Pan Afr Med J. 2018 Jan 19;29:20. doi: 10.11604/pamj.2018.29.20.13917. eCollection 2018. French. No abstract available.

15.

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

Kyei-Onanjiri M, Carolan-Olah M, Awoonor-Williams JK, McCann TV.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2018 Mar 15;18(1):184. doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-2980-6.

16.

Research capacity building integrated into PHIT projects: leveraging research and research funding to build national capacity.

Hedt-Gauthier BL, Chilengi R, Jackson E, Michel C, Napua M, Odhiambo J, Bawah A; with input from the AHI PHIT Partnership Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):825. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2657-6.

17.

Improving data quality across 3 sub-Saharan African countries using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR): results from the African Health Initiative.

Gimbel S, Mwanza M, Nisingizwe MP, Michel C, Hirschhorn L; AHI PHIT Partnership Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):828. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2660-y.

18.

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

Awoonor-Williams JK, Appiah-Denkyira E.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):772. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2663-8.

19.

Tackling the hard problems: implementation experience and lessons learned in newborn health from the African Health Initiative.

Magge H, Chilengi R, Jackson EF, Wagenaar BH, Kante AM; AHI PHIT Partnership Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):829. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2659-4.

20.

Measuring health systems strength and its impact: experiences from the African Health Initiative.

Sherr K, Fernandes Q, Kanté AM, Bawah A, Condo J, Mutale W; AHI PHIT Partnership Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):827. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2658-5.

21.

Health system strengthening: a qualitative evaluation of implementation experience and lessons learned across five African countries.

Rwabukwisi FC, Bawah AA, Gimbel S, Phillips JF, Mutale W, Drobac P; AHI PHIT Partnership Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):826. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2662-9.

22.

Mentorship and coaching to support strengthening healthcare systems: lessons learned across the five Population Health Implementation and Training partnership projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

Manzi A, Hirschhorn LR, Sherr K, Chirwa C, Baynes C, Awoonor-Williams JK; AHI PHIT Partnership Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):831. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2656-7.

23.

Data-driven quality improvement in low-and middle-income country health systems: lessons from seven years of implementation experience across Mozambique, Rwanda, and Zambia.

Wagenaar BH, Hirschhorn LR, Henley C, Gremu A, Sindano N, Chilengi R; AHI PHIT Partnership Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 Dec 21;17(Suppl 3):830. doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2661-x.

24.

Prevalence of conscientious objection to legal abortion among clinicians in northern Ghana.

Awoonor-Williams JK, Baffoe P, Ayivor PK, Fofie C, Desai S, Chavkin W.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2018 Jan;140(1):31-36. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.12328. Epub 2017 Oct 13.

PMID:
28940197
25.

Improving Skilled Birth Attendance in Ghana: An Evidence-Based Policy Brief.

Apanga PA, Awoonor-Williams JK.

J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2017;28(3):1056-1065. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2017.0097.

PMID:
28804078
26.

Regional disparities in immunization services in Ghana through a bottleneck analysis approach: implications for sustaining national gains in immunization.

Yawson AE, Bonsu G, Senaya LK, Yawson AO, Eleeza JB, Awoonor-Williams JK, Banskota HK, Agongo EEA.

Arch Public Health. 2017 Mar 13;75:10. doi: 10.1186/s13690-017-0179-7. eCollection 2017.

27.

Bottleneck analysis approach to accelerate newborn care services in two regions in Ghana: implications for national newborn care.

Yawson AE, Awoonor-Williams JK, Sagoe-Moses I, Aboagye PK, Yawson AO, Senaya LK, Bonsu G, Eleeza JB, Agongo EE, Banskota HK.

Public Health. 2016 Dec;141:245-254. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2016.09.026. Epub 2016 Nov 4.

PMID:
27932010
28.

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

Apanga PA, Awoonor-Williams JK, Acheampong M, Adam MA.

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

29.

Development of a Conceptual Model and Survey Instrument to Measure Conscientious Objection to Abortion Provision.

Harris LF, Awoonor-Williams JK, Gerdts C, Gil Urbano L, González Vélez AC, Halpern J, Prata N, Baffoe P.

PLoS One. 2016 Oct 13;11(10):e0164368. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164368. eCollection 2016.

30.

Impact of combined intermittent preventive treatment of malaria and helminths on anaemia, sustained attention, and recall in Northern Ghanaian schoolchildren.

Opoku EC, Olsen A, Browne E, Hodgson A, Awoonor-Williams JK, Yelifari L, Williams J, Magnussen P.

Glob Health Action. 2016 Sep 14;9:32197. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.32197. eCollection 2016. Erratum in: Glob Health Action. 2016 Oct 13;9:33548.

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Does the operations of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Ghana align with the goals of Primary Health Care? Perspectives of key stakeholders in northern Ghana.

Awoonor-Williams JK, Tindana P, Dalinjong PA, Nartey H, Akazili J.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2016 Sep 5;16(1):23. doi: 10.1186/s12914-016-0095-x.

33.

Does the operations of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in Ghana align with the goals of Primary Health Care? Perspectives of key stakeholders in northern Ghana.

Awoonor-Williams JK, Tindana P, Dalinjong PA, Nartey H, Akazili J.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2016 Aug 30;16(1):21. doi: 10.1186/s12914-016-0096-9.

34.

A qualitative appraisal of stakeholder reactions to a tool for burden of disease-based health system budgeting in Ghana.

Awoonor-Williams JK, Schmitt ML, Tiah J, Ndago J, Asuru R, Bawah AA, Phillips JF.

Glob Health Action. 2016 May 30;9:30448. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.30448. eCollection 2016.

35.

Ebola virus disease surveillance and response preparedness in northern Ghana.

Adokiya MN, Awoonor-Williams JK.

Glob Health Action. 2016 May 3;9:29763. doi: 10.3402/gha.v9.29763. eCollection 2016.

37.

The integrated disease surveillance and response system in northern Ghana: challenges to the core and support functions.

Adokiya MN, Awoonor-Williams JK, Beiersmann C, Müller O.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2015 Jul 28;15:288. doi: 10.1186/s12913-015-0960-7.

38.

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

Awoonor-Williams JK, Phillips JF, Bawah AA.

Int J Health Plann Manage. 2016 Oct;31(4):e273-e289. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2304. Epub 2015 Jul 19.

PMID:
26189569
39.

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

Achana FS, Bawah AA, Jackson EF, Welaga P, Awine T, Asuo-Mante E, Oduro A, Awoonor-Williams JK, Phillips JF.

Reprod Health. 2015 Apr 2;12:29. doi: 10.1186/s12978-015-0017-8.

40.

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

Awoonor-Williams JK, Bailey PE, Yeji F, Adongo AE, Baffoe P, Williams A, Mercer S.

Glob Public Health. 2015 Oct;10(9):1118-33. doi: 10.1080/17441692.2015.1027247. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

PMID:
25833654
41.

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

Adokiya MN, Awoonor-Williams JK, Barau IY, Beiersmann C, Mueller O.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Feb 4;15:75. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1397-y.

42.

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.

43.

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

Kanmiki EW, Bawah AA, Agorinya I, Achana FS, Awoonor-Williams JK, Oduro AR, Phillips JF, Akazili J.

BMC Int Health Hum Rights. 2014 Aug 21;14:24. doi: 10.1186/1472-698X-14-24.

44.

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.

45.

Global maternal, newborn, and child health.

Gonzalez AC, Awoonor-Williams JK.

N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 13;370(11):1072-3. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1316332. No abstract available.

PMID:
24620883
46.

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.

Frimpong JA, Helleringer S, Awoonor-Williams JK, Aguilar T, Phillips JF, Yeji F.

Health Policy Plan. 2014 Dec;29(8):1043-53. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czt086. Epub 2013 Nov 20.

PMID:
24262280
47.

Progress with the implementation of kangaroo mother care in four regions in Ghana.

Bergh AM, Manu R, Davy K, Van Rooyen E, Quansah Asare G, Awoonor-Williams J, Dedzo M, Twumasi A, Nang-Beifubah A.

Ghana Med J. 2013 Jun;47(2):57-63.

48.

A common evaluation framework for the African Health Initiative.

Bryce J, Requejo JH, Moulton LH, Ram M, Black RE; Population Health Implementation and Training – Africa Health Initiative Data Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13 Suppl 2:S10. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-S2-S10. Epub 2013 May 31.

49.

Improving health information systems for decision making across five sub-Saharan African countries: Implementation strategies from the African Health Initiative.

Mutale W, Chintu N, Amoroso C, Awoonor-Williams K, Phillips J, Baynes C, Michel C, Taylor A, Sherr K; Population Health Implementation and Training – Africa Health Initiative Data Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13 Suppl 2:S9. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-S2-S9. Epub 2013 May 31.

50.

Approaches to ensuring and improving quality in the context of health system strengthening: a cross-site analysis of the five African Health Initiative Partnership programs.

Hirschhorn LR, Baynes C, Sherr K, Chintu N, Awoonor-Williams JK, Finnegan K, Philips JF, Anatole M, Bawah AA, Basinga P; Population Health Implementation and Training – Africa Health Initiative Data Collaborative.

BMC Health Serv Res. 2013;13 Suppl 2:S8. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-13-S2-S8. Epub 2013 May 31.

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