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    1. Ndong IC, Okyere D, Enos JY, Amambua-Ngwa A, Merle CSC, Nyarko A, Koram KA, Ahorlu CS. Challenges and perceptions of implementing mass testing, treatment and tracking in malaria control: a qualitative study in Pakro sub-district of Ghana. BMC Public Health. 2019 Jun 06; 19(1):695. PMID: 31170964.
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    2. de Souza DK, Otchere J, Ahorlu CS, Adu-Amankwah S, Larbi IA, Dumashie E, McCarthy FA, King SA, Otoo S, Osabutey D, Osei JHN, Sedzro KM, Asiedu O, Dadzie SK, Ayi I, Marfo B, Biritwum NK, Boakye DA. Low Microfilaremia Levels in Three Districts in Coastal Ghana with at Least 16 Years of Mass Drug Administration and Persistent Transmission of Lymphatic Filariasis. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2018 Sep 26; 3(4). PMID: 30274501.
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    3. Ahorlu CSK, Okyere D, Ampadu E. Implementing active community-based surveillance-response system for Buruli ulcer early case detection and management in Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 09; 12(9):e0006776. PMID: 30208037.
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    4. de Souza DK, Ahorlu CS, Adu-Amankwah S, Otchere J, Mensah SK, Larbi IA, Mensah GE, Biritwum NK, Boakye DA. Community-based trial of annual versus biannual single-dose ivermectin plus albendazole against Wuchereria bancrofti infection in human and mosquito populations: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial. Trials. 2017 Oct 02; 18(1):448. PMID: 28969715.
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    5. Kanamitie JN, Ahorlu CS, Otchere J, Aboagye-Antwi F, Kwansa-Bentum B, Boakye DA, Biritwum NK, Wilson MD, de Souza DK. Twelve-month longitudinal parasitological assessment of lymphatic filariasis-positive individuals: impact of a biannual treatment with ivermectin and albendazole. Trop Med Int Health. 2017 11; 22(11):1451-1456. PMID: 28891597.
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    6. Yukich JO, Briët OJT, Ahorlu CK, Nardini P, Keating J. Willingness to pay for small solar powered bed net fans: results of a Becker-DeGroot-Marschak auction in Ghana. Malar J. 2017 08 07; 16(1):316. PMID: 28784127.
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    7. Pfeiffer C, Ahorlu CK, Alba S, Obrist B. Understanding resilience of female adolescents towards teenage pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Reprod Health. 2017 Jun 26; 14(1):77. PMID: 28651643.
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    8. de Souza DK, Owusu IO, Otchere J, Adimazoya M, Frempong K, Ahorlu CS, Boakye DA, Wilson MD. An evaluation of Wb123 antibody elisa in individuals treated with ivermectin and albendazole, and implementation challenges in Africa. Pan Afr Med J. 2017; 27:65. PMID: 28819487.
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    9. Adzika VA, Glozah FN, Ayim-Aboagye D, Ahorlu CS. Socio-demographic characteristics and psychosocial consequences of sickle cell disease: the case of patients in a public hospital in Ghana. J Health Popul Nutr. 2017 01 31; 36(1):4. PMID: 28143586.
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    10. Briët OJ, Yukich JO, Pfeiffer C, Miller W, Jaeger MS, Khanna N, Oppong S, Nardini P, Ahorlu CK, Keating J. The effect of small solar powered 'B?k??' net fans on mosquito net use: results from a randomized controlled cross-over trial in southern Ghana. Malar J. 2017 01 03; 16(1):12. PMID: 28049477.
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    11. Jaeger MS, Briët OJ, Keating J, Ahorlu CK, Yukich JO, Oppong S, Nardini P, Pfeiffer C. Perceptions on the effect of small electric fans on comfort inside bed nets in southern Ghana: a qualitative study. Malar J. 2016 Dec 01; 15(1):580. PMID: 27905928.
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    12. Gyan SE, Ahorlu C, Dzorgbo DS, Fayorsey CK. SOCIAL CAPITAL AND ADOLESCENT GIRLS' RESILIENCE TO TEENAGE PREGNANCY IN BEGORO, GHANA. J Biosoc Sci. 2017 05; 49(3):334-347. PMID: 27644124.
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    13. Asante-Poku A, Otchere ID, Osei-Wusu S, Sarpong E, Baddoo A, Forson A, Laryea C, Borrell S, Bonsu F, Hattendorf J, Ahorlu C, Koram KA, Gagneux S, Yeboah-Manu D. Molecular epidemiology of Mycobacterium africanum in Ghana. BMC Infect Dis. 2016 08 09; 16:385. PMID: 27506391.
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    14. Koka E, Yeboah-Manu D, Okyere D, Adongo PB, Ahorlu CK. Cultural Understanding of Wounds, Buruli Ulcers and Their Management at the Obom Sub-district of the Ga South Municipality of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 07; 10(7):e0004825. PMID: 27438292.
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    15. de Souza DK, Yirenkyi E, Otchere J, Biritwum NK, Ameme DK, Sackey S, Ahorlu C, Wilson MD. Assessing Lymphatic Filariasis Data Quality in Endemic Communities in Ghana, Using the Neglected Tropical Diseases Data Quality Assessment Tool for Preventive Chemotherapy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Mar; 10(3):e0004590. PMID: 27028010.
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    16. Ahorlu CK, Pfeiffer C, Obrist B. Socio-cultural and economic factors influencing adolescents' resilience against the threat of teenage pregnancy: a cross-sectional survey in Accra, Ghana. Reprod Health. 2015 Dec 23; 12:117. PMID: 26700638.
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    17. Aboagye-Antwi F, Kwansa-Bentum B, Dadzie SK, Ahorlu CK, Appawu MA, Gyapong J, Wilson MD, Boakye DA. Transmission indices and microfilariae prevalence in human population prior to mass drug administration with ivermectin and albendazole in the Gomoa District of Ghana. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Oct 26; 8:562. PMID: 26503363.
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    18. Egbi G, Ayi I, Saalia FK, Zotor F, Adom T, Harrison E, Ahorlu CK, Steiner-Asiedu M. Impact of Cowpea-Based Food Containing Fish Meal Served With Vitamin C-Rich Drink on Iron Stores and Hemoglobin Concentrations in Ghanaian Schoolchildren in a Malaria Endemic Area. Food Nutr Bull. 2015 Sep; 36(3):264-75. PMID: 26385950.
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    19. Pfeiffer C, Kleeb M, Mbelwa A, Ahorlu C. The use of social media among adolescents in Dar es Salaam and Mtwara, Tanzania. Reprod Health Matters. 2014 May; 22(43):178-86. PMID: 24908469.
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    20. Ahorlu CK, Koka E, Yeboah-Manu D, Lamptey I, Ampadu E. Enhancing Buruli ulcer control in Ghana through social interventions: a case study from the Obom sub-district. BMC Public Health. 2013 Jan 22; 13:59. PMID: 23339623.
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    21. Yeboah-Manu D, Röltgen K, Opare W, Asan-Ampah K, Quenin-Fosu K, Asante-Poku A, Ampadu E, Fyfe J, Koram K, Ahorlu C, Pluschke G. Sero-epidemiology as a tool to screen populations for exposure to Mycobacterium ulcerans. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Jan; 6(1):e1460. PMID: 22253937.
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    22. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Seake-Kwawu A, Weiss MG. Two-year evaluation of Intermittent Preventive Treatment for Children (IPTc) combined with timely home treatment for malaria control in Ghana. Malar J. 2011 May 15; 10:127. PMID: 21569634.
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    23. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Seakey AK, Weiss MG. Effectiveness of combined intermittent preventive treatment for children and timely home treatment for malaria control. Malar J. 2009 Dec 11; 8:292. PMID: 20003357.
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    24. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Weiss MG. Children, Pregnant Women and the Culture of Malaria in Two Rural Communities of Ghana. Anthropol Med. 2007 Aug; 14(2):167-81. PMID: 27268391.
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    25. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Ahorlu C, de Savigny D, Weiss MG. Socio-cultural determinants of treatment delay for childhood malaria in southern Ghana. Trop Med Int Health. 2006 Jul; 11(7):1022-31. PMID: 16827703.
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    26. Ahorlu CK, Koram KA, Ahorlu C, de Savigny D, Weiss MG. Community concepts of malaria-related illness with and without convulsions in southern Ghana. Malar J. 2005 Sep 27; 4:47. PMID: 16188023.
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    27. Ahorlu CK, Dunyo SK, Asamoah G, Simonsen PE. Consequences of hydrocele and the benefits of hydrocelectomy: a qualitative study in lymphatic filariasis endemic communities on the coast of Ghana. Acta Trop. 2001 Dec 21; 80(3):215-21. PMID: 11700178.
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    28. Dunyo SK, Afari EA, Koram KA, Ahorlu CK, Abubakar I, Nkrumah FK. Health centre versus home presumptive diagnosis of malaria in southern Ghana: implications for home-based care policy. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2000 May-Jun; 94(3):285-8. PMID: 10975000.
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    29. Ahorlu CK, Dunyo SK, Koram KA, Nkrumah FK, Aagaard-Hansen J, Simonsen PE. Lymphatic filariasis related perceptions and practices on the coast of Ghana: implications for prevention and control. Acta Trop. 1999 Oct 15; 73(3):251-61. PMID: 10546843.
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    30. Aryeetey ME, Aholu C, Wagatsuma Y, Bentil G, Nkrumah FK, Kojima S. Health education and community participation in the control of urinary schistosomiasis in Ghana. East Afr Med J. 1999 Jun; 76(6):324-9. PMID: 10750519.
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    31. Dzodzomenyo M, Dunyo SK, Ahorlu CK, Coker WZ, Appawu MA, Pedersen EM, Simonsen PE. Bancroftian filariasis in an irrigation project community in southern Ghana. Trop Med Int Health. 1999 Jan; 4(1):13-8. PMID: 10203168.
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    32. Dunyo SK, Nkrumah FK, Ahorlu CK, Simonsen PE. Exfoliative skin manifestations in acute lymphatic filariasis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1998 Sep-Oct; 92(5):539-40. PMID: 9861373.
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    33. Dunyo SK, Ahorlu CK, Simonsen PE. Scarification as a risk factor for rapid progression of filarial elephantiasis. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 1997 Jul-Aug; 91(4):446. PMID: 9373650.
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    34. Ahorlu CK, Dunyo SK, Afari EA, Koram KA, Nkrumah FK. Malaria-related beliefs and behaviour in southern Ghana: implications for treatment, prevention and control. Trop Med Int Health. 1997 May; 2(5):488-99. PMID: 9217705.
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