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Improving Estimates of Insecticide-Treated Mosquito Net Coverage from Household Surveys: Using Geographic Coordinates to Account for Endemicity and Seasonality

Burgert, Clara R., Sarah E.K. Bradley, Erin Eckert, and Fred Arnold., (2012)


DHS ANALYTICAL STUDIES 32 - This report examines the possible bias in national estimates of standard Roll Back Malaria (RBM) indicators of insecticide-treated mosquito net (ITN) ownership and use. The analysis uses GPS data for 18 sub-Saharan African countries to correlate these measures with levels of malaria endemicity and seasonality and to recalculate coverage estimates based on the population at risk. The report proposes an approach to identifying populations at risk of malaria that countries could use to produce subnational estimates that account for variations in malaria endemicity or seasonality.
https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/AS32/AS32.pdf


Comparative efficacy of low-dose versus standard-dose azithromycin for patients with yaws: a randomised non-inferiority trial in Ghana and Papua New Guinea

Marks, M.; O. Mitja; C. Bottomley, et al., (2018)


n this study, low-dose azithromycin did not meet the prespecified non-inferiority margin compared with standard-dose azithromycin in achieving clinical and serological cure in PCR-confirmed active yaws. Only a single participant (with presumed latent yaws) had definitive serological failure. This work suggests that 20 mg/kg of azithromycin is probably effective against yaws, but further data are needed.
https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/langlo/PII...


REPORT ON THE LEVEL OF STIGMATIZATION, DISCRIMINATION AND EXCLUSION OF PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES IN GHANA

Auberon Jeleel Odoomn Tan Xiangyun, Laurie Y. Hung & Arnaud Rouillot, (2012)


Easy Read Version | Easy Read Report on Intellectual Disability in Ghana
http://www.inclusion-ghana.org/resources/reports/B...


Global Health Observatory (GHO) data: Country statistics

World Health Organization (WHO), (2018)


The country statistical pages bring together the main health data and statistics for each country, as compiled by WHO and partners in close consultation with Member States, and include descriptive and analytical summaries of health indicators for major health topics.
http://www.who.int/gho/countries/en/


Ghana Malaria Indicator Survey 2016

Ghana Statistical Service (GSS), Ghana Health Service (GHS), and ICF, (2017)



https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/MIS26/MIS26.pdf


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