Prof. Jonathan Mensah Dapaah

Associate Professor

Research Areas/Interests

Research Interests are hospital ethnography, culture and health, HIV/AIDS, Qualitative methodologies...~more


    1. Dapaah, J. M., Addo, B. & Phebe, Jl (2020) Mother’s Reaction to seeing their children with Cleft for the first time : A qualitative study in Ghana. The Cleft-Palate Craniofacial Journal, 1-10 
    2. Agyei-Baffour P., Ansong D., Osei FA, Appiah SCY Owusu SK, Nyanor I, Bonney J, Enimil A, Laryea DO, Dapaah J. M, Mensah NK, Osei-Peprah I, Owusu A, Addo-Yobo E., Osei-Akoto A, Owusu OA, , Ampiah V, Osei Saahene, J, Amuzu EX, Sylverken, J. (2020) Social constructs late recognition and decision making for managing fast breathing in children. Children and Youth Services Review, 1-18. 
    3. Dapaah, J. M. & Ahenkan, V. (2020) Social determinants of modern contraceptive use among migrant female head porters (Kayayees) in Asokore-Mampong Municipality of Ashanti Region, Ghana, International Journal of Humanities of Humanities & Social Studies,Vol. 8(5): 367-372.
    4. Ansong D, Osei FA, Owusu SK, Nyanor I, Bonney J, Enimil A, Laryea DO, Dapaah J. M, Agyei-Baffour P, Mensah NK, Osei-Peprah I, Owusu AK, Addo-Yobo EOD, Osei-Akoto A, Owusu OA,Appiah SCY, Ampiah V, Amuzu EX, Sylverken (2020) Educating caregivers to recognize early clinical signs of pneumonia in children less than 2 years in Ghana: Proof of concept, South African Journal of Child Health, Vol.14(2): 71-72.
    5. Sjaak, V. G., Dapaah, J. M. & Kwansa, B. (2019) Avoided family care, diverted, intimacy: How people with HIV find new kinship in two Ghanaian hospitals, Africa Today, Vol. 65 (3): 31-47.
    6. Appiah, SCY, Adekunle, A., Oladokun, A., Dapaah, J.M and Nicholas, K. (2019) Parental Disclosure of Own HIV Status to Children in Two Ghanaian Regions; Examining the Determinants within a Child Vulnerability Context, Health, Vol. 2019(11)1396-1413.
    7. Dapaah, J. M. & Nachinnab, J O. (2019) Socio-cultural determinants of the utilization of maternal health care services in the Tallensi District in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Advances in Public Health,Vol. 2019: 1-9.
    8. Appiah, SCY , Adekunle, A. , Oladokun, A. , Dapaah, J.M & Karikari M,N (2019) Designing a Need Based Social Protection Intervention Package for Children and Adolescents Living with HIV and AIDS in Ghana - An Eclectic Perspective on Desired Social Protection Intervention Package/Framework, Health, Vol. 11, 1347-1366.
    9. Dapaah, J. M. Amoako, H.A.F. (2019) The causes of depression among University Students and its eff6.ects on their academic life in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, International Journal of Innovation Education and Research, Vo1.17 (6): 154-167.
    10. Appiah, SCY.; Kroidl, I.; Hoelscher, M.; Ivanova, O.; Dapaah, J.M (2019) A Phenomenological Account of HIV Disclosure Experiences of Children and Adolescents from Northern and Southern Ghana, International Journal Environment Research Public Health,Vol. 16 (595): 1-19.
    11. Brobbey, L., Dapaah, J. M., Acheampong, P. P., Manu-Aduening, Halegoah, J., Frimpong, B. N. & Owusu-Asante, B. (2019) Exploring the different pathways influencing adoption of improved cassava technologies, Ghana Journal of Agriculture Economics and Agribusiness, Vol. 2(1):21-39.
    13. Dapaah, J. M. (2017) Experiences of an ethnographer in two Ghanaian hospitals. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 8 (9): 37-47. 
    14. Dapaah, J. M., Barnie, A. J., Nyarko, A. S., Appiah, S. C. Y. & Awuviry-Newton, K. (2017) Understanding youth violence in Kumasi: Does community socialization Matter?, Urban Studies Research, Vol. (2017) 1-10.
    16. Dapaah, J. M. (2016) Attitudes and behaviours of health workers and the use of HIV/AIDS health care services. Nursing Research and Practice, Vol. 2016: 1 -9.
    17. Dapaah, J. M. & Moyer, E. (2013) Dilemmas of patient expertise: people living with HIV as peer educators in a Ghanaian Hospital. Chapter in Ghana Studies 15(6): 1995-221.
    18. Dapaah J. M. &Senah. K. A. (2016) HIV/AIDS clients, privacy andconfidentiality: The case of two health facilities in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. BioMedicalCentral: Public Health Journal 17 - 41.                 
    19. 3, Dapaah, J. M.  & Rachel, S. When the clinic becomes a home. Successful VCT and ART services in a stressful environment SAHARA-J: Journal of Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS (Accepted for publication) (SD18)                                                                                                                                                                      
    20. 4.Addo, B., Mainoo, G. O., Dapaah, J. M.&Babayara, M. N. K.  (2016): Prevalence of Substance Use in a Sample of Ghanaian Adolescents Experiencing Parental Divorce, Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse,Vol.0 No.0, 1-10.                                                                                                                                                                     
    21. Appiah, S. C. Y.,.Dapaah, J. M, Awuviry-Nelson, K. Reflections on research communication dissemination and uptake to impact outreach British Journal of Education, Society and BehavioralScience(Accepted for publication) (SD19) 
    22. Abubakari, M., Asokwah, G., Dapaah, J. M., &Appiah, S. C. Y. (2016). A Review of Plan Implementation Management Practices in the Bekwai Municipality in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Current Urban Studies, 4, 146-156.                                                                                                                                                                     
    23. Appiah, S. C. Y., Badu, E., Dapaah, J. M., Takyi, H. &Abubakari, M. (2015) Youth friendliness of sexual and reproductive health services delivery and service utilization in the Kwadaso Sub-metro of the Ashanti Region, Ghana. Journal of Innovation and Applied StudiesVol. 10 No. 2 pp. 716-725.
    24. Dapaah, J. M.,Appiah, S. C. Y.,Amankwa, A. and Larbi, R. O (2016) Knowledge about Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Practice of What is Known among Ghanaian Youth, a Mixed Method Approach. Advances in Sexual Medicine, 6, 6, 1-13.
    25.  Dapaah, J. M., Appiah, S. C. Y., Badu, E., Obeng, B. and Ampiah, V. (2015) Does facility based sexual and reproductive health services meet the needs of young persons? Views from cross section of Ghanaian youth. Advances in Sexual Medicine, 5, 61-71.
    26.  Appiah, S. C. Y., Ametepe, K. &Dapaah, J. M. (2014) Systemic barriers to the fight against corruption by anti-corruption institutions in Ghana. Journal of Emerging Trends in Economic s and Management Services 5(5), 456-473.

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