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A multiple media exposure assessment and cross-sectional study of mercury conducted in 2010 through 2012 in northeast Ghana with a small-scale gold mining community, Kejetia, a subsistence farming community, Gorogo, and an urban ASGM gold refinery in Bolgatanga.
This study assessed levels of heavy metals in drinking water sources in two small-scale mining communities (Nangodi and Tinga) in northern Ghana.
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.
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.
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.
A natural science synthesis document produced via an integrated assessment that aimed to increase understanding of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana.
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.
An analysis of accidents, injuries, and potential risk factors in a Chanain small-scale gold mining community.
A social sciences and economics synthesis report resulting from an integrated assessment of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Ghana.
A characterization of the physical injuries associated with small-scale gold mining in Ghana to guide policy formulation.