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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Godfred O. Boateng; Laura M. Phipps; Laura E. Smith; Frederick Ato Armah;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

    Household energy insecurity (HEINS) is detrimental to the health of the poor and most vulnerable in resource-poor settings. However, this effect amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the uneven implementation of restrictions can create a synergistic burden of diseases and he...

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  • publication . Article . 2021
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Rachel Thompson; Jerry John Nutor; Julene K. Johnson;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.

    Research has shown that music can be used to educate or disseminate information about public health crises. Grounded in the edutainment approach, we explored how songs are being used to create awareness about COVID-19 in Ghana, a sub-Saharan African country. YouTube was...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    John Elvis Hagan; Bright Opoku Ahinkorah; Abdul-Aziz Seidu; Edward Kwabena Ameyaw; Thomas Schack;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

    Given that COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) has crept into Africa, a major public health crisis or threat continues to linger on the continent. Many local governments and various stakeholders have stepped up efforts for early detection and management of COVID-19. This mini review ...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Brian Godman; Brian Godman; Brian Godman; Brian Godman; Mainul Haque; Salequl Islam; Samiul Iqbal; Umme Laila Urmi; Zubair Mahmood Kamal; Shahriar Ahmed Shuvo; ...
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

    Background: Countries have introduced a variety of measures to prevent and treat COVID-19 with medicines and personal protective equipment (PPE), with some countries adopting preventative strategies earlier than others. However, there has been considerable controversy s...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Anna Sarah Erem; Adu Appiah-Kubi; Thomas Okpoti Konney; Kwabena Amo-Antwi; Sarah G. Bell; Timothy R.B. Johnson; Carolyn Johnston; Alexander T. Odoi; Emma R. Lawrence;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.

    African women have double the risk of dying from cancer than women in high-income countries. In Ghana, most women with gynecological malignancies present with advanced-stage disease when treatment is less effective. Barriers to improved cancer outcomes include the avail...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Najmul Haider; Peregrine Rothman-Ostrow; Abdinasir Yusuf Osman; Liã Bárbara Arruda; Laura Macfarlane-Berry; Linzy Elton; Margaret J. Thomason; Dorothy Yeboah-Manu; Rashid Ansumana; Nathan Kapata; ...
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    Publisher: FRONTIERS MEDIA SA

    The World Health Organization defines a zoonosis as any infection naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans. The pandemic of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 has been classified as a zoonotic disease, however, no animal reservoir has y...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Alejandra Victoria Capozzo;
    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

    The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by infection with the severe acute respiratory syndromecoronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has been striking the world since it was first identified in December2019 in China. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak a ?public healt...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Authors:
    Marlen Niederberger; Julia Spranger;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.

    Objectives: In health sciences, the Delphi technique is primarily used by researchers when the available knowledge is incomplete or subject to uncertainty and other methods that provide higher levels of evidence cannot be used. The aim is to collect expert-based judgmen...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
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    Authors:
    Abdul-Aziz Seidu;
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    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

    Introduction: Globally, HIV testing and counseling is considered a key cost-effective component of HIV prevention and treatment. This study sought to use Anderson's model of health service utilization to assess the uptake of HIV testing services by sexually active men i...

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  • publication . Article . 2020
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Claudia Niessner; Till Utesch; Doris Oriwol; Anke Hanssen-Doose; Steffen C. E. Schmidt; Alexander Woll; Klaus Bös; Annette Worth;
    Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

    Introduction: Monitoring of physical fitness in youth is important because physical fitness is a summative indicator of health. From a developmental and preventive perspective, physical fitness levels are relatively stable from childhood to early adulthood. Thus, it is ...

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