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RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Migration, the Family and Child Care
2. Social Capital and Care for Children with Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)
3. Child Care, Child Health and Nutritional Status in Urban Settings


PUBLICATIONS

(a) Journals

1. Ocansey, R., R. Aryeetey, S. Sofo, D.M. Badasu, P. Pambo, and V. K. Nyawornota. Results from Ghana‟s 2014 Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. Journal of Physical Activity and Health.11(Supp.1), S58- S62. 2014.

2. Mba, C.J. and D. M. Badasu. Deprivations among Children in Ghana: Evidence from the 2006 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey. The Social Sciences 5(5): 440- 445, 2010.

3. Dake, F.A.A., E.O. Tawiah and D.M. Badasu. Sociodemographic Correlates of Obesity Among Ghanaian Women. Public Health Nutrition. Pp. 1- 7. 2010.

4. Delali M. Badasu. Beyond Equity and Equality: Voices of Fear About Gender Advocacy in Ghana. In A. Adomako Ampofo and M.E. Kropp Dakubu (Eds.) Knowledge Transmission in Ghana: Alternative Perspectives. Institute of African Studies Research Review Supplement 19, 2009.

5. Delali M. Badasu. Implementation of Ghana‟s Health User Fee Policy and the Exemption of the Poor: Problems and Prospects. In U. Isiugo-Abanihe and E. Ngwe (eds.) Population and Poverty in Ghana. African Population Studies, Supplement A to Volume 19: 285-302. Dakar: Union for African Population Studies (UAPS), 2004.

6. Delali M. Badasu. “Child Care Among Ewe Migrants in Accra: Cases of Crisis”. Institute of African Studies Research Review, Supplement No. 16: 17-37, 2004.

7. Delali M. Badasu Policy Implications of the Variations in Ghana‟s Fertility Transition. Institute of African Studies Research Review, Volume 19 (1): 1-13, 2003.

8. Delali M. Badasu. The Demographic Transition of Ghana. Oguaa Social Science Journal Volume 3: 125- 154, June 2002.

9. Delali M. Badasu. Public versus Private Resources for Management of Childbirth and Care. Institute of African Studies Research Review, Volume 17(2): 45-61, 2001.

10. Delali M. Badasu. Regional Disparities in Ghana‟s Fertility Transition. Bulletin of the Ghana Geographical Association Number 22:101-112, July 2000.

11. Awusabo-Asare, A.M.Abane, J.K. Anarfi and Delali M. Badasu. „All Die be Die‟: Obstacles to Change in the Face of HIV Infection in Ghana. Health Transition Review, pp.125-131, 1999.

(b) Books

Reports on the 2010 Ghana Population and Housing Census for Ghana Statistical Service and United Nations Population Fund:

1. Ghana Statistical Service (2013). The Elderly in Ghana. 2010 Ghana Population and Housing Census. Accra: Ghana Statistical Service.

2. Ghana Statistical Service (2013). Regional Analytical Report: Eastern Region. Accra: Ghana Statistical Service.

(c) Book Chapters

1. Delali M. Badasu Child Care: National and Global Goals. In C. Oppong, D. Badasu and K. Waerness Child Care in a Globalizing World: Perspectives from Ghana. Bergen: BRIC. 2012.

2. Delali M. Badasu. Child care among Ewe Migrants in the City of Accra: Cases of Crises. In C. Oppong, D. Badasu and K. Waerness Child Care in a Globalizing World: Perspectives from Ghana. Bergen: BRIC. 2012.

3. Delali M. Badasu. Maternal Education, Child Care and Wellbeing Among Accra Migrants. In C. Oppong, D. Badasu and K. Waerness Child Care in a Globalizing World: Perspectives from Ghana. Bergen: BRIC. 2012.

4. Delali M. Badasu. Care for Seriously Sick Children at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. In C. Oppong, P. Antwi and K. Waerness (eds.) Care of the Seriously Sick and Dying: Perspectives from Ghana. Bergen: BRIC. 2009.

5. Badasu, D.M., S.N.A. Codjoe and F. Frimpong Ainguah. “Child Care Strategies Among Young Migrants At Destination Areas”. In J.K. Anarfi and S.O. Kwankye (eds.) Independent Child Migration in Ghana. Accra: Sundel Services. 2009.

6. Frimpong Ainguah, F. Delali M. Badasu, M, S.N.A. Codjoe. North-South Independent Child Migration in Ghana: The Push and Pull Factors. In J.K. Anarfi and S.O. Kwankye (eds.) Independent Child Migration in Ghana. Accra: Sundel Services. 2009.

Technical Volume and Monograph

1. Awumbila, M., O. Alhassan, D.M. Badasu, T. Bosiako Antwi and E. Tetteh. Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Migration in Ghana, with Technical Papers, No. 3, Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana. 2011.

2. Delali M. Deh. Population Distribution in Ghana. Population Change in Africa: Selected Essays. African Population Dynamics. RIPS Monograph Series #3, pp. 24-52, 1989.

(d) Technical Reports
1. Delali M. Badasu with Aaron Abuosi and ben Kwansa “Review Of Ghana‟s Health Policies and Programmes On Maternal, Newborn And Child Health For World Vision, Ghana‟s Child Health Now (CHN) Campaign”, Submitted to World Vision International, 2013.

2. Kwankye, S., D.M. Badasu and A. Owusu “Barriers to Condom Use in Ghana”. Report submitted to Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), 2011.

3. Delali M. Badasu, S.N.A. Codjoe, F. Dodoo, P. Nyarko, S. Kwankye and C. Mba, F. Frimpong “Vendors With No Fixed Location In G hana: Sexual And Reproductive Health Implications, A Qualitative Research Report”, submitted to the Appui Integres le Renforcement des Equipes Scientifique (AIRE-SUD), France 2010.

4. Mba, C., S.O. Kwankye, C. Ahiadeke, D.M. Badasu and J.K. Anarfi “Child Poverty and Disparities in Ghana”. Report submitted to UNICEF, as part of UNICEF funded project in 40 countries, including Ghana. 2009.

5. Yeboah, I., F. Dodoo, S.O. Kwankye, P. Nyarko, D.M. Badasu and C. Biavashi “Development on the Move: Measuring and Assessing the Economic and Social Impacts of Migration on Ghana”. Report submitted to Global Development Network (GDN) and Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), as part of research project in six countries, including Ghana 2009.

6. Benneh, G., K. Awusabo-Asare, A.M. Abane, S.B. Kendie and D.M. Badasu “Population, Poverty and Environmental Degradation in the Western Region of Ghana.” Report submitted to the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, New York, 1998.

7. Awusabo-Asare, K, A.M. Abane and D.M. Badasu “Adolescent Reproductive Health Among Students in the Central Region of Ghana.” Findings discussed with students at seminars held in six of the schools which participated in the survey on which this report was written, 1998.

8. Awusabo-Asare, K., A.M. Abane and D.M. Badasu “Population and Reproductive Health in Abrehyia and Eguafo.” Report submitted to YWCA, Accra, for Save the Children, UK, 1998.