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Research Theme 1:

Resource Insecurity,

Health,

and

Sustainable Livelihoods

  1. Boateng, G.O., Teye Doku, D., Ebu Enyan, N., Owusu, S.A., Aboh, I.K., Kodom, R.V., Ekumah, B., Quansah, R., Boamah, S.A., Obiri-Yeboah, D., Nsabimana, E., Jansen, S., & Armah, F. (2021).  Prevalence and changes in boredom, anxiety, and well-being among Ghanaians during the COVID-19 pandemic: a population-based study. BMC Public Health, 21, 985

 

  1. Iddi, S., Obiri-Yeboah, D., Aboh, I.K., Quansah, R., Owusu, S.A., Enyan, N.I.E., Kodom, V., Nsabimana, E., Jansen, S., Ekumah, B., Boamah, S.A., Boateng, G.O., Doku, D.T., & Armah, F.A. (2021). Coping Strategies adapted by Ghanaians during the COVID-19 Crisis and Lockdown: a Population-based Study. PLoS ONE.

 

  1. Mobolanle, B., Banke-Thomas, A., Sekoni, A., Boateng, G.O., Yesufu., Wright, O., Ubani, O., Abayomi, A., Afolabi, B., & Ogunsola, F. (2021). Challenges in access and satisfaction with reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health services in Nigeria during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional survey. PloS ONE, 16 (5), e0251382.

 

  1. Ajibade, I. & Boateng, G.O. (2021). Predicting why people engage in pro-sustainable behaviours in Portland, Oregon: the role of environmental self-identity, personal norm, and socio-demographics. Journal of Environmental Management, 289. 112538.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Phipps, L.M., Smith, L.E., & Armah, F.A. (2021). Household energy insecurity and COVID-19 have independent and synergistic health effects on vulnerable populations. Frontiers of Public Health-Environmental Health and Exposome, 8, 1068.

 

  1. Young, S.L., Miller, J.D., Frongillo, E.A., Boateng, G.O., Jamaluddine, Z., & Neilands, T.B. (2020). Validity of a four-item household water insecurity experiences scale (HWISE-4) for assessing water issues related to health.  The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 104 (1), 391-394.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Balogun, M.R., Dada, F.O., Armah, F.A. (2020). Household energy insecurity: dimensions and consequences for women, infants and children in low-and middle-income countries. Social Science and Medicine, 258, 113068.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Workman, C.L., Miller, J.D., Onono, M., Neilands, T.B., & Young, S.L (2020). The syndemic effects of food insecurity, water insecurity, and HIV on postpartum depression among Kenyan women. Social Science and Medicine, 113043.

 

  1. Young, S.L., Boateng, G.O., Jamuluddine, Z., Miller, J.D., Frongillo, E.A., Neilands, T.B., Collins, S.M., Wutich, A., Jepson, W.E., Stoler, J., & HWISE consortium (2019). The Household Water Insecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale: development and validation of a tool to measure household water insecurity measure for low-and middle-income countries. British Medical Journal - Global Health, e001750.   
  2. Golden, C.D., Borgerson, C., Rice, B.L., Allen, L.H., Anjaranirina, J.G., Barrett, C.B., Boateng, G.O., Gephart, J.A., Hampel, D., Knippenberg, E., Myers, S.S., Relalason, D.H., Ramihantaniarivo, H., Randriamady, H.J., Shahab-Ferdows, S., Vaitla, B., Volkman, S., &Vonona, M.A (2019). Cohort description of the Medagascar Health and Environmental Research – Antogil (MAHERY-Antongil) Study in Madagascar. Frontiers in Nutrition, 6:109.

 

  1. Miller, J., Young, S.L., Boateng, G.O., Oiye, S., & Owino, V.O. (2019). Greater household food insecurity is associated with lower breast milk intake, but not prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding, among HIV-uninfected infants in western Kenya. Maternal & Child Nutrition, e12862.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Martin, S.L., Tuthill, E.L., Collins, S.M., Dennis, C-L, Natamba, B.K., & Young, S.L (2019). Adaptation and Psychometric Evaluation of the Breastfeeding Self-Efficacy Scale to assess Exclusive Breastfeeding. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 19 (73), 1-14.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Okoye, D., Amoyaw, J.A., & Luginaah, I.N (2019). Six Decades after Independence: The Enduring influence of Missionary Activities on Regional Wealth Inequalities in Ghana. Journal of Economic Geography, lby067.

 

  1. Bezner Kerr, R., Kangmennaang, J., Laifolo, D., Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., Lupafya, LS., Msachi, R., Boateng, G.O., Snapp, S.S., Chitaya, A., Moana, E., Gondwe, T., Nkhonjera, P., & Luginaah, I. (2019). Participatory agroecological research on climate change adaptation improves smallholder farmer household food security and dietary diversity in Malawi. Agriculture, Ecosystems, & Environment, 279,109-121.

 

  1. Young, S.L., Collins, S.M., Boateng, G.O., Neilands, T.B., Jamaluddine, Z., Miller, J.D., Brewis, A., Frongillo, E.A., Jepson, W.E., Melgar-Quiñonez, H., Schuster, R.C., Stoler, J., Wutich, A. & the HWISE Research Coordination Network (2019). Development and validation protocol for an instrument to measure household water insecurity scale across cultures and ecologies: the Household Water InSecurity Experiences (HWISE) scale. British Medical Journal-Open, 9, 023558.

 

  1. Collins, S.M., Mbullo, P., Miller, J.D., Boateng, G.O., Wekesa, P., Onono, M., & Young, S.L (2019). “I know how stressful it is to lack water!” Exploring the Lived Experiences of household water insecurity among pregnant and postpartum women in western Kenya. Global Public Health, 14 (5), 649-662.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Collins, S., Mbullo, P., Wekesa, P., Onono, M., Neilands, T., & Young, S.L (2018). A Novel Household Water Insecurity Scale: Procedures and Psychometric analysis among Postpartum women in western Kenya. PLoS ONE, 13(6), e0198591.

 

  1. Boateng, G. O., Neilands, TB, Frongillo, EA., Melgar-Quinonez, HR, & Young, SL (2018). Best Practices for Developing and Validating Scales for Health, Social, and Behavioral Research: A Primer. Frontiers in Public Health: Epidemiology, 6 (149), 1-18. [viewed 117, 984 times, cited 640 times]

 

  1. Adams, E.A., & Boateng, G.O. (2018). Are Urban Informal Communities Capable of Coproduction? The Influence of Community Public Partnerships on Water Access in Lilongwe, Malawi. Environment and Urbanization, 30 (2), 461-480.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Martin, S.L., Collins, S.M., Natamba, B.K., & Young, S.L. (2018). Measuring Exclusive Breastfeeding Social Support: Scale Development and Validation in Uganda. Maternal & Child Nutrition, 14 (3), e12579.

 

  1. Brooks, Y.M., Collins, S., Mbullo, P., Boateng, G. O., Young, S.L., & Richardson, R.E. (2017). Evaluating Human sensory perceptions and the Compartment Bag Test assays as proxies for the presence and concentration of Escherichia Coli in drinking water in western Kenya. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 97(4), 1005-1008.

 

  1. Jepson, W., Wutich, A., Collins, S., Boateng, G.O., & Young, S.L. (2017). Progress in Household Water Insecurity Metrics: A Cross Disciplinary Approach in the Social Sciences. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews- Water, 4(3), e1214.

 

  1. Krumdieck, N., Collins, S.M., Wekesa, P., Mbullo, P., Boateng, G.O., Onono, M., & Young, S.L. (2016). Household Water Insecurity is Associated with a Range of Negative Consequences among Pregnant Kenyan Women of Mixed HIV status. Journal of Water and Health. 14 (6), 1028-1031.

 

  1. Adams, E.A, Boateng, G.O. & Amoyaw, J.A. (2016). Socio-Economic and Demographic Predictors of Water and Sanitation Access in Ghana. Social Indicators Research, 126, 673-687.

 

  1. Osei, L., Amoyaw J.A., Boateng, G. O., Boamah, S., & Luginaah, I. (2015). The Paradox of Water Accessibility: Understanding the Temporal and Spatial Dimensions of Access to Improved Water Sources in Rwanda. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 5 (4), 553-564.

WEBINARS

Research Theme 5:

Mental Health,

Gende inequalities

and Health

  1. Baiden, P., Xiao, Y., Asiedua-Baiden, G., LaBrenz, C., Boateng, G.O., Graaf, G., Muehlenkamp, J. (2020). Sex differences in the association between sexual violence victimization and suicidal behaviors among adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders Reports. 1, 100011.

 

  1. Ben Taleb, Z., Ebrahimi Kalan, M., Bahelah, R., Boateng, G.O., Alshbool, F.Z. (2020). Vaping while high: factors associated with using e-cigarette to vape marijuana among youth in the United States. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 217, 108290.

 

  1. Balogun, M.R, Boateng, G.O., Adams, Y.J., Ransome-Kuti, B., Sekoni, A., Adams, E.A. (2020) Use of mobile phones in the promotion of maternal and child health: knowledge and attitudes of primary health care providers in Southwest Nigeria. Journal of Global Health Reports, e2020060.

 

  1. Baiden, P., Tadeo, S.K., Tonui, B.C., Seastrunk, J.D., & Boateng, G.O. (2020) Association between Insufficient sleep and suicidal ideation among adolescents. Psychiatry Research, 287, 112579.

 

  1. Baiden, P., Boateng, G.O., Dako-Gyeke, M., Acolatse, C.K., & Kersley, P.K. (2019) Examining the effects of household food insecurity on school absenteeism among Junior High School Students: Findings from the 2012 Ghana Global School-Based Student Health Survey. African Geographical Review, https://doi.org/10.1080/19376812.2019.1627667 

 

  1. Baiden, P., Mengo, C., Boateng, G.O., & Small, E. (2019). Investigating the association between age at first alcohol use and suicidal ideation among high school students: Evidence from the youth risk behavior surveillance system. Journal of Affective Disorders, 242, 60-67.

 

  1. Sedziafa, A., Sano, Y., Amoyaw, J., Boateng, G.O., Kuuire, V.Z., Boamah, S., & Kwon, E., (2016). Exploring the Linkage between exposure to mass media and HIV testing among married women and men in Ghana. AIDS Care,  28 (6), 684-688.

 

  1. Amoyaw, J.A., Zubedaar, V.K., Boateng, G.O., Ung, M. & Asare-Bediako, Y. (2015) Correlates and Conundrum of Sexual Decision-making and Safer Sex Behaviour among Married Women in Zambia. Journal of Sex Research, 52(8), 868- 877

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Armah, F., Amoyaw, J.A., Zubedaar, V.K., Ung, M. & Luginaah, I. (2014). Women Empowerment in the Context of Millennium Development Goal 3: A Case Study of Married Women in Ghana. Social Indicators Research. Vol. 115(1), 137-158.

 

  1. Dixon, J., Tenkorang, E.Y., Luginaah, I. N., Kuuire, V.Z., & Boateng, G.O. (2014). National Health Insurance Scheme Enrolment and Antenatal Care among Women in Ghana: Is there any Relationship? Tropical Medicine and International Health. Vol. 19(1), 98-106.

 

  1. Ung, M., Boateng, G.O., Armah, F., Amoyaw, J.A., Zubedaar, V.K., & Luginaah, I. (2014). Negotiation of Safer Sex among Married Women in Cambodia: The Role of Women’s Autonomy. Journal of Biosocial Science, Vol. 46(1), 90-106.

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Mumba, D., Asare-Bediako, Y. & Odei Boateng, M. (2014). Examining the Correlates of Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Married Women in Zambia. African Geographical Review. Vol. 33(1), 1-18.
  1. Boateng, G.O. (2021). Resource insecurity and gendered inequalities: a challenge to sustainable livelihood. In I. Luginaah & W. Allison (Ed.). Global Health, Gender, and Sustainability. Routledge/Taylor & Francis (In-press). *

 

  1. Koyratty, N., Jones, A.D., Schuster, R., Katarzyna, K., Chin-Shang, L., Mbuya, M.N., Boateng, G.O., Ntozini, R., Smith, L.E., Chasekwa, B., & Humphrey, J. (2021). Food insecurity and water insecurity in rural Zimbabwe: development of multidimensional household measures. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (11), 6020.  

BOOK CHAPTERS /REVIEWS 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS 

2021    Rodriguez, J¡., Lartey, S., & Boateng, G.O. Gender differences in functional disabilities: evidence from the WHO Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health. Consortium of Universities for Global Health 12th Annual Global Health Conference, March 12-14 (online).

 

2020    Boateng, G.O., Lartey, S., Baiden, P, & Luginaah, I.N. Assessing hypertension progression in an aging population: a comparative study of the ACC/AHA blood pressure guidelines in sub-Saharan Africa. American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28 (online).

 

2020    Boateng, G.O., Phipps, L.M., Afriyie-Gyawu, E., & Armah, F.A. Exposure to household air pollution is associated with stillbirth and child mortality but not low birth weight in Ghana. American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28 (online).

 

2020    Rodriguez, J¡. & Boateng, G.O. Emotional and sexual violence are negatively associated with the timing but not the frequency of antenatal care among Nigerian women. American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28 (online). *

 

2020    Gohil, D., Mutuku, C., Balfour, N., Obando, J.O., & Boateng, G.O. Adaptation and validation of a pastoralist household water insecurity scale in an urban and rural setting in Samburu county, Kenya. American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28 (online). *

 

2020    Lartey, S., Lung, T., Magnussen, C., Boateng, G.O., Minicuci, N., Kowal, P., Hayes, A., de Graaff, B., Blizzard, L., & Palmer, A. Modeling the impact of overweight and obesity on clinical and economic outcomes among older adults in a sub-Saharan African setting. American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28 (online).

 

2020    Baiden, P., Xiao, Y., LaBrenz, C., Boateng, G.O., Graaf, G., Asiedua-Baiden, G., Alanazi, A., Muehlenkamp, J. Sex differences in the association between sexual violence victimization and suicidal behaviors among adolescents. American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 24-28 (online). *

 

2020    Rodriguez, J¡. & Boateng, G.O. Determinants of low birthweight in Ghana: A population-based study using the 2017 Ghana Maternal Health Survey. 2020 Global Health & Innovation Conference, Yale University, New Haven, CT, April 4-5 (online). *

 

2019    Boateng, G.O., Workman, C., Miller, J., Onono, M., & Young, S.L.  Syndemic Effects of Food Insecurity, Water Insecurity, and HIV on Maternal Depression among a Kenyan Cohort. American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2-6.,

 

2019    Boateng, G.O. & Armah, F.A. A novel household energy poverty index: Development and psychometric evaluation. American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2-6. *

 

2019    Boateng, G.O., Young, S.L., & Armah, F.A. Solid fuel use, indoor air pollution and cumulative health outcomes: an exposome-disease approach. American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2-6. *

 

2019    Lartey, S.T. ¡, de Graaff, B., Magnussen, C., Boateng, G.O., Aikins, M.K.S, Si, L., & Palmer, A. Health Service Utilization and Direct Healthcare Costs are associated with Obesity in Ghana’s Older Adult Population. American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2-6. (Award winning manuscript – Honorable Mention – Nobuo Maeda International Research Award).

 

2019    Lartey, S.T. ¡, Magnussen, C., Si, L., de Graaff, B., Boateng, G.O., Blizzard, L., Palmer, A. Trends in Obesity Prevalence among Older Ghanaian Adults from 2007-2015: Evidence from WHO SAGE Waves 1 & 2. American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2-6.

 

2019    Baiden, P., Tadeo, S.K., Tonui, B.C., Seastrunk, J.D., Boateng, G.O. Investigating the Effects of Insufficient Sleep on Suicidal Ideation among Adolescents: Findings from the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance. American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2-6.*

 

2019    Boateng, G.O. & Armah, F.A. A novel household energy poverty index: Development and psychometric evaluation. Harvard Chan Poster Day, Harvard University, April 25.*

 

2019    Young, S., Boateng, G., Jamaluddine, Z., Miller, J., Frongillo, E., Neilands, T., Collins, S., Wutich, A., Jepson, W., Stoler, J., & HWISE Research Coordination Network. Development & Uses of a Validated Scale to Measure Household Water Insecurity Cross-Culturally. American Association of Geographers, Washington, DC, April 3-7.

 

2019    Ajibade, I. & Boateng, G.O. Sustainability and environmental actions in Portland: reconciling perceptions, ideological cleavages, and tensions. 8th Annual SPSP Sustainability Psychology Preconference, Portland, Oregon, Feb 7-9.

 

2018    Boateng, G. O., Baiden, P., & Dako-Gyeke, M. Household food insecurity is associated with school absenteeism among Junior High School students. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Nov. 10-14.

 

2018    Young, S.L., Boateng, G. O., Collins, S., Wutich, A., & Jepson, W…HWISE consortium. Development and testing of a household water insecurity measure that is equivalent across countries. 3rd Agriculture, Nutrition, & Health (ANH) Academy Week, Accra, Ghana, June 25 - 29.

 

2018    Boateng, G. O., Adams, E.A., Lin A., Mbullo, P. & Young SL. Biomass cooking fuel is associated with increased risk of anemia among women in Ghana. Human Biology Association, Austin, Texas, April 11-12. *

 

2018    Yeam, J. ¡, Boateng, G. O., Miller, J., Collins, S.M., & Young, S.L. Depression is associated with lower health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among postpartum women in western Kenya. Human Biology Association, Austin, Texas, April 11-12. *

 

2018    Miller, J.D.¡, Boateng, G. O., Santoso, M.V., Collins, S.M., Onono, M., &Young, S.L. Concerns for Physical Safety are strongly associated with household water insecurity among women in western Kenya. 9th Annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference, New York City, NY., March 15 -18.

 

2017    Boateng, G. O., Adams, E.A., Odei Boateng, M., Luginaah, I.N, & Taabazuing, MM. Obesity and the Burden of Health Risks among the Elderly in Ghana – A Population Study’ American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 4-8 (Award winning manuscript).

 

2017    Boateng, G. O., Collins, S.M., Mbullo, P., Wekesa, P., Onono, M., Neilands, T.B., & Young, S.L. Household Water Insecurity Scale: A model to develop a cross culturally validated tool. 5th Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium. L'École Nationale Supérieure d'Informatique et d'Analyse des Systèmes (ENSIAS). Rabat, Morocco, Nov. 2-4.*

 

2017    Boateng, G.O., Collins, SM., Mbullo, P., Wekesa, P., Onono, M., Neilands, TB., & Young, SL. A novel tool for the assessment of household water insecurity: scale development and validation in Western Kenya. Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, April 22-26.

 

2017    Boateng, G.O., Onono, M., Collins, SM., Baughan, E., Wekesa, P., Familiar, I., Widen, E.M. & Young, SL. Early childhood learning activities buffer adverse effects of HIV exposure on infant cognitive development: a longitudinal study. Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL., April 22-26. (Award winning manuscript & poster).

 

2017    Collins, SM. ¡, Miller, J.D., Mbullo, P., Wekesa, P., Boateng, G.O., Onono, M., & Young, SL ‘You take the cash meant for beans and you buy water’: The multi-faceted consequences of water insecurity for pregnant and postpartum women of mixed-HIV status. Experimental Biology. Chicago, IL. April 22-26.*

 

2017    Boateng, G.O., Onono, M., Baughan, E., Collins, S.M., & Young S.L. HIV-exposure But Not Food Insecurity is deleterious to infant cognitive development. Human Biology Association, New Orleans, LA April 19-20.

 

2017    Collins SM. ¡, Widen, EM., Santoso, MV., Martin, SL., Hoke, MK., Boateng, G.O., Tuthill, EL., Wekesa, P., Onono, M., & Young, SL. Biological and psychosocial determinants of sustained exclusive breastfeeding among women of mixed-HIV status in western Kenya. Human Biology Association, New Orleans, LA April 19-20. *

 

2017    Miller, J. ¡, Boateng, G.O., Collins, S., Wekesa, P., Onono, M., &Young, SL. Perinatal Geophagy is associated with HIV and anaemia among women in western Kenya. Human Biology Association, New Orleans, LA., April 19-20*

 

2016    Boateng, G.O. Systems Thinking: A novel model for thinking about scale construction and development. Systems Thinking Symposium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY., December 6.

 

2016    Boateng, G.O. The Career Pathways and Integration of Foreign-born and Canadian-Born Nurses in Ontario, Canada. Canadian Health Workforce Conference, Shaw Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. October 3 – 5.

 

2016    Baiden, P., Fallon, B., den Dunnen, W., & Boateng, G.O. Examining the independent enduring effects of early childhood adversities on troubled sleep among Canadian Adults: A population-based study. 66th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto, Canada., September 22 – 24.

 

2015    Boateng, G. O. Decomposition of Absenteeism Gap between Full-time nurses and Part-time nurses in Canada. Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) 2015 National Conference, Toronto, Canada., November 5-6. *

 

2015    Amoyaw, J.A., & Boateng, G. O. Differences that make a difference: Residential spaces and Timing of Sexual debut in Nigeria. American Sociological Association, 110th Annual Conference, Chicago, August 22-25.

 

2015    Boateng, G.O. & Amoyaw, J.A. Six Decades after Independence: The Enduring influence of Missionary Activities on Inequalities in Ghana. American Sociological Association, 110th Annual Conference, Chicago, August 22-25.

 

2015    Boateng, G.O. ‘Go Back to Your Country’ – Exploring the Nature of Conflicts Experienced by Nurses in Ontario. Canadian Sociological Association, 2015 Conference, University of Ottawa, Ontario, June 1-5.

 

2014    Boateng, G.O. & Amoyaw, J.A.  Examining the Reciprocal Relationship between Perceived Health Status and Happiness: Evidence from Three Welfare Regimes. American Sociological Association, 109th Annual Conference, San Francisco, California., August 16-19.

 

2014    Amoyaw, J.A. & Boateng, G. O. Conundrum of Sexual-Decision Making and Safer Sex Behaviour among Married Women in Zambia. American Sociological Association, 109th Annual Conference, San Francisco, California., August 16-19.

 

2014    Amoyaw, J.A. & Boateng, G. O. Safe Motherhood Behaviours of Women Enrolled under Ghana’s Anti-cash and Carry Health Insurance Scheme. Canadian Sociological Association, 2014 Conference, Brock University, St. Catherine’s, Ontario, May 26-30.

 

2014    Boateng, G.O. & Etherington, N.  Are the Educated in Developed Countries Really Healthy—Eight OECD Countries in Focus. QICSS International Conference on Social Policy and Health Inequalities: An International Perspective, Montreal, Quebec., May 7-9.

 

2013    Boateng, G. O., Srofenyoh, E., & Odei Boateng, M. Symptomatic Patterns of Near Miss Maternity Cases in Ghana, Assessing Individual and Structural Factors. XVth International Symposium in Medical/Health Geography—IMGS 2013, East Lansing, Michigan. July 7-12.

 

2013    Boateng, G.O. An Empirical Analysis of Women’s Empowerment in Ghana – Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California. April 9-13.

 

2013    Boateng, G.O.  Wealth, Women’s Autonomy and Right Knowledge: Negotiating for Safer Sex among Married women in Cambodia. 2nd Annual Health & Aging Graduate Research Conference (HGRC), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario., March 1.

 

2012    Boateng, G.O. Women’s Autonomy and Health, A Case of Married Women in Ghana. Canadian Association of Geographers - Ontario Division, Annual Meeting, University of Toronto, Scarborough, CAGONT Conference, Toronto, Ontario, October 12-13.

 

2012    Boateng, G.O. Women in Banking in Ghana: Barriers and Opportunities. Canadian Sociological Association, 2012 Conference, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, May 29-June 2.

Dr. Boateng's publications over the years and counting can be grouped into five (5) domains.

Research Theme 4:

Health

Inequalities in 

Health Systems

  1. Boateng, G.O. & Brown, K.K. (2021). “Go Back to Your Country”: Exploring nurses experiences of workplace conflicts involving patients and close relatives in two Canadian cities. Nursing Inquiry. Doi: 10.111/nin.12444.

 

  1. Brown, K., Kindratt, T., Boateng, G.O., & Brannon, G.E. (2021). Racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare rating diabetes self-efficacy, and diabetes management among non-pregnant women of child bearing age: does socio-economic status matter? Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 1-10.

 

  1. Brown, K., Boateng, G.O., Ossom-Williamson, P., & Haygood, L. (2021). Defining, conceptualizing, and measuring perceived maternal care quality in low-to high-income countries: a scoping review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 10, 61.

 

  1. Wachter, K., Bunn, M., Schuster, R.C., Boateng, G.O., Cameli, K., Johnson-Agbakwu, C. (2021). A scoping review of social support research among refugees in resettlement: implications for conceptual and empirical research. Journal of Refugee Studies, doi: 10.1093/jrs/feab040.

 

  1. Boateng, G. O., Schuster, R. & Odei Boateng, M. (2019). Uncovering a health and wellbeing gap among professional nurses: situated experiences of direct care nurses in two Canadian cities. Social Science and Medicine. 242, 112568.

 

  1. Boateng, G. O. & Adams, T.L (2016).  ‘Drop dead…I need your Job’: An Exploratory Study of the Nurse-to-Nurse Conflict in Two Ontario Cities. Social Science and Medicine, 155, 35-42

Publication Categories

Research Theme 2:

COVID-19

and 

Health Effects

  1. Talha, A., Boateng, G.O., Medeiros, A.P., Raj, M. (2021) Caregiving. In E.Jurkowski & A. Guest (Ed.). Healthy Aging through the Social Determinants of Health. Washington: APHA Press *

 

  1. Boateng, G.O., Lartey, S.T., Baiden, P., Si, L., Biritwum, R.B., Ziyad, B.T., Kowal, P., Magnussen, C.G., Palmer, A.J, & Luginaah, I. (2021). Measuring hypertension progression with transition probabilities: Estimates from the WHO SAGE Longitudinal study. Frontiers of Public Health, 9:571110. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.571110.

 

  1. Lartey, S.T., Si., L., Lung, T., Magnussen, C.G., Boateng, G.O., Minicuci, N., Kowal, P., Hayes, A., deGraaff, B., Blizzard, L., & Palmer, A.J. (2020). Impact of overweight and obesity on life expectancy, years of life lost, quality-adjusted life years, and lifetime costs in the adult population in Ghana. British Medical Journal - Global Health, 5, e003332.

 

  1. Yadav, U.N., Thapa, T.B., Mistry, S.K., Ghimire, S., Boateng, G.O., & Callaghan, C.O. (2020). Biosocial and disease conditions are associated with good quality of life among older adults in rural eastern Nepal. PloS ONE, 15(11), e0242942.

 

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