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Oksana Debrah

Country of origin: Ukraine Currently in: Ghana, Accra General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2018 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2011 Master Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
1998 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

1. Co-infection of herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus and their risks factors for cervical epithelial cell abnormalities among Ghanaian women 2. Determination of microbial contamination on the mobile phones of clinical and non-clinical staff at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Accra, Ghana


Publications resulting from Research: 


1. Debrah O., Agyemang-Yeboah F., Asmah R.H., Timmy-Donkoh E., Seini M.M., Fondjo L.A., Sight N., Owusu-Dabo E.(2018). Sero-prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 among women attending routine Cervicare clinics in Ghana. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18:378, doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3288.
2. Agyemang-Yeboah F., Debrah O., Timmy-Donkoh E., Asmah R.H., Seini M.M. (2019). Commentary: Sero-prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 among women attending routine Cervicare clinics in Ghana. Current Funding of Infectious Diseases, 23:1. RD-INF-10005.
3. Agyemang-Yeboah F., Debrah O., Timmy-Donkoh E., Asmah R.H., Seini M.M. (2018). Co-Infection prevalence of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 With Human Papillomavirus and Associated Risk Factors among Asymptomatic Women in Ghana. Int J Infect Dis and Therapy, 3:13, 45-51. Doi: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20180303.11.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Administration
Teaching

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 Rome, Italy 3rd Global Congress on Vaccine and Vaccinations
2016 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Infectious disease and women health UNESCO-MARS 2016 Research Summit
2016 Accra, Ghana International West Africa Histology Congress.
2011 East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa 2011 Joint International Research Conference,Walter Sisulu University
2011 Accra, Ghana 5th Annual Scientific Conference, The college of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon
2019 Accra, Ghana 2019 National Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Conference

Affiliations

Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists
African Society for Laboratory Medicine
American Society for Microbiology
Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
The West African Postgraduate College of Medical Laboratory Science
Accra Technical University

Presentation given

2018
Relationship between cervical epithelial cell abnormalities and co-infection with herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus among unscreened women in Ghana
Roma, Italy
Event: 3rd Global Congress on Vaccine and Vaccinations
2016
Sero-prevalence of HSV-1 and HSV-2 among women attending routine Cervicare clinics in Ghana
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Event: Infectious disease and women health UNESCO-MARS 2016 Research Summit
2011
Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein and free beta-human chorionic gonadotropin in the second trimester: implication for Down’s syndrome in the Ghanaian population
East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Event: 2011 Joint International Research Conference,Walter Sisulu University

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