Dr. Adwoa Afrakoma Agyei-Nkansah B.Sc., (Hons), MBChB, MPH, FWACP

Consultant Physician/ Hepatologist, Lecturer

University of Ghana Medical School

Dr. Adwoa Afrakoma Agyei-Nkansah is a Consultant Physician at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) – Ghana. She is also a lecturer, in the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Ghana. Additionally, she is the Head of Medical Ward One Unit (Gastroenterology/Hepatology and Cardiac Ward), Department of Medicine, KBTH. Dr. Adwoa Afrakoma Agyei-Nkansah Heads the Chest clinic (Tuberculosis unit), Department of Medicine, KBTH.

She is a West African College of Physicians, and holds a Master’s in Public Health from the University of Ghana School of Public Health. She is a Council member of IC-HEP USA, a Board Member of the Hepatitis Foundation of Ghana and the Foundation for Africa Relief, USA.

She is a Reviewer of the Ghana Medical Journal, and East African Journal. She is a member of the Advisory Board - Hepatitis Control Program, Ghana. She is also a visiting scholar at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital of Harvard Medical School, USA., amongst several others.

Professionally, she is a Member of the Ghana Medical Association, the Ghana Society of Internal Medicine, the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL), the Ghana Association for the Study of Liver and Digestive Diseases, and a member of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Adwoa Afrakoma Agyei-Nkansah has attended and presented at numerous local and international conferences and events. She also has over seventeen (17) collaborated research and publications to her name, as well as numerous book chapter reviews. These include:

1. Nutritional management of cirrhosis patients: A qualitative study exploring perceptions of patients and health workers in Ghana. Clinical Nutrition ESPEN (34), December (2019), pages 18-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnesp.2019.09.010.
2. Aetiology of Upper Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients presenting at St. Dominic Hospital, Akwatia, Ghana. Int. J Med Health Sci.8 (4) Oct 2019. https://www.ijmhs.net ISSN: 2277-4505.

3. Response Rate to Vaccination against Hepatitis among health care workers at St. Dominic Hospital, Akwatia, Ghana. Int. J Med Health Sci.8 (4) Oct 2019. https://www.ijmhs.net ISSN: 2277-4505.

4. Indications and findings of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in patients presenting to a District Hospital, Ghana. Pan Afr Med J 2019 Oct 11; 34:82, doi:10.11604/pamj.2019.34.82.18002.eCollection 2019.

5. Prevalence of Clinically Significant Endoscopic Findings and its Relation to Alarm Symptoms and Age in Patients Attending Clinic at St. Dominic hospital, Akwatia, Ghana. International Journal of current Advanced Research Vol. 8, Issue 05(B), PP18612-18616, May 2019. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/ijcar.2019.18616.3563.

6. Ghana Preparing for the Management of Antiretroviral Drugs Findings and Recommendations of the ARV Assessment Team

7. National treatment guidelines for Antiretroviral therapy (2nd edition) National HIV/AIDS/ STI Control Programme, Ministry of Health / Ghana Health Service. August 2010.

8. Guidelines for Antiretroviral Therapy in Ghana National HIV/AIDS/ STI Control Programme Ministry of Health / Ghana Health Service.

9. Guidelines for Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy in Ghana. May 2018.

Dr. Adwoa Afrakoma Agyei-Nkansah is married with children.


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