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International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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This study assessed levels of heavy metals in drinking water sources in two small-scale mining communities (Nangodi and Tinga) in northern Ghana. 

August 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

The study offers a retrospective, cross sectional examination of the records of injuries of artisanal and small-scale gold miners in the Eastern Region of Ghana from 2006 to 2013. 

August 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

An assessment of the relationship between Hg exposure and blood pressure in a cross-sectional study of adults from a small-scale gold mining community, Kejetia, and subsistence farming community, Gorogo, in Ghana’s Upper East Region.

August 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

A cross-sectional pilot study on salivary cortisol, heart rate, and personal noise exposures in a small-scale gold mining village in northeastern Ghana in 2013. 

August 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

A natural science synthesis document produced via an integrated assessment that aimed to increase understanding of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana.

July 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

This study assesses the extent of heavy metals and metalloid accumulation from agricultural soils to foodstuffs (viz, M. esculenta (cassava) and Musa paradisiaca (plantain)) around thirteen neighboring communities within Tarkwa, Ghana; and to estimate the human health risk associated with consumption of these foodstuffs. 

July 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

An analysis of accidents, injuries, and potential risk factors in a Chanain small-scale gold mining community.

July 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

A social sciences and economics synthesis report resulting from an integrated assessment of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana.

July 2015
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Paper/Project Report

A characterization of the  physical injuries associated with small-scale gold mining in Ghana to guide policy formulation.

July 2015
Review of Social Economy
Paper/Project Report

A case study of a local economy community-based participatory research project.

July 2015

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