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Mr Alfred Kwesi Manyeh

TitleSenior Health Research Scientist
InstitutionDodowa Health Research
DepartmentDodowa Health Research
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    Alfred Kwesi Manyeh (HND, BSc, MSc) is a Public Health Specialist (Epidemiologist, Biostatistician and Implementation Scientist) by training and a Research Fellow in the University ofHealth and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana.
    Alfred's research interests include the broader areas of applied biostatistics, epidemiology and implementation science, (particularly quality improvement, large-scale surveys, longitudinal relational data analysis and implementation research). He has a particular interest in maternal and child health and neglected tropical diseases in sub-Saharan Africa.
    He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research at national and international conferences.
    Alfred held high-level managerial positions in research organizations in which he coordinated and supervised all aspects of the research process from proposal writing, developing data collection tools, data collection, data management, analysis and report writing, as well as final dissemination of results to stakeholders and partners.
    His vision is to design and conduct policy-relevant public health and implementation research, in an ethical manner, in partnership with communities and other stakeholders to make substantial contributions to improving community health and well-being of the rural poor in sub-Saharan Africa.
    He is a TDR PhD Fellow at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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    1. Manyeh AK, Amu A, Akpakli DE, Williams JE, Gyapong M. Estimating the rate and determinants of exclusive breastfeeding practices among rural mothers in Southern Ghana. Int Breastfeed J. 2020 Feb 07; 15(1):7. PMID: 32033567.
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    2. Manyeh AK, Amu A, Williams J, Gyapong M. Factors associated with the timing of antenatal clinic attendance among first-time mothers in rural southern Ghana. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2020 Jan 20; 20(1):47. PMID: 31959137.
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    3. Manyeh AK, Ibisomi L, Baiden F, Chirwa T, Ramaswamy R. Using intervention mapping to design and implement quality improvement strategies towards elimination of lymphatic filariasis in Northern Ghana. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 03; 13(3):e0007267. PMID: 30908495.
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    4. Manyeh AK, Amu A, Akpakli DE, Williams J, Gyapong M. Correction to: Socioeconomic and demographic factors associated with caesarean section delivery in Southern Ghana: evidence from INDEPTH Network member site. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 01 08; 19(1):13. PMID: 30621607.
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    5. Manyeh AK, Nathan R, Nelson G. Maternal mortality in Ifakara Health and Demographic Surveillance System: Spatial patterns, trends and risk factors, 2006 - 2010. PLoS One. 2018; 13(10):e0205370. PMID: 30346950.
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    6. Manyeh AK, Amu A, Akpakli DE, Williams J, Gyapong M. Socioeconomic and demographic factors associated with caesarean section delivery in Southern Ghana: evidence from INDEPTH Network member site. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2018 Oct 16; 18(1):405. PMID: 30326869.
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    7. Akpakli DE, Manyeh AK, Akpakli JK, Kukula V, Gyapong M. Determinants of access to improved sanitation facilities in rural districts of southern Ghana: evidence from Dodowa Health and Demographic Surveillance Site. BMC Res Notes. 2018 Jul 13; 11(1):473. PMID: 30005694.
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    8. Manyeh AK, Akpakli DE, Kukula V, Ekey RA, Narh-Bana S, Adjei A, Gyapong M. Socio-demographic determinants of skilled birth attendant at delivery in rural southern Ghana. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jul 11; 10(1):268. PMID: 28693617.
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    9. Manyeh AK, Kukula V, Odonkor G, Ekey RA, Adjei A, Narh-Bana S, Akpakli DE, Gyapong M. Socioeconomic and demographic determinants of birth weight in southern rural Ghana: evidence from Dodowa Health and Demographic Surveillance System. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016 07 15; 16(1):160. PMID: 27417308.
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    10. Awini E, Sarpong D, Adjei A, Manyeh AK, Amu A, Akweongo P, Adongo P, Kukula V, Odonkor G, Narh S, Gyapong M. Estimating cause of adult (15+ years) death using InterVA-4 in a rural district of southern Ghana. Glob Health Action. 2014; 7:25543. PMID: 25377337.
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    11. Streatfield PK, Khan WA, Bhuiya A, Hanifi SM, Alam N, Diboulo E, Niamba L, Sié A, Lankoandé B, Millogo R, Soura AB, Bonfoh B, Kone S, Ngoran EK, Utzinger J, Ashebir Y, Melaku YA, Weldearegawi B, Gomez P, Jasseh M, Azongo D, Oduro A, Wak G, Wontuo P, Attaa-Pomaa M, Gyapong M, Manyeh AK, Kant S, Misra P, Rai SK, Juvekar S, Patil R, Wahab A, Wilopo S, Bauni E, Mochamah G, Ndila C, Williams TN, Khaggayi C, Nyaguara A, Obor D, Odhiambo FO, Ezeh A, Oti S, Wamukoya M, Chihana M, Crampin A, Collinson MA, Kabudula CW, Wagner R, Herbst K, Mossong J, Emina JB, Sankoh OA, Byass P. Mortality from external causes in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites. Glob Health Action. 2014; 7:25366. PMID: 25377327.
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    12. Smith Paintain L, Awini E, Addei S, Kukula V, Nikoi C, Sarpong D, Kwesi Manyei A, Yayemain D, Rusamira E, Agborson J, Baffoe-Wilmot A, Bart-Plange C, Chatterjee A, Gyapong M, Mangham-Jefferies L. Evaluation of a universal long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) distribution campaign in Ghana: cost effectiveness of distribution and hang-up activities. Malar J. 2014 Feb 28; 13:71. PMID: 24581249.
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    13. Gyapong M, Sarpong D, Awini E, Manyeh AK, Tei D, Odonkor G, Agyepong IA, Mattah P, Wontuo P, Attaa-Pomaa M, Gyapong JO, Binka FN. Profile: the Dodowa HDSS. Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Dec; 42(6):1686-96. PMID: 24415607.
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