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Frederick Armah   Dr.  University Lecturer 
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Frederick Armah published an article in October 2018.
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Isaac N. Luginaah

56 shared publications

Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Gordon McBean

35 shared publications

The University of Western Ontario

Genesis T. Yengoh

22 shared publications

Centre For Sustainability Studies, Lund University – LUCSUS, Lund, Sweden

Reginald Quansah

22 shared publications

Biological, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 25 Legon, Accra 233, Ghana;;; Department of Immunology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, Coll

Sheila A. Boamah

15 shared publications

Faculty of Nursing; University of Windsor; ON Canada

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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Ghanaians Might Be at Risk of Excess Dietary Intake of Potassium Based on Food Supply Data David Oscar Yawson, Michael Osei Adu, Benjamin Ason, Frederi... Published: 17 October 2018
Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, doi: 10.1155/2018/5989307
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has highlighted the beneficial role of adequate intake of potassium (K) in combating the global burden of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), mainly hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. Diets are the main source of K supply to humans and can contribute to both K deficiency (hypokalemia) and excess (hyperkalemia). While global attention is currently devoted to K deficiency, K excess can be even more dangerous and deserves equal attention. The objectives of this paper were to (i) estimate the K intake of Ghanaian population using food supply and food composition data and (ii) compare this estimate with the WHO-recommended requirement for K in order to assess if there is a risk of inadequate or excess K intake. Food supply data (1961–2011) were obtained from the Food Balance Sheet (FBS) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to derive trends in food and K supply. The average food supply in the FBS for 2010 and 2011 was used in assessing the risk of inadequate or excess dietary intake of K. The K content of the food items was obtained from food composition databases. Based on 2010-2011 average data, the K supply per capita per day was approximately 9,086 mg, about 2.6-fold larger than the WHO-recommended level (3,510 mg). The assessment suggests a potentially large risk of excess dietary K supply at both individual and population levels. The results suggest the need for assessing options for managing K excess as part of food security and public health strategies. The results further underscore a need for assessment of the K status of staple food crops and mixed diets, as well as K management in food crop production systems in Ghana.
Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Evaluating the complex interactions between malaria and cholera prevalence, neglected tropical disease comorbidities, an... Sheila A. Boamah, Frederick Ato Armah, Isaac Luginaah, Herbe... Published: 07 July 2017
Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, doi: 10.1080/10911359.2017.1336961
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Article 0 Reads 6 Citations Effectiveness of interventions to reduce household air pollution and/or improve health in homes using solid fuel in low-... Reginald Quansah, Sean Semple, Caroline A. Ochieng, Sanjar J... Published: 01 June 2017
Environment International, doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.03.010
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Modelling spatio-temporal heterogeneities in groundwater quality in Ghana: a multivariate chemometric approach Frederick Ato Armah, Arnold Paintsil, David Oscar Yawson, Mi... Published: 26 May 2017
Journal of Water and Health, doi: 10.2166/wh.2017.244
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Article 1 Read 0 Citations Assessment of the Transesterification Stage of Biodiesel Production II: Optimisation of Process Variables Using a Box-Be... Arnold Paintsil, Frederick Ato Armah, Ernest Kwesi Yanful Published: 03 March 2017
Waste and Biomass Valorization, doi: 10.1007/s12649-017-9860-x
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations The unusual suspects? Perception of underlying causes of anthropogenic climate change in coastal communities in Cambodia... Frederick Ato Armah, Genesis T. Yengoh, Mengieng Ung, Isaac ... Published: 23 February 2017
Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, doi: 10.1080/09640568.2017.1281797
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