Oksana DebrahCountry of origin: Ukraine Currently in: Ghana, Accra General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Degrees2018 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences2011 Master Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology1998 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
1. Co-infection of herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus and their risks factors for cervical epithelial cell abnormalities among Ghanaian women 2. Determination of microbial contamination on the mobile phones of clinical and non-clinical staff at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Accra, Ghana
Publications resulting from Research:
1. Debrah O., Agyemang-Yeboah F., Asmah R.H., Timmy-Donkoh E., Seini M.M., Fondjo L.A., Sight N., Owusu-Dabo E.(2018). Sero-prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 among women attending routine Cervicare clinics in Ghana. BMC Infectious Diseases, 18:378, doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3288.
2. Agyemang-Yeboah F., Debrah O., Timmy-Donkoh E., Asmah R.H., Seini M.M. (2019). Commentary: Sero-prevalence of herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 among women attending routine Cervicare clinics in Ghana. Current Funding of Infectious Diseases, 23:1. RD-INF-10005.
3. Agyemang-Yeboah F., Debrah O., Timmy-Donkoh E., Asmah R.H., Seini M.M. (2018). Co-Infection prevalence of Herpes Simplex Virus Types 1 and 2 With Human Papillomavirus and Associated Risk Factors among Asymptomatic Women in Ghana. Int J Infect Dis and Therapy, 3:13, 45-51. Doi: 10.11648/j.ijidt.20180303.11.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchAdministrationTeaching
Workshop and Conference Attended2018 Rome, Italy 3rd Global Congress on Vaccine and Vaccinations2016 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Infectious disease and women health UNESCO-MARS 2016 Research Summit2016 Accra, Ghana International West Africa Histology Congress.2011 East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa 2011 Joint International Research Conference,Walter Sisulu University2011 Accra, Ghana 5th Annual Scientific Conference, The college of Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon2019 Accra, Ghana 2019 National Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality Conference
AffiliationsGhana Association of Medical Laboratory ScientistsAfrican Society for Laboratory MedicineAmerican Society for MicrobiologyClinical and Laboratory Standards InstituteThe West African Postgraduate College of Medical Laboratory ScienceAccra Technical University
Presentation given2018Relationship between cervical epithelial cell abnormalities and co-infection with herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus among unscreened women in GhanaRoma, ItalyEvent: 3rd Global Congress on Vaccine and Vaccinations2016Sero-prevalence of HSV-1 and HSV-2 among women attending routine Cervicare clinics in GhanaAddis Ababa, EthiopiaEvent: Infectious disease and women health UNESCO-MARS 2016 Research Summit2011Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein and free beta-human chorionic gonadotropin in the second trimester: implication for Down’s syndrome in the Ghanaian populationEast London, Eastern Cape, South AfricaEvent: 2011 Joint International Research Conference,Walter Sisulu University