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Ama de-Graft Aikins: Unravelling the complexities of chronic illness experiences in African communities – A Lancet Psychiatry Profile

Professor Ama de-Graft Aikins, the Principal Investigator (PI) for the Chronicity and Care in African Contexts project, was interviewed by Priya Venkatesan for a The Lancet Psychiatry profile in December 2021. The Lancet Psychiatry (TLP)  is an authoritative forum for key opinion leaders across medicine, government, and health systems to influence clinical practice, explore global policy, …

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Conversation with Labram Musah, National Coordinator, Ghana NCD Alliance

Welcome to the Chronic Care Matters podcast, a conversation series of the Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project. Chronic Care Matters features conversations with individuals and caregivers with personal experiences of chronic illness, and with researchers, health professionals and advocates who are working with African communities on the continent and in the diaspora. We …

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Conversation with Christopher Kwizera, Programs Manager/CEO, Uganda NCD Alliance

Welcome to the Chronic Care Matters podcast, a conversation series of the Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project. Chronic Care Matters features conversations with individuals and caregivers with personal experiences of chronic illness, and with researchers, health professionals and advocates who are working with African communities on the continent and in the diaspora. We …

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Caregiving and Living with Cerebral Palsy: Story of a Mother and Daughter – Lydia and Farida Bedwei

Welcome to the Chronic Care Matters podcast, a conversation series of the Chronicity and Care in African Contexts Project. Chronic Care Matters features conversations with individuals and caregivers with personal experiences of chronic illness, and with researchers, health professionals and advocates who are working with African communities on the continent and in the diaspora. We …

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Let’s channel the artistic imagination that compels and transforms – Prof Ama de-Graft Aikins

Social and health psychologist, Prof. Ama de-Graft Aikins, FGA, at her inaugural lecture as a fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Science (GAAS), has argued that the arts should not be seen as an added feature to health communication but rather as a core feature because they effectively tap into imagination, memory, emotions, …

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Call for Submissions for Special Thematic Section on “Social Psychologies of Chronicity and Care in African Contexts”

JSPP seeks submission of research papers that provide new and critical insights into the social psychologies of chronicity and care in continental, diaspora and transnational African settings. Guest Editors: Ama de-Graft Aikins (University College London, UK), Catherine Campbell (London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK), Ernestina Coast (LSE), Lilian Lem Atanga (University of …

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