The Project

Our project aims to investigate more closely, and with a historical perspective, the changes taking place in disease patterns, and the lived experience of illness in Africa.

The Team

We are a team of highly-experienced researchers with multi-disciplinary backgrounds.


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Latest Stories from Our Blog

Community perceptions on the role of sexual activity on stroke: a qualitative study exploring the views of Ghanaian local community residents

Stroke is a major cause of morbidity and mortality and sometimes comes with multifaceted complications including sexual dysfunction. Even though there is some evidence that living with a stroke can result in sexual dysfunction, there are contradictory views regarding...

Improving Stroke Rehabilitation in Ghana

Overview and context On 14th February 2019, a public engagement workshop on ‘improving stroke rehabilitation in Ghana’ was held at the University of Ghana. This was a collaboration between the Institute of Advanced Studies (UCL) and the Academic Partnership for...

Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment and control in Ghanaian population

Hypertension is a global public health issue and it contributes significantly to cardiovascular disease, kidney failure, premature deaths and disabilities. Due to the increase in the burden of hypertension in Ghana, and the visible impact on cardiovascular disease,...