Dr Amina Abubakari

Designation: 
Staff Grade: 
Brief Bio: 

Married with Three Children and Fellowship with The Lighthouse Chapel International, Innovative, Hard-Working, Reliable; Able to Collaborate In Team Work, Ability to Achieve Set Targets/Goals, Good Analytical And Planning Skills, Organizational And Leadership Skills, Capable Of Initiating New Projects And Also Sustaining On- Going Ones, Work Well With Little Or No Supervision. Always Seeking Expanded Opportunities Within an Institution or Organization Where Expertise Is Challenged to Achieve Results.

Education: 

Phd. Biological Sciences (Microbiology), 2018

Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology

Knust, Kumasi

Msc. Clinical Microbiology (Bacteriology), 2006

Knust, Kumasi.

Lecturing And Research, 2009 – 2019

Professional Membership: 
Member And Ashanti Region Women’s Commissioner, Gamls, 2018 Member, Allied Health Professions Council, Ahpc, 2013 Member, American Society Of Microbiology, Asm, 2013 Member, African Women In Agricultural Research And Development, Award, 2012 Member, Ghana Association Of Medical Laboratory Scientists, Gamls, 2011 Member And Kstu Campus Representative, Ghana Science Association, Gsa, 2011
Research Interests: 

Among Individuals Presenting with Symptoms and Sex Workers Assessment of Food, Water and Related Hygiene Practices of Vendors and Other Stakeholders.

Food, Soil and Water Microbial Risk Assessment and Modelling.

Risks and Trend Analysis of Malaria in General, Pregnancy and Children Under Five.

Research Involving Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Teaching Areas: 

Medical or Clinical Microbiology, Environmental, Food and Water Microbiology and Bacteriology

 

Conferences Attended: 

Annual National Congress And Scientific Conference Of The Ghana Association Medical Laboratory Scientists (Gamls) On The Theme: Building The Future Health Workforce At The Chances Hotel, Ho Volta Region, Ghana, 30th October – 3rd November, 2018.

Congress And Scientific Conference Of The Ghana Association Of Medical Laboratory Scientists (Gamls) On The Theme: Advancing Medical Laboratory Practice Through Skills And Technology; Ghana’s Hope To Reviving And Attaining The Health Related Sustainable Development Goals (Sdgs), 30th – 31st August, 2018 At The True Vine Hotel, Ahodwo, Kumasi,  .

Workshop For Women In Tvet Leadership For Sustainable Development In Ghana, Koforidua Technical University (Ktu), 25th – 29th June, 2018, Supported By Commonwealth Of Learning (Col).

Workshop On Indexing And Training Heads Of Allied Health Training Institutions, 22nd - 24th March, 2018 At Tyco Hotel, Sunyani, Brong Ahafo Region.

Tertiary Education Sector Stakeholders’ Conference By The National Service Scheme, 2018, Theme; Strengthening Nss Database For Effective Development, 9th February, 2018 At Gimpa Executive Conference Centre, Gimpa, Accra

A 3 Day National Skills Exhibition On The Theme: Skills Development To Improve Youth Employment Organized By Cotvet In Conjunction With Kumasi Technical University From 13th- 15th July, 2017 At The Kumasi Technical University.

A 3 Day Conference By The Safe Water For Food (Sawafo) Project On The Theme: Quantitative Risk Modeling; Interdisciplinary Instructional Training, 6th-8th February, 2017 At Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology.

The 3rd International Conference On Applied Science And Technology (Icast), On The Theme: Overcoming Global Challenges Through The Application Of Science And Technology On 28th-29th, 2016 At Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi, Ghana.

Ghana Science Association (Gsa), 15th Biennial Conference With The Theme Efficient Waste And Sanitation Management For Sustainable Development: The Role Of Science, Technology And Innovation, 3rd August, 2016 At Erata Hotel East Legon, Accra, Ghana.

Kumasi Centre For Collaborative Research In Tropical Medicine (Kccr), Workshop On Academic Research Paper Writing In The Area Of Life Sciences, 19th-20th August, 2016 At The Kccr Conference Centre, Kumasi.

Ghana Association Of Medical Laboratory Scientists (Gabmls), Conference, 27th To 30th July, 2016 At Windy Lodge, Winneba, Central Region.

Commonwealth Association Of Polytechnics In Africa (Capa) Conference, Research Methodology Workshop, 7th December, 2015 At The Great Hall, Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi, Ghana.

Abubakari A, Amoah D, Larbi J, Seidu R, Abaidoo R, Heistad A, Overgaard Hj, And Stenstrom Ta (2013). Assessment Of E.Coli 0157:H7 Infection Risk To Consumer Of Wastewater Irrigated Lettuce In Urban Ghana. 9th International Water Association (Iwa) Conference On Waste Watereuse, Windhoek, Namibia, Section 27_4.30_Iwa-13074.

Abubakari A, Amoah D, Larbi J, Seidu R, Abaidoo R, Heistad A, Overgaard Hj, And Stenstrom Ta (2013). Presence Of Pathogenic E.Coli In Ready-To-Be-Eaten Salad Food From Vendors. Ghana Science Association (Gsa), 28th Biennial Conference, University Of Ghana, Legon, Accra. Abstract No.135, Page 87.

Abubakari A, Seidu R, Amoah D, Larbi J, Abaidoo R, Heistad A, Overgaard Hj, And Stenstrom Ta (2013). Isolates Of Salmonella Spp. In Salad Foods From Vendors: A Public Health Concern In The Kumasi, Ghana. Ghana Association Of Biomedical Laboratory Scientists (Gabmls), Annual Regional Congress & Scientific Conference, Golden Tulip Hotel, Kumasi, Ghana. Abstract No. 1, Page 25.

Seidu R, Abubakari A, Overgaard Hj, Abaidoo Rc And Stenstrom Ta (2012). The Role Of Wastewater Irrigated Farms As A Common Denominator For Malaria And Diarrhoeal Disease Transmission In Urban Ghana., American Society Of Tropical Medicine And Hygiene (Astmh), 61st Annual Conference, Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia Usa. Abstract No. 1256.

Seidu R, Abubakari A, Overgaard Hj, Abaidoo Rc And Thor Axel Stenstrom (2012). Wastewater Irrigated Farms As Common Denominator For The Transmission Of Gastrointestinal And Malaria Transmission In Urban Ghana. Xiv International Congress Of Entomology. Seoul, South Korea. 2012-08-19 – 2012-08-25.

Abubakari A, Larbi J, Frimpong Eh (2011). Prevalence Of Chlamydia Infection Among Female Commercial Sex-Workers In The Kumasi Metropolis.Ghana Science Association (Gsa). 27th Biennial Conference, Knust- Kumasi, Ghana. Abstract No.  62, Page 54.

 

Publications: 
  1. Ofori I., Larbi J.A.,Abubakari A., Addo M.G And Essiaw-Quayson G (2019). Microbial And Chemical Risk Assessment Of River Bukuruwa Used As Drinking Water By Farming Communities. International Journal Of Biology, 1 (11): 22-28
  2. Abubakari A And Gyekye E (2018). Microbial Implication In Vended Street Foods In Kumasi, Ghana, Microbial Research Journal International, 25(5): 1-9.
  3. Abubakari A (2018). Salmonella Spp. Implication In Products Of Wastewater Irrigation. J Trop Dis 6: 283.
  4. Abubakari A, Larbi Ja, Abaidoo Rc (2018) Implication Of Urban And Peri-Urban Agricultural Wastewater Irrigation To Malaria Transmission In Kumasi. J Trop Dis 6: 275.
  5. Abubakari A., Degraft-Johnson E, Larbi J.A And Abaidoo R.C (2018). Seasonal Disparity In Microbial And Soil Transmitted Helminths Concentrations In Irrigation Samples,Int.J.Curr. Microbiol.App.Sci.7(8):3562 - 3573.
  6. Abubakari A., Degraft-Johnson E., Larbi Ja., Abaidoo Rc (2018). Microbial Risk Assessment On Stakeholders Of Unrestricted Irrigation, International Journal Of Scientific Engineering And Applied Science (Ijseas) 4(8): 1-11.
  7. Wireko S., Abubakari A And Opoku B (2017). In Vitro Activities Of Antimicrobial Agents Against Uropathogenic Isolates At Brong Ahafo Regional Hospital, Ghana. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(5): 193-201.
  8. Brenya R., Opoku B., Abubakari A And Wireko S (2017). Influence Of Housing Design And Urbanization On Malaria Transmission In Some Communities In Ashanti Region, Ghana, International Journal Of Scientific Engineering And Applied Science (Ijseas), 4(3):132-144.
  9. Abubakari A, Karim A, Saeed B.I.I., Afrifa-Yamoah E (2016). Trend Analysis Of Malaria Cases In Ghana From 1985-2008, Sky Journal Of Medicine And Medical Sciences, 4 (4):28-33.
  10. Abubakari A, Bempah O, Solaga D (2016). Pus Cells; Conferring Sexually Transmitted Infections In Asymptomatic Commercial Sex Workers. International Journal Of Latest Research In Science And Technology, 5(1): 107-110.
  11. Abubakari A, Osei-Djarbeng Sn, Larbi Aj And Frimpong He (2016). Presence Of Chlamydia Infection Among Asymptomatic Female Commercial Sex-Workers (Csws) In The Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. International Journal Of Current Microbiology And Applied Sciences, 5(1):342-349.
  12. Abubakari A, Amoah Id, Essiaw-Quayson G, Larbi Aj, Seidu R And Abaidoo Rc  (2015). Presence Of Pathogenic E. Coli In Ready-To-Be-Eaten Salad Food From Vendors In The Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. African Journal Of Microbiology Research, 9 (21):1440-1445.
  13. Amoah Id, Abubakari A, Stenstroèm Ta, Abaidoo Rc, Seidu R (2016) Contribution Of Wastewater Irrigation To Soil Transmitted Helminths Infection Among Vegetable Farmers In Kumasi, Ghana. Plos Negl Trop Dis 10(12): 1-12.
  14. Osei-Djarbeng Sn, Abubakari A, Ayensu Oc,Boateng R, Pesewu Ag (2016). Antimicrobial Potential Of Some Local Spices Used In Ghanaian Meals. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5 (5), 692-700.
  15. Bonya E, Frimpong G, Abubakari A (2016). Franctional Order Sir Model Of Buruli Ulcer Disease. Academic Journal Of Applied Mathematical Sciences 2 (1), 1-10.
  16. Asamoah-Boateng M, Abubakari A (2016). Risk Of Malaria In Pregnancy And Under-Five (5) Children In Densely Populated Communities In Kumasi, Ghana. International Journal Of Scientific Engineering And Applied Science (Ijseas), 2(9):21-31.
  17. Seidu R, Abubakari A, Amoah Id, Heistad A, Larbi Aj, Abaidoo Rc. (2015). A Probabilistic Assessment Of The Contribution Of Wastewater-Irrigated Lettuce To E.Coli O157:H7 Infection Risk And Disease Burden In Kumasi, Ghana. Journal Of Water And Health, 1(13):217-229.
  18. Seidu R, Sjølander I, Abubakari A, Amoah D, Larbi Aj And Stenstrom Ta (2013). Modelling The Die-Off Of E.Coli And Ascaris In Wastewater Irrigated- Vegetables: Implications For Microbial Health Risk Reduction Associated With Irrigation Cessation. Journal Of The Water Science And Technology, 5(68):1013-1021.