The Department of Public Administration and Health Services Management (PASM), of UGBS, has organised oral presentations for its final year Master of Philosophy (MPhil), students at the main campus of UGBS, on 5th July, 2017. The oral presentations offered students the opportunity to score marks while receiving input from faculty who are empanelled to review and provide guidance to the students.
The students identified gaps in literature on Health Services Management, discussed their findings and contributions to theory and practice, as well as recommended future research to improve health services management in Ghana. Ibrahim Jatuat presented on “Evaluation of Maternal Pathways in Public Hospitals”, using the La Dade Kotopong Municipal and the Police hospitals as case studies.
Anaba Anongeba Emmanuel offered insights into “Assessing Adolescent Health Care quality in Ghana’s Health Care Facilities: A Case Study of Adolescent Health Corners in Tema Metropolis”.
Quality of Hospital-Based Childbirth and Consumer Utilisation Behaviour in Denkyembour District of the Eastern Region of Ghana, was presented by Solomon Mensah.
George Anane Antwi, with interest in Procurement Plan implementation, presented a comparative study on his findings on the Oda Government and the Pentecost Mission hospitals.
Radolph Nortey presented on “the Impact of Health Literacy and Causal Beliefs on Chronic Disease Management in a Ghanaian Population”.
Lawrencia Aggrey-Bluwey’s thesis dwelled on the “Assertive and Disruptive Behaviours among Nurses; A Comparative Study between Public and Private Health Institutions in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana”.
Gbela Aliu Wahab’s “Adoption of Cloud Health Records System in Ghana”, concluded the presentations for the day.
Chairperson of the panel, Dr. Lilly Yarney, advised the students to note down critiques and incorporate them to reflect in their thesis. Other panel members were, Dr. Francis Anderson Adzei and Dr. Aaron Abuosi
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