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  • MAVC Inaugural Workshop - 11 August 2016
  • President Kufour visit to RIPS
  • Prof Codjoe honours Prof Aryeetey at the 5th Climate Change Conference
  • 5th Climate Change Conference Participants
  • Invited Guests of Honour at the 5th Climate Change Conference
  • Prof Aryeetey & Her Excellency Mad. Nezha Alaoui M, Hammdi
  • 5th Climate Change Conference Group Photo
  • Weather Station Equipment Setup
  • Suhum Senior High Secondary visit to RIPS
  • Prof. Aikins induction as Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences
George Pokoanti Wak
Research Area: Maternal Migration and Under-five Mortality in Northern Ghana

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Wak, G., Williams, J., Oduro, A., Maure, C., Zuber, P., Black, S. (2015). The Safety of PsA-TT in Pregnancy: an Assessment performed within the Navrongo Health and Demographic Surveillance Site in Ghana. Journal of Clinical Infectious Disease,61(5),489-492.
  2. Bawah, A., Welaga, P., Azongo, D., Wak, G., Phillips, J., & Oduro, A. (2014). Road traffic fatalities-a neglected epidemic in rural northern Ghana: evidence from the Navrongo demographic surveillance system. Injury Epidemiology,1,22.
  3. Streatfield, P.K., Khan, W.A., Bhuiya, A., Hanifi, S.M., Alam, N., Diboulo, E., Niamba, L., Sié, A., Lankoandé, B., Millogo, R., Soura, A.B., Bonfo,h B., Kone, S., Ngoran, E.K., Utzinger, J., Ashebir, Y., Melaku, Y.A., Weldearegawi, B., Gomez, P., Jasseh, M., Azongo, D., Oduro, A., Wak, G., Wontuo, P., Attaa-Pomaa, M., Gyapong, M., Manyeh, A.K., Kant, S., Misra, P., Rai, S.K., Juvekar, S., Patil, R., Waha,b A., Wilopo, S., Bauni, E., Mochamah, G., Ndila, C., Williams, T.N., Khaggayi, C., Nyaguara, A., Obor, D., Odhiambo, F.O., Ezeh, A., Oti, S., Wamukoya, M., Chihana, M., Crampin, A., Collinson, M.A., Kabudula, C.W., Wagner, R., Herbst, K., Mossong, J., Emina, J.B., Sankoh, O.A., & Byass, P. (2014). Mortality from external causes in Africa and Asia: evidence from INDEPTH Health and Demographic Surveillance System Sites. Global Health Action, 7,25366.
  4. Oduro, A.R., Wak, G., Azongo, D., Debpuur, C., Wontuo, P., Kondayire, F., Welaga, P.,
    Bawah, A., Nazzar, A., Williams, J., Hodgson, A. & Binka, F. (2012). Profile of the Navrongo Health and Demographic Surveillance System. International Journal of
    Epidemiology, 41: 968-976.
  5. Azongo, D.K., Awine, T., Wak, G., Binka, F.N., Oduro, A.R. (2012). A time series analysis of weather variability and all-cause mortality in the Kasena-Nankana Districts of Northern Ghana, 1995-2010. Glob Health Action, 5,14-22.
  6. Khagayi S., Wak G., Hodgson A., Debpuur, C. (2011). Socioeconomic status and elderly adult mortality in rural Ghana: evidence from the Navrongo DSS. African Population Studies, 25(1), 1-16.
  7. Debpuur, C., Welaga, P., Wak, G., & Hodgson, A. (2010). Self-reported health and functional limitations among older people in the Kassena-Nankana District, Ghana. Global Health Action, 2, 54-63.
  8. Adjuik, M., Kanyomse, E., Kondayire, F., Wak, G., & Hodgson, A. (2010). Clustering of under-five mortality in the Kassena-Nankana District of Northern Ghana. Global Health Action, 1, 15-25.
  9. Mills, S., Williams, J., Wak, G., Hodgson, A. (2007). Maternal mortality in the Kassena-Nanakan district of Northern Ghana. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 12 (5), 577-585.