Dr. (Mrs.) Sandra Abankwa Kwarteng


Dept: Theoretical and Applied Biology
Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology
Faculty of Biosciences
College of Science

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Dr Abankwa Kwarteng is a versatile, assiduous and determined scientist specialised in Medical Entomology. Currently, my primary area of interest ...~more


    1. Abankwa Kwarteng, S., (2021). Mosquitoes Small Bite Big Threat. Everyday Science for Schools Magazine. 8(2), p 43.
    2. Akuamoah-Boateng, Y., Brenyah, R. C., Abankwa Kwarteng, S., Obuam, P., Owusu-Frimpong, I., Agyapong, A. K., & Badu, K. (2021). Malaria Transmission, Vector Diversity, and Insecticide Resistance at a Peri-Urban Site in the Forest Zone of Ghana.  Trop. Dis. 2: 739771. doi: 10.3389
    3. Abankwa Kwarteng, S., (2021). Mosquitoes Small Bite Big Threat. Everyday Science for Schools Magazine. 8(2), p 43.
    4. Nkansah, D., Henry H., Twumasi-Ankrah, S., Baffour-Awuah, S., Adjei-Kusi, P., Yar, D., Owusu-Dabo, E. (2020). Three monthly doses of 60 mg/kg praziquantel for Schistosoma haematobium infection is a safe and effective treatment regimen. BMC Infectious Diseases 20(1). http://doi.org/1186/s12879-020-05053-z 
    5. Agyemang, AN, Badu K, Baffour-Awuah, S, Owusu-Dabo E, Biritwum, NK, Garms, R, Kruppa, TF. (2018). Evaluation of onchocerciasis control in the Upper Denkyira East Municipal in the forest area of Ghana: Responses of participants and distributors to the CDTI programme. Acta Tropica. 185, p 357-362. 
    6. Baffour-Awuah, S., Annan, A. A., Maiga-Ascofare, O., Dieudonné, S. D., Adjei-Kusi, P., Owusu-Dabo, E., & Obiri-Danso, K. (2016). Insecticide resistance in malaria vectors in Kumasi, Ghana. Parasites & Vectors, 9, 633. http://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-016-1923-5
    7. Amegashie, E.A., Owusu-Dabo, E., Salifu, S.P., Awuah, A.A.A., Baffour-Awuah, S., Addofoh, N., Annan, A. and Winter, C.H. (2016). Sero-prevalence and occupational risk factors for Brucella infection among slaughterhouse workers and butchers in Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of Epidemiological Research, 3(1), p.17. 
    8. Dogbe, J., Owusu-Dabo, E., Edusei, A., Plange-Rhule, G., Addofoh, N., Baffour-Awuah, S., Sarfo-Kantanka, O., Hammond, C. and Owusu, M. (2016). Assessment of prison life of persons with disability in Ghana. BMC international health and human rights, 16(1), p.20. 
    9. Garms, R., Badu, K., Owusu-Dabo, E., Baffour-Awuah, S., Adjei, O., Debrah, A.Y., Nagel, M., Biritwum, N.K., Gankpala, L., Post, R.J. and Kruppa, T.F. (2015). Assessments of the transmission of Onchocerca volvulus by Simulium sanctipauli in the Upper Denkyira District, Ghana, and the intermittent disappearance of the vector. Parasitology research, 114(3), pp.1129-1137. 
    10. Annan, A.A., Owusu-Dabo, E., Baffour-Awuah, S., Nartey, R., Nimako, S., Ayimbire, A.G., Salifu, P.S., Amoyaw, F., Segbaya, S. and Ohene, B.K. (2014). Insecticide resistance in malaria vector mosquitoes at 5 selected districts in Ghana, West Africa. East African Journal of Public Health, 11(4), pp.830-838. 
    11. Baffour-Awuah, S., Owusu-Dabo, E., Kruppa, T., Annan, A., Nartey, R., Dogbe, J., Pandam, S., Becker, N., Oppong, S. and Obiri-Danso, K. (2014). Lysinibacillus sphaericus biolarvicide, an efficacious tool in the control of Anopheles gambiae in Kumasi, Ghana. East African Journal of Public Health, 11(4), pp.903-913. 
    12. Nartey, R., Owusu-Dabo, E., Kruppa, T., Baffour-Awuah, S., Annan, A., Oppong, S., Becker, N. and Obiri-Danso, K. (2013). Use of Bacillus thuringiensis var israelensis as a viable option in an Integrated Malaria Vector Control Programme in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. Parasites & vectors, 6(1), p.116.

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