Ghana Health Service, Ghana

Healthcare-Associated Infections in Ghana

Healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) comprise one of the most common, significant and preventable patient safety issue worldwide. The challenge of HCAIs in Ghana and other developing countries is estimated to be high but scarcely addressed. We p ... Midterm report 2018: Within the HAI-Ghana project framework, the first national multi-center point prevalence survey was published in 2018 and found an overall rate of hospital acquired infections at 8.2%. The survey further documented broad ...

Functional Immuno-genetic Correlates of Immunity to Malaria

This project will define immune-genetic correlates of malaria immunity and strengthen research capacity through: 1. Identification of immuno-genetic determinants of immunity to malaria: Malaria immunity has been associated with antibody titres ... Midterm report: The field work has been completed and prevalence of asymptomatic malaria parasitaemia among children (aged 0.5-12 yrs) in the study community was 7% during the dry season. After the 50-week longitudinal follow up, with both ac ...