Research and Practice

Chronic Care Experiences and Practices in Ghanaian Transnational Families in Ottawa, Canada and Ghana: assessing need and developing practical interventions

This proposal describes a new study that aims to assess the chronic care experiences and challenges faced by Ghanaian transnational families in Ottawa, Canada, and Ghana, with the objective of identifying their needs and developing practical interventions to address the complex dynamics of caregiving in transnational settings. Download the Project Proposal Below to Read More

Intrinsic and extrinsic motives drive family caregivers to provide care to older adults in urban poor Accra, Ghana

“Now that my mother is old, it’s my responsibility to take care of her so that one day my children can also do the same for me.” The world’s population is growing old. According to the Population Reference Bureau, 10% of the world’s population are aged 65 years and older as of 2021. It is …

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The management of chronic conditions is not a one size fits all process – Dr Darlingtina Esiaka

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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We need to appreciate the complexity around chronic diseases – Dr Misheck Nkhata

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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Tackling mental health in African communities

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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