Dr. Marina Tandoh Aferiba

Senior Lecturer

Dept: Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Human Nutrition and Dietetics), KNUST, PMB, Kumasi, Ghana,

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Research Areas/Interests

Nutritional Anaemias and interventions to improve haemoglobin levels across the life cycle. Interventions to improve nutrition status and cognitive p...~more

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    1. Tandoh, M.A., Appiah, A.O. and Edusei, A.K., 2021. Prevalence of Anemia and Undernutrition of Adolescent Females in Selected Schools in Ghana. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism2021, pp.1-5. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6684839

    2. Apprey, C., Peprah, M., Annan, R.A., Tandoh, M.A. and Asamoah-Boakye, O., 2020. Borassus aethiopum-Fortified Bread Reduces Metabolic Risk Factors among Cardiovascular Disease Outpatients at 37 Military Hospital, Accra: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Food Science2020, pp.2379061-2379061. https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/2379061

    3. Tandoh, Marina Aferiba, Felix Charles Mills-Robertson, Michael David Wilson, and Alex Kojo Anderson. "Nutritional and cognitive deficits of school-age children: A study in helminth-endemic fishing and farming communities in Ghana." Nutrition & Food Science 50, no. 3 (2019): 443-462. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/NFS-01-2019-0035

    4. CHIKWERE, P., NSIAH, K., & TANDOH, M. (2017). Relation of unsupported and unsupervised exercise with anthropometric and biochemical indices among type 2 diabetic patients. TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, 47(1), 85-90. doi:10.3906/sag-1511-19

    5. Issaka, J., Larbie, C., Tandoh, M.A. Anti-diabetic effect of aqueous fruit extract of Borassus aethiopum (Mart.) in alloxan-induced diabetic rats (Open Access) (2016) International Journal of Phytomedicine, 8 (3), pp.384-397. http://www.arjournals.org/index.php/ijpm/issue/archive doi: 10.5138/09750185.1884

    6. Ayertey, E., Tandoh, M.A., Mills-Robertson, F.C., Kumah, D.B., Larbie, C. and Aninkorah, N.P., 2018. Borassus aethiopum Fruit Pulp Extract has Antimicrobial Activity on Selected Clinical Microbial Strains. Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medical Research, pp.1-8. DOI: 10.9734/JOCAMR/2018/44495

    7. Tandoh, M., Mills-Robertson, F., Wilson, M., & Anderson, A. (2018). Disparities of sanitary conditions/habits and helminthiasis prevalence between school-age-children living in fishing and farming communities in Ghana: a cross sectional study. J Infec Dis Treat, 4(2), 6. DOI: 10.21767/2472-1093.100044

    8. Anderson, A. K., Whitworth, C., & Tandoh, M. A. (2016). Early Infant Feeding and Body Composition In Pre-School Children. International Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health, 4(1), 17. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12974/2311-8687.2016.04.01.2

    9. Atosona, A., Larbie, C., Tandoh, M. A., & Nsiah, K. Prevalence, Risk Factors and Predictors of Diabetes-related Sexual Dysfunction. British Journal of Medicine & Medical Research,17(11):1-10,2016,Articleno.BJMMR.28186.DOI: 10.9734/BJMMR/2016/28186

    10. Iddrisu, I., Oduro, I. and Tandoh, M.A., 2016. The effect of dandelion leaves and roots on blood glucose in type 2 diabetic patients. Journal of Nutritional Ecology and Food Research3(2), pp.125-132. https://doi.org/10.1166/jnef.2016.1128

    11. Twumasi, P., Tandoh, M.A., Borbi, M.A., Ajoke, A.R., Owusu-Tenkorang, E., Okoro, R. and Dumevi, R.M., 2016. Assessment of the levels of cadmium and lead in soil and vegetable samples from selected dumpsites in the Kumasi Metropolis of Ghana. African Journal of Agricultural Research11(18), pp.1608-1616. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJAR2016.10907

    12. Tandoh, Marina A., et al. "Helminthiasis burden and nutritional status of non-enrolled school-aged children in irrigated farming communities in Bongo District, Ghana." European Journal of Experimental Biology 5.1(2015):8-17. http://www.pelagiaresearchlibrary.com/

    13. Iddrisu, I., Oduro, I., Tandoh, M. A., & Annan, R. A. (2015). Anti-diabetic effect of dandelion leaves and roots in type two diabetic patients: A systematic review. Nutrition & Food Science, 45(3), 479-492. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/NFS-01-2015-0001

    14. Chikwere, P., Nsiah, K., & Marina, A. T. (2015). Hyperuricaemia and other cardiometabolic risks among type 2 diabetes patients. Trends Journal of Sciences Research, 2(4), 126-133. https://doi.org/10.31586/CardiovascularDisease.0204.03

    15. Chikwere, P., Nsiah, K., Tandoh, M. A., & Agyenim-Boateng, K. (2014). The Relation of Dietary Pattern to Serum Lipid Profile and Uric Acid Among Type 2 Diabetes Patients. Journal of Nutritional Ecology and Food Research, 2(3), 207-213. https://doi.org/10.1166/jnef.2014.1087

    16. De-Heer, N. E. A., Twumasi, P., Tandoh, M. A., Oduro, I and Ankar-Brewoo, G. (2013). Formulation and Sensory Evaluation of Herb Tea from Moringa oleifera, Hibiscus sabdariffa and Cymbopogon citratus. J. of the Ghana Science Association, 15(1):53-62. [ISSN: 0855-3823]. https://www.ghanascience.org.gh/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/6-1.pdf


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