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2013

Cofie, P; de Allegri, M; Kouyaté, Bocar; and Sauerborn, Rainer. The effect information education and communication campaign on knowledge and enrolment in a community based insurance scheme, Burkina Faso (2013).  (Manuscript for re-submission).

Blank A, Prytherch H, Kaltschmidt J, Krings A, Sukums F, Mensah N, Zakane A, Loukanova S, Gustafsson LL, Sauerborn R, Haefeli WE (2013) "Quality of prenatal and maternal care: bridging the know-do gap" (QUALMAT study): an electronic clinical decision support system for rural Sub-Saharan Africa. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 13, 44.
 
Dalaba M A, Akweongo P, Savadogo G, Saronga H, Williams J, Sauerborn R, Dong, Loukanova, S (2013) Cost of maternal health services in selected primary care centres in Ghana: a step down allocation approach. BMC Health Serv Res, 13, 287.
 
Duysburgh E, Ye M, Williams A, Massawe S, Sie A, Williams J, Mpembeni R, Loukanova, Temmerman M (2013) Counselling on and women's awareness of pregnancy danger signs in selected rural health facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health.
 
Duysburgh E, Zhang WH, Ye M, Williams A, Massawe S, Sie A, Williams J, Mpembeni R, Loukanova S, Temmerman M (2013) Quality of antenatal and childbirth care in selected rural health facilities in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania: similar finding. Trop Med Int Health, 18, 534-547.

Blank A, Kaltschmidt J, Krings A, Haefeli, W E, Sauerborn, R, Loukanova, S. e-Health in Afrika: Chancen eines Clinical Decision Support Systems in der medizi¬ni¬schen Grundversorgung im ländlichen Afrika. Duesberg, F. (Hrsg.) e-Health 2013, Solingen (2013), S. 120ff.
 
Maurice Yé, Ali Sié, Brice Bicaba, Moubassira Kagoné, Eric Diboulo, Svetla Loukanova, Rainer Sauerborn. Performance based incentive for health care providers: Acceptability and feasibility of an innovative approach to improve maternal and child health care, in rural Health District, Burkina Faso. Submitted in Population Health Metrics Network (BMC) (accepted).

Schoeps A*, Ouédraogo N*, Kagoné M, Sié A, Müller O, Becher H. Socio-Demographic Determinants of Timely Adherence to BCG, Penta3, Measles, and Complete Vaccination Schedule in Burkina Faso. In: Vaccine [In Press]

Ouédraogo N, Kagoné M, Sié A, Becher H, Müller O. Timeliness and out-of-sequence of childhood vaccination – Analysis of Health and Demographic Surveillance (HDSS) data. In: International Journal of Tropical Disease & Health, 2013; 3(1): 45-56

Ouédraogo N, Kagoné M, Sié A, Becher H, Müller O. Immunization coverage in young children- A study nested into a Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in Burkina Faso. In: Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 2013 doi: 10.1093/tropej/fms075.

Ouédraogo N, Müller O, Jahn A, Gerhardus A. Human papillomavirus vaccination in Africa. In Lancet  2011, 373: 315-316

2012

Beiersmann C, Bountogo M, Tiendrébeogo J, Louis VR, Gabrysch S, Yé M, Jahn A, Müller O. Malnutrition in young children of rural Burkina Faso: comparison of survey data from 1999 with 2009. Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Apr 23. 

Blomstedt Y, Souares A, Niamba L, Sie A, Weinehall L, Sauerborn R. Measuring self-reported health in low-income countries: piloting three instruments in semi-rural Burkina Faso. Glob Health Action. 2012; 5. doi: 10.3402/gha.v5i0.8488.

Dalaba M.A, Akweongo P, Aborigo R.A, Ataguba J.E : To insure or not to insure: The influence of insurance status on health seeking behaviour in the Kassena-Nankana district of Ghana. September 20, 2012, African Journal of Health Sciences.

Dambach P. Machault V., Lacaux J-P., Vignolles C., Sié A., Sauerborn R., (2012), Utilization of combined remote sensing techniques to detect environmental variables influencing malaria vector densities in rural West Africa.

De Allegri M, Louis VR, Tiendrébeogo J, Souares A, Yé M, Tozan Y, Jahn A, Mueller O. Moving towards universal coverage with malaria control interventions: achievements and challenges in rural Burkina Faso. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2012 Jun 11. doi: 10.1002/hpm.2116.

De Allegri M, Ridde V, Louis VR, Sarker M, Tiendrebéogo J, Yé M, Müller O, Jahn A. The impact of targeted subsidies for facility-based delivery on access to care and equity - Evidence from a opulation-based study in rural Burkina Faso. J Public Health Policy. 2012 Nov;33(4):439-53.

Eric Diboulo, Ali Sié, Joacim Rocklov, Louis Niamba, Maurice Yé, Cheik Bagagnan, Rainer Sauerborn. Weather and Mortality: a 10 years retrospective analysis of the Nouna Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS), Burkina Faso. Glob Health Action 2012, 5: 19078.

Farhana H., Khan S. H., Haque, M. A.. Levels, Trends and Determinants of Fecundability in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study Using Bangladesh Health and Demographic Survey (BDHS) Data. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2012. Vol.2, No. 3.  www.scirp.org/journal/PaperInformation.aspx

Haque. M. A.; Yamamoto, S.; Malik, A. A.; Sauerborn, R.;. Household’s Perception of Climate Change and Human Health Risks: A Community Perspective. Environmental Health, 2012, 11:1. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-11-1. www.ehjournal.net/content/11/1/1/abstract

Louis VR, Badolo A, Schröer T, Guelbeogo WM, Sagnon N, Yé M, Jahn A, Müller O. Evaluation of field performance of insecticide-treated mosquito nets in north-western Burkina Faso.   Internat. J. Tropical Disease & Health. 2012, 2(4): 284-289.

Louis VR, Bals J, Tiendrebéogo J, Bountogo M, Ramroth H, De Allegri M, Traoré C, Beiersmann C, Coulibaly B, Yé M, Jahn A, Becher H, Müller O. Long-term effects of malaria prevention with insecticide-treated mosquito nets on morbidity and mortality in African children: randomised controlled trial. Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Apr 23. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2012.02990.x.

Marx, M; Phalkey, R; Guha-Sapir, D. (2012) “Invited Editorial: Integrated health, social, and economic impacts of extreme events: Evidence, methods, and tools”  Global Health Action 5: 19837

Parmar D, Souares A, Allegri MD, Savadogo G, Sauerborn R. Adverse selection in a community-based health insurance scheme in rural Africa: Implications for introducing targeted subsidies. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Jun 28; 12(1): 181.

Phalkey, R; Dash, S; Mukhopadhaya, A; Runge-Ranzinger, S; Marx, M. (2012) Prepared to react? Assessing the functional capacity of the primary health care system in rural Orissa, India to respond to the devastating flood of September 2008. Global Health Action 4: 10964.

Ramroth H, Lorenz E, Rankin JC, Fottrell E, Yé M, Neuhann F, Ssennono M, Sié A, Byass P, Becher H. Cause of death distribution with InterVA and physician coding in a rural area of Burkina Faso. Trop Med Int Health. 2012 Jul;17(7):904-13. 

Robyn PJ, Bärnighausen T, Souares A, Savadogo G, Bicaba B, Sié A, Sauerborn R. Health worker preferences for community-based health insurance payment mechanisms: a discrete choice experiment. BMC Health Serv Res. 2012 Jun 14; 12(1): 159.

Robyn PJ, Hill A, Liu Y, Souares A, Savadogo G, Sié A, Sauerborn R. Econometric analysis to evaluate the effect of community-based health insurance on reducing informal self-care in Burkina Faso. Health Policy Plan. 2012 Mar; 27(2): 156-65.

Stanton C, Koski A, Cofie P, et al. Uterotonic drug quality: an assessment of the potency of injectable uterotonic drugs purchased by simulated clients in three districts in Ghana. BMJ Open 2012;2:e000431. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2011-000431

Stanton, C ; Newton, S ; Mullany, L ;Cofie, P ; Tawiah Agyemang, C ;  et al (2012).  Impact on postpartum hemorrhage of prophylactic administration of oxytocin 10 IU via UnijectTM by peripheral health care providers at home births: design of a community-based cluster-randomized trial. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. Open Access. www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2393/12/42

Sudaryo, MK; Besral; Endarti, AT; Rivany, R; Phalkey, R; Marx, M; Guha-Sapir D. (2012) “Injury, disability and quality of life after the 2009 earthquake in Padang, Indonesia: a six month prospective cohort study of adult survivors.” Global Health Action 5: 11816

Wilder-Smith A, Renhorn KE, Tissera H, Abu Bakar S, Alphey L, Kittayapong P, Lindsay S, Logan J, Hatz C, Reiter P, Rocklöv J, Byass P, Louis VR, Tozan Y, Massad E, Tenorio A, Lagneau C, L'Ambert G, Brooks D, Wegerdt J, Gubler D. DengueTools: innovative tools and strategies for the surveillance and control of dengue. Glob Health Action. 2012, 5. doi: 10.3402/gha.v5i0.17273. Epub 2012 Mar 22.

2011

Béguin, A, Hales, S, Rocklöv, J, Åström, C, Louis, VR, Sauerborn, R. The opposing effects of climate change and socio-economic development on the global distribution of malaria. Global Environmental Change. 2011, 21: 1209-1214.

Beiersmann C, Bountogo M, Tiendrébeogo J, De Allegri M, Louis VR, Coulibaly B, Yé M, Mueller O. Falciparum malaria in young children of rural Burkina Faso: comparison of survey data in 1999 with 2009. Malar J. 2011, Oct 11;10:296. doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-10-296.

De Allegri M, Tiendrebéogo J, Louis VR, Yé M, Müller O. Measuring the AMFm (Affordable Medicines Facility-malaria). Lancet. 2011, 5;377(9768):810.

Haque, R.M.; Hossain, K. A. H. M.; Sultana, R.; Shaikh, M. K.; Haque, M. A.;. Women’s health and wellbeing in relation to gender, poverty and health interactions. Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011. www.me-jn.com/Vol5%20issue%202/women.htm

Haque, R.M.; Hossain, K. A. H. M.; Sultana, R.; Shaikh, M. K.; Haque, M. A. Decline in mortality in developing countries: A review from three countries perspective. Middle East Journal of Aging. Volume 8, Issue 4, 2011. www.me-jaa.com/July2011/contentsJuly2011.htm

Hossain, K. A. H. M; Haque, R.M.; Sultana, R.; Ahsan, T.; Dana, G.P.T; Haque, M. A. Addressing women’s reproductive health needs in Bangladesh’s health policy. Social Science Review (part-D) December, 2011. University of Dhaka.

Jeshmin, A.; Yamamoto, S.; Malik, A. A.; Haque, M. A.;. Prevalence and determinants of chronic malnutrition among preschool children: a cross sectional study in Dhaka city. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition. Oct.29 (05) 2011.  www.icddrb.org/publication.cfm

Parmar D, Reinhold S, Souares A, Savadogo G, Sauerborn R. Does community-based health insurance protect household assets? Evidence from rural Africa. Health Serv Res. 2012 Apr; 47(2):819-39. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6773.2011.01321.x.

Olaf Mueler, Yé, M . Falciparum malaria in young children of rural Burkina Faso: comparison of survey data in 1999 with 2009 .Malaria Journal 2011, 10:296.

Phalkey, R; Reinhardt, J; Marx, M. (2011) Injury epidemiology after the 2001 Gujarat earthquake in India: a retrospective analysis of injuries treated at a rural hospital in the Kutch district immediately after the disaster. Global Health Action 4: 7196.

Traoré, I., Ouédraogo, F.C., Yé, M., Sié, A., Karthe, D. (2011) : Distribution spatiale de la mortalité palustre dans le district sanitaire de Nouna au nord-ouest du Burkina Faso. Journal African des Sciences de l'Environnement 1 (1), 27 – 49

Traoré I A. Sié, B. Coulibaly, Yé, M, D. Karthe & M. Kappas (2011): Rapid screening and mapping of urinary schistosomiasis prevalence at the village scale in Sourou Valley, Burkina Faso: adapting the school-base questionnaire method.

Yé M, Diboulo E, Niamba L, Sié A, Coulibaly B, Bagagnan C, Dembélé J, Ramroth H. An improved method for physician-certified verbal autopsy reduces the rate of discrepancy: experiences in the Nouna Health and Demographic Surveillance Site (NHDSS), Burkina Faso. Popul Health Metr. 2011 Aug 4;9:34.

2010

Manuela DeAllegri, Valéry Ridde, ValérieR.Louis, MalabikaSarker, Justin Tiendrebéogo, MauriceYé, OlafMüllera, Albrecht Jahn. Determinants of utilization of maternal care services after the reduction of user fees: A case study from rural Burkina Faso. Health policy 2010.

Haque, M. A. Yamamoto, S.; Sauerborn, S.;. Print media and climate change in Bangladesh: The missing health issue. Proceedings of International Conference on Environmental Aspects of Bangladesh (ICEAB10), Japan, Sept. 2010 www.binbd.com/benjp/iceab10/40.pdf

Jakibicka T, Vos F, Phalkey R, Marx M, Guha-Sapir D (2010) Health impacts of floods in Europe. Brussels: Center for Research on Epidemiology of Disasters and Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg.

Malik AA, Yamamoto SS, Souares A, Malik Z, Sauerborn R. Motivational determinants among physicians in Lahore, Pakistan. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010 9; 10: 201.

Phalkey R, Runge –Ranzinger, S, Marx, M (2010) “Systems impacts of natural disasters- A systematic literature review” Health for Millions 36, 2 & 3: 10-25.

*Sié A, *Louis VR, Gbangou A, Müller O, Niamba L, Stieglbauer G, Yé M, Kouyaté B, Sauerborn R, Becher H. The Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) in Nouna, Burkina Faso, 1993-2007. Glob Health Action. 2010, Sep 14;3. doi: 10.3402/gha.v3i0.5284. *Equal contribution as first author.

Souares A, Savadogo G, Dong H, Parmar D, Sié A, Sauerborn R. Using community wealth ranking to identify the poor for subsidies: case study of community-based health insurance in Nouna, Burkina Faso. Health and Social Care in the Community 2010 18(4):363-8.

Yamamoto S, Souares A, Sié A, Sauerborn R. Does recent contact with a health care provider make a difference in perceptions and knowledge of malaria? J Trop Pediatr. 2010 Mar 8.

Yrjö-Koskinen J, Kagoné M, Souares A, Sauerborn R. The influence of organizational culture on information use in decision making within government health services in rural Burkina Faso. Nordic Journal of African Studies 2010: 19(4): 250–73.

2009

Barniol J, Niemann S, Louis VR, Brodhun B, Dreweck C, Richter E, Becher H, Haas W, Junghanss T. Transmission dynamics of pulmonary tuberculosis between autochthonous and immigrant sub-populations. BMC Infect Dis. 2009, Dec 4;9:197. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-197.

Dambach P., Sié A., Lacaux J-P., Vignolles C., Machault V., Sauerborn R., (2009), Using high spatial resolution remote sensing for risk mapping of malaria occurrence in the Nouna district, Burkina Faso.

Dong H, De Allegri M, Gnawali D, Souares A, Sauerborn R. Drop-out analysis of community-based health insurance membership at Nouna, Burkina Faso. Health Policy 2009, doi:10.1016/j.healthpol.2009.03.013.

Dussault, G, Fronteira, I, Prytherch, H, Dal Poz, M, Ngoma, D, Lunguzi, J, Wyss, K (2009) «Scaling up the stock of health workers: a review » presented at Berkeley Conference on the Global Health Workforce: From Evidence and Research to Public and Health Care Policy for the International Centre for Human Resources in Nursing in English, French and Spanish www.ichrn.com/publications/policyresearch/Scaling_up-EN.pdf

Gnawali DP, Pokhrel S, Sié A, Sanon, M, De Allegri M, Souares A, Dong H, Sauerborn R. The effect of community-based health insurance on the utilization of modern health care services: evidence from Burkina Faso. Health policy 2009, 90(2-3): 214-22.

Haque M. A., Sayem M. A. Nilufer, Y. 2009. Ante-Natal Care Service Uptake in Slum Areas of Dhaka City. Middle East Journal of Family Medicine,  Volume 7, Issue 5 June 2009 (http://www.mejfm.com/mejfmJune09_vol7-iss5/ante-natal.htm).

Loukanova S, Frattaroli S, Bridges J (2009) “Developing a model of patient empowerment to be applied in the general patient population” The Patient. Under review.

Müller O, Yé M, Louis VR, Sié A. Malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet. 2009, Jan 10;373(9658):122

Souares A, Moulin P, Carlotti MP, Sarrassat S, Lalou R, Le Hesran JY. Self-reported data: a major tool to assess adherence to anti-malarial combination therapy among children in Senegal. Malaria Journal 2009. In press.

Souares A, Lalou R, Senghor P, Le Hesran JY. Child age or weight: difficulties related to the prescription of the right dosage of antimalarial combinations to treat children in Senegal. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2009, doi:10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.07.018.

Souares A, Lalou R, Sene I, Sow D, Le Hesran JY. Factors related to compliance to anti-malarial drug combination: example of amodiaquine/sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine among children in rural Senegal. Malaria Journal 2009, 8:118. doi:10.1186/1475-2875-8-118.

*Tipke M, *Louis VR, Yé M, De Allegri M, Beiersmann C, Sié A, Mueller O, Jahn A. Access to malaria treatment in young children of rural Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2009 Nov 24;8:266. *Equal contribution as first author.

Windisch R, Wyss K, Prytherch H. «A cross-country review of strategies of the German Development Cooperation to strengthen human resources». Human Resources for Health 2009, 7:46 www.human-resources-health.com/content/pdf/1478-4491-7-46.pdf

Yamamoto S, Louis VR, Sié A, Sauerborn R. Household risk factors for clinical malaria in a semi-urban area of Burkina Faso: a case-control study. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Jan;104(1):61-5. Epub 2009 Aug 28

Yamamoto SS, Louis VR, Sié A, Sauerborn R. The effects of zooprophylaxis and other mosquito control measures against malaria in Nouna, Burkina Faso. Malar J. 2009, Dec 9;8:283.

Yé Y, M Hoshen, C Kyobutungi, VR Louis,  Sauerborn R, Local scale prediction of Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission in an endemic region using temperature and rainfall, Glob Health Action. 2009, Nov 11;2. doi: 10.3402/gha.v2i0.1923.

2008

Bridges J F P, Loukanova S and Carrera P. (2008) Patient Empowerment in Health Care. In: Kris Heggenhougen and Stella Quah, editors International Encyclopedia of Public Health, Vol 5. San Diego: Academic Press; 2008. pp. 17- 28.

Loukanova S, Bridges J (2008) “Empowerment in Medicine: An analysis of publication trends 1980-2005 “ Central European Journal Of Mediine. 3(1): 105-110.

Müller O*, Manuela De Allegri1, Heiko Becher, Justin Tiendrebogo, Claudia Beiersmann, Maurice Yé, Bocar Kouyate, Ali Sie, Albrecht Jahn (2008) Distribution systems of insecticide-treated bed nets for malaria control in rural Burkina Faso: cluster-randomized controlled trial. PLoS One e3182

Müller O, Yé M, Louis VR, Sié A. Malaria in Sub Saharan Africa. Lancet.2008 NOV1; 372(9649): 1545-54

Prytherch, H, Schümer C et al. «Sex Education for young people on the Internet! Lessons learnt from the production of www.chezasalama.com» Sexual Health Exchange 2008, IV.p.8-10.

Souares A, Lalou R, Sene I, Sow D, Senghor P, Le Hesran JY. Adherence and effectiveness of drug combination in curative treatment among children suffering uncomplicated malaria in rural Senegal. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2008, 102(8): 751-8.

Wyss K., Schwarz J., Prytherch H., Bovier P., Hersperger M., Zahorka M. “Gestion de la qualité dans les soins ambulatoires : rôles possibles pour la FMH“, in Bulletin des médecins suisses, 2008, 89 :16, Editores Medicorum Helveticorum, pp. 708-712.

2007

Kessler, C, Prytherch, H “Closing the Gap in a Globalised World: Challenges and Opportunities around Positive Motherhood”, Medicus Mundi Bulletin, 105. 2007 p. 6-11, Berne, Switzerland

Kouyaté B, Sie A, Yé M, De Allegri M, Müller O. The great failure of malaria control in Africa: a district perspective from Burkina Faso. PLoS Med. 2007.

Loukanova S, Bridges J (2007) “Promoting patient empowerment in the health care system: Developing a holistic perspective to inform public policy” Expert review of Pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research. 7(3): 281-289.
 
Prytherch, H, Merkle, R, “Addressing Human Resources – Initiatives from the United Republic of Tanzania”, Medicus Mundi Bulletin, 104. 2007 p. 16-18, Berne, Switzerland

Prytherch, H, Massawe, S, Kuelker, R, Hunger, C, Mtatifikolo, F, Jahn, A “The unmet need for Essential Obstetric Care Tanga Region, Tanzania” Biomed Central (BMC) Pregnancy & Childbirth, 2007 7:16, p.1-7

Yé Y, Louis VR, Simboro S, Sauerborn R. Effect of meteorological factors on clinical malaria risk among children: an assessment using village-based meteorological stations and community-based parasitological survey. BMC Public Health. 2007, Jun 8;7:101.

Yé Y, Kyobutungi C, Louis VR, Sauerborn R. Micro-epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum malaria: Is there any difference in transmission risk between neighbouring villages? Malar J. 2007, Apr 19;6:46.

2006

Loukanova S, Bridges J. (2006). Developing a measure of patient empowerment to be applied in the general community. PHP26. Value in Health. 9(3):A152.

Loukanova S, and Bridges J (2006) Identifying constructs in measuring Patient Empowerment. The European Journal of Health Economics 7, Suppl 1: 0179.

P.Olliaro M.Vaillant, P.Mussano, R. Phalkey. Artesunate and Amodiaquine for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Falciparum Malaria: An inventory of Clinical Studies and a Systematic Review of Safety and Efficacy Data  (2006) (A Report for the UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR).

Souares A, Lalou R, Sene I, Sow D, Le Hesran JY. Knowledge and practices among the health workers from the Thies region with regard to new malaria treatment policies. Sante publique, 2006, 2: 299-310.

Yé Y, Hoshen M, Louis V, Simboro S, Traore I, Sauerborn R. Housing conditions and Plasmodium falciparum infection: protective effect of iron-sheet roofed houses. Malar J. 2006, 1;5(1):8

2005

Louis VR, Russek-Cohen E, O’Brien SJ, Pearson AD, and R.R. Colwell.  Ecological modeling of Campylobacter cases in England and Wales (1990-1999).  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2005, 71(1):85-92.

Souares A, Chippaux JP, Le Hesran JY. Improvement of care offer: impact on the health centre activity in rural area Senegal. Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique, 2005, 53: 143-51.

2003

Louis VR, Russek-Cohen E, Choopun N, Rivera ING, Gangle B, Jiang SC, Rubin A, Russek-Cohen E, Patz E, Huq A, and Colwell RR. Predictability of Vibrio cholerae in Chesapeake Bay. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 2003, 69(5):2773-2785 (Publication highlighted in “ASM News”)

2001

Adjei, S; Cofie, P; Addo, D.B.; Essegbey, I.T, Vordzorgbey, Esther and Larbi, E. (2001) A study on information and communication needs and use of research information in health policy decisions in Ghana. (Published as Learning briefs, also in COHRED Newsletter issue 28, April –June 2002).

2000

Vlassoff, Carol, Weiss, M, Ovuga, E.B.L.; Eneanya, Christine; Nwel,P. Titi, Babalola, S. S; Awedoba, AK; Theophilus, B; Cofie, P; Shetabi, P. (2000) Gender and stigma of onchocercal skin Disease in Africa. Soc Sci Med, 50 (10): 1353-68.

1998

Cofie, P (1998) Promoting Gender Equity in Health: a framework for action. MoH, Ghana. (A policy document produced for the Ministry of Health- Ghana).

1994

Adjei, S; Cofie, P and Senah, K (1994) Study on implication of using Community Health Workers in Distributing Drugs in Ghana (Published as part of monograph at University of Amsterdam).