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Kwame Ohene Buabeng

Prof Prof. Kwame Ohene Buabeng

Head of Department




Dr Kwame Ohene Buabeng  PhD (Kuopio, Finland), MSc (Aberdeen), B. Pharm (Kumasi), MPSGH

Experiential Training Co-ordinator, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana

Tertiary Institutions attended and degrees earned.

 B. Pharm (Hons), KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana:

 MSc (Clinical Pharmacology), University of Aberdeen, UK;

 PhD (Pharmacy, Soc Pharm), University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio

  • Certificate, Public Health Science, Research & Ethics; Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden August 2009

Research Interest:

Prevention, treatment and control of malaria and Hypertension in Sub-saharan Africa

General Interest: Drug utilization and health services Research

 Selected Publications

  • Amaning DD, Buabeng KO, Asante KP, Mahama E, Bart-Plange COwusu-Dabo EMalaria case detection using rapid diagnostic test at the community level in Ghana: consumer perception and practitioners experiences.  Malaria journal 2016, 15 (34)
  • Owusu-Dabo E, Yar DD, Salifu PS, Darko SN, ,Annan AA, Gyimah AA, Buabeng KO. Genotypic characterization of HPV infections among persons living with HIV infection; a case control study in Kumasi, Ghana. Trop Med Int Health 24, doi: 10.1111/tm, 2015
  • Kipo SL, Osei-Asare C, Ofori-Kwakye K, Buabeng KO, Anto BP. Physician and patient preferences for sustained release antihypertensive preparations in Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. West African Journal of Pharmacy 26(1), 2015
  • Rauf A, Anto BP, Koffuor AG, Buabeng KO, Abdul-Kabir M. Introducing Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests (MRDTs) at Registered Retail Pharmacies in Ghana: Practitioners’ Perspective. British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 4(8):943-953, 2014
  • Rauf A, Anto BP, Koffuor GA, Buabeng KO, Abdul-Kabir M. Assessing the Diagnosis of Uncomplicated Malaria after Introduction of Malaria Rapid Diagnostic Tests. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 4(16): 3167-3178, 2014
  • Gyapong NKR, Addy SB, Buabeng KO, Bray E,  Cobbinah-Abraham V. Educational status and religion influence uptake of voluntary HIV counseling and testing by Ghanaian antenatal clinic attendees. Advances in Life Science and Teachnology 17:30-30,2014
  • Anane C, Buabeng KO, Sarpong K, Owusu IK. The Impact of Comprehensive Counseling and Education on Rehospitalisation and Mortality of Advanced Heart Failure Patients in Ghana. Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases and Diagnosis 2013, 1:123  
  • Anane C, Buabeng KO, Owusu IK. Post partum heart failure: A rare case presentation in a Teaching Hospital in Ghana. International Journal of Case Study 2012, 5 : 1-3
  • Koffuor GA, Anto BP, Adu F., Buabeng KO, Donkor AF, Obiakonwa GE. Assessment of H1N1 Influenza A Swine Flu Vaccination in Kumasi, Ghana. Journal of the Ghana Science Association 2011, 13 (2):74-82
  • Koffuor GA. Buabeng KO, Rauf A Yandanbil JJ, Asantewaa M. Study on the Evaluation of the Efficacy of Artemisinin-Based Combination Therapies in the Treatment of Malaria in Ghana. West African Journal of Pharmacy 2011, 23 (1):27-33
  • Buabeng KOMatowe LK Smith FDuwiejua MAhonen R, Enlund H; The role of medicine outlets and their practitioners in malaria control in Ghana. Malaria Journal 2010, 9 supp 2:61
  • Buabeng K.O et al (2010) Knowledge of medicine outlets Staff and their practices for prevention and management of malaria in Ghana. Pharmacy World Science 32(4): 424-431
  • Buabeng K.O (2010) The role of the Pharmaceutical sector in Malaria Control in Ghana. Dissertations in Health Sciences. University of Eastern Finland Publications. ISBN 978-952-61-0015-9. Available at 
  • Buabeng K.O et al (2008). Availability and choice of antimalarials at medicine outlets in Ghana: The question of access to effective medicines for malaria control. Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Nature). 84 (5): 613-619

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