Felix Apiribu

Felix Apiribu
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology | KNUST · Department of Nursing

PhD MPhil MSc BA

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Additional affiliations
July 2012 - present
Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science and Technology
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Description
  • Teaching, student counselling, student thesis/project supervision, care study supervision, research
Education
August 2006 - June 2008
University of Ghana
Field of study
  • Nursing

Publications

Publications (12)
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Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a key public health and social concern among couples in countries globally. A systematic review was conducted to find out information concerning literature on the perpetration of IPV among couples infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The main objective of this study was to search for evidence of IPV a...
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Aim: To explore novice nurse educators' perspectives on easing the transition from nurse clinician to nurse educator in Ghana. Design: A descriptive qualitative study. Methods: In total, 12 novice nurse educators (NNEs) were recruited from three health training institutions in the Upper East Region of Ghana. Between June and August 2020, individ...
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Aim: This study aims to explore the challenges and benefits of using the nursing process in a Ghanaian Hospital. Design: The study employed a qualitative descriptive design to explore the challenges and the benefits of the utilization of the nursing process. Methods: Twelve (12) Registered Nurses were recruited for the study using purposive samplin...
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With the advent of Anti-Retroviral Therapy, Human Immune Virus, and Acquire Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome is increasingly becoming a chronic disease as life expectancy among People Living With HIV/AIDS has increased. For Children Living With HIV/AIDS the role of the caregivers becomes essential as caregivers’ decisions affect CLWH health. However, the...
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Background: Focal seizures may denote an underlying neurological damage in the brain and may lead to generalized epilepsy if the condition worsens. Therefore, an investigative inquiry is usually needed to determine the extent of disease progression to reduce the impact on the individual's quality of life. In literature, anatomical and functional im...
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ABSTRACT Objective: To explore the experiences, coping strategies, and support systems available for perinatally bereaved mothers. Materials and Methods: A descriptive phenomenological design was employed to explore lived experiences of perinatally bereaved mothers and saturation was reached with the 12th participant. Participants were recruited t...
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Background: Men’s experiences of perpetration of intimate partner violence against their female heterosexual partners following disclosure of their HIV positive status is a global health problem. The forms of IPV and factors associated with IPV following the disclosure are under-researched. In this article, we aim to explore and describe the forms...
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Background: Focal seizures may denote an underlying neurological damage in the brain and may lead to generalized epilepsy if the condition worsens. Therefore, an investigative inquiry is usually needed to determine the extent of disease progression to reduce the impact on the individual's quality of life. In literature, anatomical and functional im...
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Background: Utilisation of institutional delivery service remains a challenge in most developing countries including Ghana and significant proportion of births assisted by skilled birth attendant’s (SBA) remain low. To improve this, insight is needed in many factors inter-relating to influence women place of birth. This study therefore explored and...
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Introduction: Adolescent engagement in sport and other recreational activities has been increasingly embraced worldwide due to its benefits. Notwithstanding, it also remains one of the major contributors to injury burden translating into half of the global injury rate. Yet not much is known about the prevalence of sports-related injuries and the as...
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Background: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection and intimate partner violence (IPV) remain highly sensitive areas that have issues to do with stigmatization in many African countries. Despite the fact that there are several studies on the prevention of HIV, the prevalence of HIV in many African countries is still high. Literature shows th...
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Background In Ghana, limited evidence exists about the geographical accessibility to health facilities providing tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic services to facilitate early diagnosis and treatment. Therefore, we aimed to assess the geographic accessibility to public health facilities providing TB testing services at point-of-care (POC) in the Upper E...

Questions

Question (1)
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I am developing a practical guidelines for IPV assessment and need some help with sample theoretical frameworks that can fastrack my work. Please send me sample ones

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Projects (2)
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To provide evidence based information for targeted improvement of tuberculosis testing services and a tailored active case-finding strategy for key and vulnerable populations in rural Ghana
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To explore and describe men’s lived experiences of perpetrating intimate partner violence on their partners following disclosure of a sero-positive HIV status