Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, MD

Assistant Professor, Global Health
Kojo Yeboah-Antwi
(617) 414-1275kyantwi@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – CT362
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Biography

Kojo is a public health specialist and a researcher and has over 15 years experience in managing health systems, program and project implementation, research for development, and policy and strategy development and implementation. Before he joined CIH in July, he was the Malaria Consortium (MC) West Africa Officer and coordinated the MC’s activities in West Africa in technical areas of policy and strategy development and monitoring and evaluation; and working with National Malaria Control Programs and their partners in the sub-region in implementing malaria control activities by identifying gaps and working with local, national, regional and international agencies to achieve outcomes related to relieving the burden of malaria. He supported the development of RBM West Africa Network (WARN) and the West Africa Network on Monitoring Anti-malarial Treatment (WANMAT). Prior to his work with the Malaria Consortium, Kojo served as the Ag. Director of the Kintampo Health Research providing technical support to Ministry of Health programs. He participated in discussions to identify and develop research priorities for the Ministry and also in program evaluations. He served as PI on number of research projects, and served as a member of WHO/TDR Task Force on home management of malaria. From 1989 to 1998 Dr Yeboah-Antwi was the District Director of Health Services in Wenchi in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana. He was responsible for managing the district health services to ensure the delivery of cost-effective and efficient quality health services in the district.

Education

  • University of Ghana Medical School , MBBChB
  • Royal Tropical Institute , MPH

Classes Taught

  • SPHIH805

Publications

  • Published on 4/10/2014

    Sakeah E, Doctor HV, McCloskey L, Bernstein J, Yeboah-Antwi K, Mills S. Using the community-based health planning and services program to promote skilled delivery in rural Ghana: socio-demographic factors that influence women utilization of skilled attendants at birth in Northern Ghana. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:344.

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  • Published on 4/8/2014

    Lunze K, Yeboah-Antwi K, Marsh DR, Kafwanda SN, Musso A, Semrau K, Waltensperger KZ, Hamer DH. Prevention and management of neonatal hypothermia in rural zambia. PLoS One. 2014; 9(4):e92006.

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  • Published on 1/9/2014

    Wylie BJ, Coull BA, Hamer DH, Singh MP, Jack D, Yeboah-Antwi K, Sabin L, Singh N, Macleod WB. Impact of biomass fuels on pregnancy outcomes in central East India. Environ Health. 2014; 13(1):1.

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  • Published on 11/1/2012

    Seidenberg PD, Hamer DH, Iyer H, Pilingana P, Siazeele K, Hamainza B, MacLeod WB, Yeboah-Antwi K. Impact of integrated community case management on health-seeking behavior in rural Zambia. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov; 87(5 Suppl):105-10.

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  • Published on 11/1/2012

    Guenther T, Sadruddin S, Chimuna T, Sichamba B, Yeboah-Antwi K, Diakite B, Modibo B, Swedberg E, Marsh DR. Beyond distance: an approach to measure effective access to case management for sick children in Africa. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2012 Nov; 87(5 Suppl):77-84.

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  • Published on 3/1/2012

    Hamer DH, Brooks ET, Semrau K, Pilingana P, MacLeod WB, Siazeele K, Sabin LL, Thea DM, Yeboah-Antwi K. Quality and safety of integrated community case management of malaria using rapid diagnostic tests and pneumonia by community health workers. Pathog Glob Health. 2012 Mar; 106(1):32-9.

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  • Published on 9/21/2010

    Yeboah-Antwi K, Pilingana P, Macleod WB, Semrau K, Siazeele K, Kalesha P, Hamainza B, Seidenberg P, Mazimba A, Sabin L, Kamholz K, Thea DM, Hamer DH. Community case management of fever due to malaria and pneumonia in children under five in Zambia: a cluster randomized controlled trial. PLoS Med. 2010 Sep; 7(9):e1000340.

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  • Published on 9/17/2010

    Wylie BJ, Hashmi AH, Singh N, Singh MP, Tuchman J, Hussain M, Sabin L, Yeboah-Antwi K, Banerjee C, Brooks MI, Desai M, Udhayakumar V, Macleod WB, Dash AP, Hamer DH. Availability and utilization of malaria prevention strategies in pregnancy in eastern India. BMC Public Health. 2010; 10:557.

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  • Published on 6/1/2010

    Sabin LL, Rizal A, Brooks MI, Singh MP, Tuchman J, Wylie BJ, Joyce KM, Yeboah-Antwi K, Singh N, Hamer DH. Attitudes, knowledge, and practices regarding malaria prevention and treatment among pregnant women in Eastern India. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2010 Jun; 82(6):1010-6.

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  • Published on 9/3/2009

    Hamer DH, Singh MP, Wylie BJ, Yeboah-Antwi K, Tuchman J, Desai M, Udhayakumar V, Gupta P, Brooks MI, Shukla MM, Awasthy K, Sabin L, MacLeod WB, Dash AP, Singh N. Burden of malaria in pregnancy in Jharkhand State, India. Malar J. 2009; 8:210.

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