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1.      Achebe N, et al. History Textbook: West African Senior School Certificate Examination. British Arts and Humanities Research Council, 2018

2.      Adu-Gyamfi , S. “From Motorola Dynatac to Apple iPhone 10 plus: responses on the use of mobile telephony technology from a University community.” Socialinių Mokslų Studijos 9.1 (2107): 65-89

3.      Adu-Gyamfi S. “Ancient Egyptian Medicine: A Systematic Review.” Annals of Philosophy, Social and Human Disciplines 2.1 (2015)

4.      Adu-Gyamfi, S and  R Verghese. “Primary Health Care Revisited: A Review of the October 2018 Contact Issue.” Christian Journal for Global Health 6.1 (2019): 108-116

5.      Adu-Gyamfi, S and A Dramani. “Sustaining Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme through Preventive Healthcare Strategies and Legislation.” International and Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Sciences 6.1 (2017):47-69

6.      Adu-Gyamfi, S and C Marfo. “Preventive healthcare tapestry: ensuring a resonance.” Art Human Open Acc J 2 .6 (2018): 416-420

7.      Adu-Gyamfi, S and E A Anderson. “Indigenous Medicine and Traditional Healing in Africa: a Systematic Synthesis of the Literature.” Journal of Philosophy, Social and Human Disciplines 1 (2019): 69-97

8.      Adu-Gyamfi, S and E Brenya. “External Forces on Africa’s Democracy and Development.” Epiphany 8.3 (2015): 28-56

9.      Adu-Gyamfi, S and E Brenya. “Nursing in Ghana: a search for Florence nightingale in an African City.” International Scholarly Research Notices 7 (2016 )

10.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and E Brenya. “Rehushing Commentaries on the Effects and Potential Benefits of Cannabis: Lessons Ghana Can Learn From USA and Canada.” Global Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences 3.3 (2014): 10-20

11.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and E Brenya. “The Marijuana Factor in a University in Ghana: A Survey.” Journal of Siberian Federal University Humanities & Social Sciences           2 (2015): 2162-2182

12.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and HT Yartey. “Politics of issues or of sides: a treatise on what caused the eventual outcome of the 2012 Presidential Elections in Ghana.” Journal of Emerging Trends in Educational Research and Policy Studies 5 (2014)

13.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and HT Yartey. “The role of the National Commission for civic education in citizenship education during and after elections: A focus on the 2012 Elections in Ghana.” International Journal Social Sciences and Education 5(4): 2015

14.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and J Bing. “Traditional Healing Narratives from a Community in Ghana: An Empirical Study.” Journal of Basic and Applied Research International 17.2 (2016): 125-135

15.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and Oware, R. Economy and Health in the Gold Coast, 1902-1957.  African Economic History (AEH), 47.2. (Forthcoming)

16.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and R Adjei. Traditional Medicine: Narratives from an Indigenous Population. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, 2017

17.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and R Mohammed Gyasi. “Skin Bleaching: A Perspective on the Ghanaian Phenomenon.”  Available from

18.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and R Oware. “Wesleyan Mission Medicine in Asante (1901-2000).” Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences Studies 18.2 (2018)

19.  Adu-Gyamfi, S and WJ Donkoh. “A Historical Review of Diseases and Disease Prevention in Gold Coast: A Focus on Asante (1900-1957).” Historical Research Letter 5 (2013)

20.  Adu-Gyamfi, S et al. “Nuclear Energy in Ghana? History, Science and Policy.” Journal of Social and Development Sciences 8.3 (2017): 11-34

21.  Adu-Gyamfi, S et al. “Science and Technology as Factors Advancing Ghana’s Healthcare: Past and Present.” Current Issues of Social Studies and History of Medіcine 2.22 (2019): 78-87

22.  Adu-Gyamfi, S et al. “Science, Technology and Healthcare Delivery in Ghana: A Historical Perspective.” Journal of History of Culture, Science and Medicine 10.18 (2019): 94-115

23.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, Awuah D B and Amakye-Boateng K. “The Economic History of Health and Non-Governmental Organisations in Ghana”. African Review of Economics and Finance (AREF). (Forthcoming)

24.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and A Amoah. “National Health Insurance Scheme of Ejisu-Juaben and Matters Arising.” International Journal of Science Studies 3.5 (2015)

25.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and D Owusu-Ansah. “History’s Role in Policy Making: Proffering Solutions and Questions for Humanity and the Ghanaian Context.” Modern Research Studies: International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (2016)

26.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and E Abakah. “Artisanal Mining and Its Ramifications on the People of Prestea.” Current Research Journal of Social Sciences (2016)

27.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and EEL Lamptey. “Accommodation reforms and its effects on students: A focus on Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology from 1960 to 2013.” Global Journal of Human-Social Science 14.2 (2014): 1-29

28.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and G Nuako Adjei. “National Health Insurance and Free Maternal Healthcare in Ghana: Responses from Women and Health Workers in Akropong.” Modern Research Studies: An International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (2015)

29.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and JM Ogu. “Historical Analysis of Political-Democratic Liberation in Africa: A Review Paper.” International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities 10.2 (2016): 1-12

30.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and PN Egyir. “Public Health in Colonial and Post-Colonial Ghana: Lesson-Drawing for the Twenty-First Century.” Studies in Arts and Humanities 3.1 (2017): 34-54

31.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya and S Gariba. “The Balkans and the European Union.” Epiphany 9.2 (2016): 91-105

32.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, E Brenya, GN Adjei. “Maternal and Infant Health Section of the Demographic and Health Survey Report of Ghana, 2008: A Commentary.” Journal of Humanity 4.1 (2016): 35-43

33.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, et al. “Neo-medical practice and disease control in Ghana: perspectives on Atiwa district (1960–2010).” Romanian Journal of Sociological Studies 1 (2018)

34.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, et al. “Public Health: Socio-Political History of a People (1902-1966).” Journal of Arts and Humanities 6.8 (2017): 11-32

35.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, et al. “Western Medicine in a Community in Ghana: A Social Change Review.” Social Change Review 1 (2019)

36.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, et al. “Words in Healing: Some Ethnographic Observations from the Hohoe Area of Ghana.” International Journal of Social Sciences and Education (IJSSE) 8.3 (2018): 77-94

37.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, P Osei-wusu Adjei and C Tetteh. “The Waste Management Department of the Metropolitan Assembly of a City in Ghana (1992-2016): An Evidence Based Assessment from a People.” Finnish Journal of Environmental History (2017)

38.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, POW Adjei and D Owusu-Ansah. “Preventive Healthcare Strategies and Impact among the Asante People of the Early Twentieth Century Gold Coast:  A Historical Narrative and Lessons for the Present Sanitation in Kumase.” Journal of Studies in Social Sciences 5.2 (2013)

39.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, RM Gyasi and BA Poku. “Women Assisting Women in a Village in Ghana: The Role of Traditional Birth Attendants in Wurubegu-Anansu.” International Journal of Body, Mind and Culture 5.1 (2018): 46-60

40.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, RM Gyasi and G Adu-Agyeman. “Skin Bleaching Narratives Responses from Women Bleaches and Stakeholders in Ghana (1950s–2015).” Ethnologia Actualis 18.2 (2018): 100-117

41.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, RM Gyasi and POW Adjei. “Twentieth century Wanzams among the Asante people of Ghana: a historical study of the facts on male circumcision.” Open Journal of Preventive Medicine 4.9 (2014)

42.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, W Joselyn Donkoh and D Owusu-Ansah. “A Historical narrative of the British Colonial Administration’s Clamp down on Witch finding Shrines among the Asante People of the Gold Coast.” International Journal of Arts and Humanities 2.9 (2013): 228-234

43.  Adu-Gyamfi, S, WJ Donkoh, AA Addo. “Educational reforms in Ghana: Past and present”. Journal of Education and Human Development 5.3 (2016): 158-72

44.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture’ edited by Fernando Vidal and Nélia Dias”. History of Anthropology Newsletter 41 (2017)

45.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Book Review: John J Kirton, Andrew F Cooper, Franklyn Lisk, Hany Besada (eds), Moving Health Sovereignty in Africa: Disease, Governance, Climate Change.” Political Studies Review 15.2 (2017): 334-334

46.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Book Review: Kathryne  A.  Rhine. The  Unseen  Things:  Women,  Secrecy,  and  HIV  in  Northern  Nigeria. Indiana University Press, 2016.”  African Studies Quarterly 17.3 (Nov 2017)

47.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “British colonial reform of indigenous medical practices amongst the Asante people of the Gold Coast, 1930-1960.” African Journal of History and culture 7.2 (2015): 57-63

48.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever in Africa: A Necessary Highlight.” International Journal of Public Health 8.1(2019): 1-13

49.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “From Present African Health Care Systems to the Future.” in  Epidemics and the Health of African Nations (2019): 316

50.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “From Vital Force to the Scientific or an Admixture: A Historical Discourse on Individuals Value for Indigenous Medical Practices in Ghana.” Journal of Basic and Applied Research International (2018)

51.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Islamic traditional healing amongst the people of Sampa in Ghana: An empirical study.” International Journal of Arts & Humanities 3.7 (2014): 105-114

52.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Mental Health Service in Ghana: A Review of the Case.” International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS) 6.4 (2017)

53.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Religion and Sanitation in a City in Ghana: A Conundrum?” Bhatter College Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies 8.1 (2018)

54.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Review Essay: Ingenius Citizenship: Recrafting Democracy for Social Change.” Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice 38.2 (2016): 239-242

55.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Review of:“Disease Diplomacy: International Norms and Global Health Security” Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) (2018)

56.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Review of:“The Human Right to Water: Significance, Legal Status and Implications for Water Allocation.” Acuns. Org (2016)

57.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “Spiritual and Indigenous Healing Practices among the Asante People of Ghana: A Testimonial from Twenty-First Century Practitioners and Recipients in Kumase.” Journal of Basic and Applied Research International 12.1 (2016): 39-50

58.  Adu-Gyamfi, S. “The science of subjective well-being.” African Review of Economics and Finance-Aref 7.1 (2015): 124-126

59.  Adu-Gyamfi, S., Amakye-Boateng, K., Oware, Richard. “The Media and Socio-political change: A Snapshot of North Africa and Ghana’s Case.” Paramita: Historical Studies Journal 29.1 (2019): 58-65

60.  Adu-Gyamfi, S., et al. “Neo-medical practice and disease control in Ghana: perspectives on Atiwa district (1960– 2010)”. Romanian Journal of Sociological Studies 2 (2018)

61.  Adu-Gyamfi, S., Gyasi, R. M., and Poku, B. A. “Women Assisting Women in a Village in Ghana: The Role of Traditional Birth Attendants in Wurubegu-Anansu.” International Journal of Body, Mind and Culture5.1 (2018): 46-60

62.  Adu-Gyamfi, Samuel, Ivan M. Ashaba, and Sebastian A. Paalo. “State Fragility, Regime Survival and Spoilers in South Sudan.” Kervan. International Journal of Afro-Asiatic Studies 23.1 (2019)

63.  Adu-Gyamfi, Samuel, W. J. Donkoh, and Daniel Owusu-Ansah. “A Historical Narrative of the British Colonial Administration’s Clampdown on Witch finding Shrines amongst the Asante People of the Gold Coast.” International Journal of Arts and Humanities 2.9 (2013): 228-234

64.  Adu-Gymafi, S, Wj Donkoh, and DNA Gyamfuah. “Review of the History of Distilled Liquor and Its Impact on the Kumasi People of Ghana.”  Annals of  Philosophy, Social and Human Disciplines 1(2017)

65.  Brenya, E and S Adu-Gyamfi. “Analytical Review of the Internal Forces on Africa’s Democracy and Development.” European Scientific Journal 11.35 (2015)

66.  Brenya, E and S Adu-Gyamfi. “Interest groups, issue definition and the politics of healthcare in Ghana.” Public policy and administration Research 4.6 (2014): 88-96

67.  Brenya, E et al. “The Rawlings’ Factor in Ghana’s Politics: An Appraisal of Some Secondary and Primary Data.” Journal of Political Sciences and Public Affairs 3 (2015)

68.  Brenya, E, et al. “Public service motivation in Ghanaian civil service: A case study of Ejisu-Juabeng municipality.” International Journal of Public Administration 40.2 (2017): 164-175

69.  Brenya, E, S Adu-Gyamfi and E Warden. “Globalization and Development Gap in Developing Countries: A Comparison of Post-Independence Development Trajectories of Ghana and Singapore.” Asia Pacific Journal of Education, Arts and Sciences 4.3 (2017): 114-120

70.  Gyasi, R M,  et al. “Sociocultural hegemony, gendered identity, and use of traditional and complementary medicine in Ghana.” Women & health 58.5 (2018): 598-615

71.  Gyasi, R M,  et al. “The capabilities of nurses for complementary and traditional medicine integration in Africa.” The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 24.3 (2018): 282-290

72.  Gyasi, R M, et al. “Do health beliefs explain traditional medical therapies utilisation? Evidence from Ghana.” Cogent Social Sciences 2.1 (2016)

73.  Gyasi, R. M., et al. “Nurses’ knowledge, clinical practice and attitude towards unconventional medicine: Implications for intercultural healthcare.” Complementary therapies in clinical practice 29 (2017): 1-8

74.  Owusu-Ansah, Daniel, et al. “Corporate social responsibility of mining companies in Ghana: The case of Newmont Ghana Gold Limited at Ahafo.” Journal of Social and Development Sciences 6.4 (2015): 52-70

75.  Sanka, CG, S Adu-Gyamfi and CO Marfo. “The politics and poetics of certain traditional circumstantial names: Sisaali culture of Ghana.” International Humanities Studies 3.3 (2016)

76.  Sanusi, A H and Adu-Gyamfi S. “Ghana’s foreign policy: Some regional and national interests.” Journal of Human Sciences 14.1 (2017): 598-608

77.  Sanusi, A H and S Adu-Gyamfi. “Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: The Conundrum between Russia and the US in Syria et al.” Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 1.2 (2106): 36-42

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