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  • Prof. Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Provost of College of Humanities (5th from right) and Harvard School of Public Health Team
  • Prof. Codjoe - Director of RIPS (right) and Canadian High Commissioner
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  • Prof. Codjoe (3rd from left) Director of RIPS/President of Union for Africa Population Studies and Council Members
  • Prof. Codjoe (right) President of Union for African Population Studies and Anastasia Gage (left) President of International Union for the Scientific Study of Population
  • 2017 Pre COP Climate Festival
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  • Prof. Samuel Agyei-Mensah, Provost of College of Humanities interacting with trainees at the Willows Impact Evaluation Baseline Survey Training
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.