Prof. Alfred Alan Duker

Associate Professor


Research Areas/Interests

Association between trace elements and health effects. The possible imolication of the trace elements and Mycobacterial Ulcerans infections. Mapping w...~more

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Publications

    Journal Publication

     

    1. Duker, A. A. and Senkyire Kwarteng, E. V. 2021. Lymphatic filariasis: a snap shot of a neglected tropical disease. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health, July; 8(7), 1-7.
    2. Senkyire-Kwarteng, E. V., Andam-Akorful, S. A., Kwarteng, A., Da-Costa Boakye, A., Quaye-Ballard, J. A., Badu, Osei, F., Duker, A. A. 2021. Spatial variation in lymphatic filariasis risk factors of hotspot zones in Ghana. BMC Public Health, (2021) 21: 30
    3. Baffoe, P. E. and Duker, A. 2018. Multiple linear regression approach to predicting noise pollution levels and their spatial patterns for the Tarkwa mining community of Ghana. American Journal of Engineering Research, 7 (7), 104-112.
    4. Baffoe, P. E. and Duker, A. A. 2018. Performance evaluation of some noise predicting modeling approaches: Multiplr linear regressions and a hybrid approach. American Journal of Engineering Research, 7 (7), 95-103.
    5. Duker, A. A., Ndur, S., Osei, E. M. Jnr., Acheampong, I. A., Apedo, G. A. 2018. Drinking arsenic water may contribute to Mycobacterium ulcerans Achives of Epidemiology, 2018 (2), pages.
    6. Bannerman, S. D., Osei, E. M. Jnr., Duker, A. A., Yevugah, L. 2018. Environmental noise implications of quarrying at Buoho township and surrounding communities in Ghana. International Journal of Research in Environmental science, 4 (3), 1-12.
    7. Duker, A. A., Mantey, S. 2017. Environmental Hypothesis: Arsenic can be a contributory factor in MU infection. International Journal of Environmental Science, ISSN: 2367-8941, vol. 2 pp 145-165.
    8. Antwi, M., Duker, A. A., Fosu, M., Abaidoo, R. C. 2017. Simulation of major soil nutrients requirements for maize production using the QUEFTS model in the Northern Region of Ghana. Direct Research Journal of Agricultural Food Science, 5 (3), 133-140.
    9. Antwi, M., Duker, A. A., Fosu, M., Abaidoo, R. C. 2016. Geospatial Approach to the study of spatial distribution of major soil nutrients in the Northern Region of Ghana. Cogent Geoscience, 2, 1201906.
    10. Mahmoud, I. M., Duker, A., Conrad, C., Thiel, M., Halibu, S. A. 2016. Analysis of settlement expansion and urban growth modeling using geoinformation for assessing potential impacts of urbanization on climate in Abuja city, Nigeria. Remote sensing, 8(3), 220.
    11. Badu O. F. and Duker, A. A. 2015. Analysis of Buruli ulcer prevalence in the Amansie West District: A geostatistical approach. Austin Biometrics and Biostatistics 2 (1): 1-5.
    12. Yakubu, I., Mireku-Gyimah, D., Duker. A. A. 2015. Review of methods for modelling forest fire risk and hazard. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 9 (3): 155-165.
    13. Kwang, C., Osei, E. M.jnr., Duker, A, A. 2014. Application of remote sensing and geographic information systems for gold potential mapping in Birim North District of Eastern Region of Ghana. International Journal of Remote sensing Applications 4(1): 48-55.
    14. Mantey, S., Amankwah, R. K., Gawu, S. K. Y., Duker, A. A. 2014. Spatial dependency of Buruli ulcer disease on geological settings in Ghana. International Journal of Science and Research 3(9): 1714-1724..
    15. Nooni, I. K., Duker, A. A., van Duren, I., Addae-Wireko, L., Osei, E. M. 2014. Support vector machine to map oil palm in heterogeneous environment. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35 (13): 4778-4794.
    16. Mantey, S., Amankwah, R. K., Duker, A. A. 2013. Spatial Dependency of Buruli Ulcer on potential surface runoff and potential maximum soil water retention. International Journal of Research in Medical and Health Sciences, 3(5): 1-15.
    17. Yakubu, I., Mireku-Gyima, D., Duker, A. A. 2013. Multi-criteria modelling of fire risk and hazard in the West Gonja area of Ghana. Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 5(5): 267-277.
    18. Prosper, B. L. and Duker, A. A. 2012. Spatio-Temporal and statistical analysis of Malaria in the Amansie West District of Ghana. International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 1 (6): 1-14.
    19. Badu, F., Duker, A. A., Stein, A. 2012. Bayesian structured additive regression modelling of epidemic data: Application to cholera. BMC Medical Research Methodology 12:118-119.
    20. Amoah, A. S., Osei, E. M., Duker, A. A., Osei, K. N. 2012. Modeling land use change for Ejisu-Juabeng district of Ghana. Journal of Geomatics, 6 (10): 7-10.
    21. Duker, A. A. 2012. The Traditional Healer Resurfaces (Editorial). Mycobacterial Diseases 2012, 2-3 (2: e113).
    22. Duker, A. A. 2011. Mycobacterial diseases (Editorial).Mycobacterial Diseases, 2011, 1: 1
    23. Kumi-Boateng, B., Mireku-Gyimah, D., Duker, A. A. 2012. A Spatio-Temporal Based Estimation of Vegetation Changes in the Tarkwa Mining Area of Ghana.Journal of Environmental and earth Sciences, 4(3): 215-229.
    24. Kemausuor, F., Obeng, G. Y., Brew-Hammond, A., Duker, A. A. 2011, “A review of trends, policies and plans for increasing energy access in Ghana”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15 (9): 5143-5154.
    25. Badu, F., Duker, A. A.,Stein, A. 2010. Hierachical Bayesian modeling of the space-time diffusion patterns of cholera epidemic in Kumasi, Ghana. Statistical Neerlandica65 (1): 84-100.
    26. Badu, F., Duker, A. A.Ellen-Wien Augustijn, Stein, A. 2010. Spatial dependency of cholera prevalence on potential cholera reservoirs in an urban area, Kumasi-Ghana.International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geo-information.12: 5, 331-339.
    27. Badu, F., Duker, A. A. 2008. Spatial dependency of v. Cholera prevalence on open space refuse dumps in Kumasi, Ghana: a spatial statistical modeling. International Journal of HealthGeographics, 2008, 7: 62.
    28. Badu, F., Duker, A. A. 2008. Spatial and demographic patterns of cholera in Ashanti-Ghana.International Journal of Health Geographics 7: 44.
    29. Duker, A. A., Stein, A., Hale, M. 2006. A statistical model for spatial patterns of Buruli ulcer in the Amansie West District, Ghana.International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 8 (2): 126-136.
    30. Duker, A. A., Portaels, F., Hale, M. 2006. Pathways of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection.A review.Environment International 32 (4): 567-573.
    31. Duker, A. A., Carranza, E. J. M., Hale, M. 2005. Spatial relationship between arsenic in drinking water and Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in the Amansie West District.Mineralogical Magazine, 69, 707-717.
    32. Duker, A. A., Carranza, E. J. M., Hale, M. 2005. Arsenic geochemistry and health.Environment International 31, 631-641.
    33. Duker, A. A., Carranza, E. J. M., Hale, M. 2004. Spatial dependency of Buruli ulcer prevalence on arsenic-enriched domains in the Amansie West District, Ghana: implications for arsenic mediation in Mycobacterium ulcerans infection. International Journal of Health Geographics, 3, 19.
    34. Duker, A. A.and Okrah, E. A. 1997. Revision of 1: 50,000 topographic sheet using satellite imagery (preliminary studies). Journal of the University of Science and Technology, 17(1,2): 109-114.
    35. Duker, A. A. 1995. SPOT data: A tool for supplementing mapping efforts in the developing world. Journal of the University of Science and Technology, 15, (1): 27-31.
    36. Duker, A. A. 1994. Cartographie à partir de l’image SPOT. Le Griot, 2 (1): 26.

     

    Articles in Edited Book Publications

    1. Badu, F., Duker, A. A., Stein, A. 2012. Cholera and spatial epidemiology, In: Thatha S. J. and Gowder, R. editors. Cholera. Tech, 2012. ISBN: 978-953-51-0415-5, pp 1- 18.
    2. Badu, F., Duker, A. A., Stein, A. 2012. Evaluating spatial and space-time clustering of cholera in Ashanti Region of Ghana. In: Thatha S. J. and Gowder, R. editors. Cholera. Tech, 2012. ISBN: 978-953-51-0415-5, pp 19-32.
    3. Duker, A. A. 2009. Environmental impact and health risk of gold mining in Ghana. In: Corral, M. D., Earle, J. L. editors. Gold mining: Formation and resource estimation, economics and environmental impact. New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.; 2009, chapter 6, pp. 137-144.
    4. Kumi-Boateng, B., Kooiman, A., Duker, A. A. 2008. Assessing the spatial distribution of arsenic concentration from goldmine for environmental management at Obuasi, Ghana. In: Theobald, editor. Environmental Management.New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.; 2008, chapter 11, pp. 255-276.
    5. Duker, A. A. and Hale, M. 2006.Spatial relation between artisanal mining and Mycobacterium ulcerans infection in the Amansie West District, Ghana. In: Gore RW, editor. Environmental Research at the Leading Edge.New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.; 2006, chapter 2, pp. 59 – 64.

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