Articles by Author: Esther Gyedu Akoto

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  1. Utilization of shea fruit to enhance food security and reduce poverty in Ghana

    Utilization of shea fruit to enhance food security and reduce poverty in Ghana

    The shea tree grows extensively in the northern part of Ghana, which is known to be one of the poorest areas in the country. To help reduce poverty and enhance food security in this area, attempts were made to add...
  2. Plant Nematodes in the Bergplaas Plantation, Western Cape Province with a Description of a New <em>Criconema</em> Species and Notes on Two Known Species of Criconematidae

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    During a survey of plant-parasitic nematodes in the Bergplaas Plantation, Western Cape Province, one Acacia melanoxylon compartment, seven Pinus compartments and twenty-two pockets of indigenous forest and virgin veld were sampled. Criconema, Rotylenchus and Scutellonema species were found at most...
  3. Word and phoneme frequency of occurrence in conversational Setswana: a clinical linguistic application

    Word and phoneme frequency of occurrence in conversational Setswana: a clinical linguistic application

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Few studies are available that analyze the frequency of occurrence of phonemes in Setswana in conversational discourse. This information is important to better understand the phonemic importance of various phonemes and would contribute to a foundation of data to support...
  4. Terminology development versus concept development through discourse: insights from a dual-medium BA degree

    Terminology development versus concept development through discourse: insights from a dual-medium BA degree

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Drawing from our experience of conceptualising and implementing a dual-medium undergraduate BA degree (in Sesotho sa Leboa and English) at the University of Limpopo, we make a case for using African languages as media of instruction in higher education. In...
  5. Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, sexual behaviour and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among female students of the University of Buea, Cameroon

    Knowledge of HIV/AIDS, sexual behaviour and prevalence of sexually transmitted infections among female students of the University of Buea, Cameroon

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study investigates the cognitive effect of knowledge and protective practices on the prevalence of HIV and some sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female students of the University of Buea, Cameroon. A cross-sectional study involving the analysis of a questionnaire...
  6. Neglected older women and men: Exploring age and gender as structural drivers of HIV among people aged over 60 in Uganda

    Neglected older women and men: Exploring age and gender as structural drivers of HIV among people aged over 60 in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This study explored how women's and men's gendered experiences from childhood to old age have shaped their vulnerability in relation to HIV both in terms of their individual risk of HIV and their access to and experiences of HIV services...
  7. Effects of human activities on the Waterval River, Vaal River catchment, South Africa

    Effects of human activities on the Waterval River, Vaal River catchment, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Rand Water's chemical water quality data from 1991 to 2000 were used to assess the water quality of the Waterval River, which contributes about 111 x 106m3 of water to the Vaal River annually. Due to a biological community's ability...
  8. Validation of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist in HIV-infected Batswana

    Validation of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist in HIV-infected Batswana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: To determine the validity of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC), a brief measure of psychosocial health, for screening HIV+ Batswana children.
  9. Lymphovascular space invasion in early-stage endometrial cancer: adjuvant treatment and patterns of recurrence

    Lymphovascular space invasion in early-stage endometrial cancer: adjuvant treatment and patterns of recurrence

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
    Background: In early-stage endometrial cancer, lymphovascular space invasion (LVSI) is an independent predictor of relapse of disease and poorer survival. Nevertheless, adjuvant treatment for LVSI-positive patients is variable.