Dr. Kofi Afakye

Position: 
Assistant Lecturer
Email Address: 
kafakye@ug.edu.gh
Phone Number: 
+23324 447 6361; +23350 935 1955

He worked with Ministry of Food and Agriculture as Veterinary Officer and District Director of Agriculture. Joined the academia in 2012 as assistant lecturer at School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Basic and Applied Sciences. He obtained an MPhil in Applied Epidemiology and Disease Control from School of Public Health of the University of Ghana in 2011. He has experience in human and animal disease outbreak investigation. Area of research interest is epidemiology of trypanosomosis and rabies.

Current Publications

  1. J. K. L. Opare, C.Ohuabunwo, E. Afari, F. Wurapa, S.O Sackey, J. Der, K. Afakye, and E. Odei, 2012. Outbreak of cholera in the East Akim Municipality of Ghana following unhygienic practices by small-scale gold miners, November 2010 Ghana Medical Journal. Vol. 46. (3)
  2. Jesca Nakayima, Ryo Nakao, Andy Alhassan, Charles Mahama, Kofi Afakye and Chihiro Sugimoto, 2012. Molecular epidemiological studies on animal trypanosomiases in Ghana. Parasites & Vectors, 5:217
  3. Jesca Nakayima, Ryo Nakao, Andy Alhassan, Kyoko Hayashida, Boniface Namangala, Charles Mahama, Kofi Afakye, and Chihiro Sugimoto, 2013. Genetic diversity among Trypanosoma (Duttonella) vivax strains from Zambia and Ghana, based on cathepsin L-like gene. Parasite, 20, 24

Other Publication

  • Papers in Edited Conference Proceedings           3
  • Bulletin Articles                                                  1
  • Conference Papers                                              2