Senior Lecturer at the Regional Institute for Population Studies (RIPS) of the University of Ghana, Dr. Ayaga Bawah, has been awarded the prestigious Elsevier Atlas Award for producing the ‘Best Article’ for the month of January 2019.
The winning article was under the topic “Does the provision of community health services offset the effects of poverty and low maternal educational attainment on childhood mortality?; An analysis of the equity effect of the Navrongo experiment in Northern Ghana” was published in the journal SSM – Population Health.
It was selected from among thousands of published articles that were shortlisted for the award.
Dr. Bawah, after receiving the award thanked all his research team members for their support in the research. He also thanked Elsevier for acknowledging his work.
The award was presented at a small ceremony at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy.
Each month a single Atlas article is selected from published research from across Elsevier’s 3,800 journals hosted at ScienceDirect, by an external advisory board made up of individuals from NGOs including the following organizations, among several others.
Story by: Dorothy Buatsi|universnewsroom.com