Dr Yeetey Akpe K. Enuameh

Dr Yeetey Akpe K. Enuameh MD, MSc, DrPH
MD, Clinical Research Fellow


Yeetey qualified as a Physician from the Pirogov's Vinnitsa State Medical University, Vinnitsa, in the Ukraine in 1997. In 2005, he graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi with a Master of Science in Health Service Management and Planning. He currently holds a DrPH Community Health and Prevention from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

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Yeetey joined the Kintampo Health Research Centre in March 2007 as a Clinical Research Fellow. He currently is a member of the team working on Malaria Vaccine Trials. He is as well the convener of the Joanna Briggs Institute- Kintampo Health Research Centre Evidence Synthesis Group (JBI- KHRC ESG).

Areas of research interest
Evidence-based health care, Health Policy and Policy Communication, Maternal and Child Health, Adolescent health, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Non Communicable Diseases, Infectious Diseases, Neglected Tropical Diseases


  1. Kofi Issah, Kennedy Nartey, Richard Amoah, Emmanuel George Bachan, Jacob Aleeba, Enuameh Yeetey and Timothy Letsa. Assessment of the usefulness of integrated disease surveillance and response on suspected ebola cases in the Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana. Infectious Diseases of Poverty. 2015, 4 (7).
  2. George Adjei, Yeetey Enuameh, Kwaku Poku Asante, Frank Baiden, Obed Ernest A Nettey, Sulemana Abubakari, Emmanuel Mahama, Stephaney Gyaase and Seth Owusu-Agyei. Predictors of abortions in rural Ghana: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2015, 15 (2).
  3. Obed Ernest A. Nettey, Yeetey A. Enuameh, Emmanuel Mahama, Abubakari Sulemana, George Adjei, Stephaney Gyaase, Samuel Afari-Asiedu, Robert Adda, Abena Konadu Yawson, Gifty Fosuaa Nuamah, Edward Apraku Anane, Livesy Abokyi, Charles Zandoh, Martha Abdulai, Ellen Abrafi Boamah, Kwame Adjei, Seeba Amenga-Etego, Francis Dzabeng, Charlotte Tawiah-Agyeman, Frank Baiden, Kwaku Poku Asante and Seth Owusu-Agyei. Family planning awareness, perception and practice among community members in the Kintampo districts of Ghana. Advances in Reproductive Sciences, 2015, 3, 1-12
  4. George Adjei, Yeetey Enuameh, Kingsley Osei-Kwakye, Livesy Abokyi, Samuel Kofi Tchum, Emmanuel Koku, 2015. Societal factors that predispose children under five years to severe malaria in developing countries: a systematic review of qualitative evidence. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 2014; 12(12)141-209
  5. Yeetey Enuameh , Charlotte Tawiah, Samuel Afari-Asiedu, Obed Ernest A. Nettey, Abubakari Sulemana, Emmanuel Mahama, George Adjei, Ellen Boamah, Alex Manu, Stephanie Gyaase, Charles Zandoh, Nelson Amanfo, Kwaku Poku Asante, Timothy Letsa & Seth Owusu-Agyei, 2014. Making Family Planning Services Relevant to Adolescents: Perspectives from Rural Communities in Central Ghana. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine, 4, 852-859
  6. Kathrin Shuldt, Jennifer Evans, Julia Lenzen, Christa Ehmen, Birgit Muntau, Jurgen Sieversten, Yeetey Enuameh, Kingsley Osei-Kwakye, Ernest Cudjoe Opoku, Edmund NL Browne, Rolf Horstmann, Christian Timmann. Disentangling malaria anaemia. Malaria Journal, 2014; 13(suppl 1):O21
  7. Bright Akpalu, Kenneth Ae-Ngbise, Francis Agbokey, George Adjei & Yeetey Enuameh. Association Between Plasmodium Falciparum Malaria and the Mental Health of Children Between Five Years and Nineteen Years in Sub-Saharan Africa. A Systematic Review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 2014;12(3)133-165
  8. Kingsley Osei-Kwakye, KwakuPoku Asante, Emmanuel Mahama, Stephen Apanga, Ruth Owusu, Evans Kwara, George Adjei, Livesy Abokyi, Enuameh Yeetey, David Kwame Dosoo, Damien Punguyire & Seth Owusu-Agyei, 2013. The Benefits or Otherwise of Managing Malaria Cases with or without Laboratory Diagnosis: The Experience in a District Hospital in Ghana. PLoS ONE 8 (3): e58107. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058107
  9. Enuameh Y , White S, Adjei G, Abokyi L, Owusu-Agyei S & Pearson A. Perceived Facilitators and Barriers to Interventions aimed at Reducing Unintended Pregnancy among Adolescents in Low and Middle Income (Developing) Countries: a Systematic Review of Qualitative Evidence. Joanna Briggs Library of Systematic Reviews, 2012; 10(52): 3338-3413
  10. Enuameh Y , Boamah E, Nettey OE, Tawiah C, Manu A, Sulemana A, Zandoh C, Adjei G, Mahama E, Gyaase S, Afari-Asiedu S & Owusu-Agyei S, 2012. Improving Family Planning Service Delivery to Adolescents in Ghana: Evidence from Rural Communities in Central Ghana. Measure Evaluation PRH Working Paper Series. WP-12-128. USAID/ Measure Evaluation PRH.
  11. White S, Shultz T & Enuameh YAK., 2011. Synthesizing Evidence of Diagnostic Accuracy (Book 6). Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins/Joanna Briggs Institute
  12. Enuameh Y , Abokyi L & Adjei G. The Experience of Living with Co-Morbidities of Chronic Lymphatic Filariasis among Patients 15 Years and Older in Developing Countries: A Systematic Review. JBI Library of Systematic Reviews, 2010; 8:(14) 589-620
  13. Enuameh YAK , Browne ENL, Owusu-Dabo E, Otupiri E & Edusei A, 2007. Feasibility of Abstinence as a Preventive Strategy for HIV/ AIDS Control in the University Student Community in Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of Science and Technology (Ghana), 27, 2.

Selected research grants


  1. PI: The Ghana Adolescent Reproductive Health (GHARH) Program funded by DFID through the Futures Group Europe for the study: Enhancing sexual and reproductive service health delivery to adolescents in Ghana: perspectives from adolescents and other stakeholders in the Brong Ahafo Region (US$30,602)
  2. PI: WHO Grants Program on Evidence Synthesis on Strategies for Implementing Interventions for Achieving MDGs 4, 5 & 6 for the Systematic Review: Facilitators and Barriers to Interventions Aimed at Reducing Unintended Pregnancies among Adolescents in Low and Middle Income (Developing) Countries ($30,000)
  3. PI: Measure Evaluation Population and Reproductive Health (Measure Evaluation PRH) Project- a USAID Funded Project: Improving Family Planning (FP) Service Delivery to Adolescents in Ghana using Data from the Kintampo Health and Demographic Surveillance System (KHDSS) ($6,000)