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Dr. Kwesi Boadu Mensah

Dr Kwesi Boadu Mensah




elephone/Mobile: +233-20-8443173; +233-26-8803794;

Institutions of Study:

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology)
  • Ghana Pharmacy Professional Qualifying Examine Certificate 
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)

Area of Specialty: Pharmacology and Toxicology

Publications and Articles

1.  FORKUO A. D., ANSAH C., MENSAH K.B., BOAMPONG J. N., AMEYAW E. O., GYAN B.A., ARKU A.T., OFORI M..F. (2016) Synergistic action of cryptolepine with the artemisinins in vitro and in vivo" Malarial Journal 15:89 

2. ANSAH C., APPIAH J.A., MENSAH K.B., MANTE P.K. (2016). Aqueous leaf extract of Carica papaya (caricaceae) linn. causes liver injury and reduced fertility in rats. Int J Pharm Pharm Sci, 8: (2) 261-265


3. ANSAH C, MOOMIN A, MENSAH K.B. (2016). Terminalia ivorensis A. Chev. Ethanolic Stem Bark Extract Protects Against Gentamicin-Induced Renal and Hepatic Damage in Rats. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science: 6 (04) 175-182

4. MENSAH, K. B., BENNEH, C., BOAKYE-GYASI, E. (2015). Ethanol Root Extract of The African Aphrodisiac, Mondia Whitie (Periplocaceae), Possesses Estrogenic Activity. International Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 7 (5): 284-287

5. OTOO L.F., KOFFUOR G.A., ANSAH C, MENSAH K.B., BENNEH C., BEN I.O (2015) Assessment of an ethanolic seed extract of Picralima nitida ([Stapf] Th . and H. Durand) on reproductive hormones and its safety for use. Journal of Intercultural Ethnopharmacology 4(4) 295-301

6. OTOO L.F., ANSAH C, KOFFUOR G.A., BENNEH C, MENSAH K.B., BEN I.O. (2015). Effect of an ethanolic seed extract of Picralima nitida ((Stapf) Th. & H. Durand) on reproductive abilities and developmental indices in rodents. J Exp Integr Med.; 5(4): 200-208.


7. MENSAH K.B. AND ANSAH C. (2014). The antimalarial herbal Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Lindl) Schltr is antiandrogenic. Journal of Toxicology and applied pharmacology 4(1): 6-11

8. ADU-AMOAH L., AGYARE C., KISSEIH E., AYANDE P.G., MENSAH K.B. (2014). Toxicity assessment of Erythrophleum ivorense and Parquetina nigrescens. Toxicology Reports. 1: 411- 420

9. BOAKYE-GYASI E., KASANGA E.A, BINEY R.P., ABOTSI W.K.M., MENSAH K.B. AND WOODE E. (2014) Ameliorative Effects of Ethanolic Leaf Extract of Palisota hirsuta K. Schum (Commelinaceae) on Vincristine-Induced Neuropathic Pain in rats. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science 4 (11): 035-041

10. FETSE J.P., KYEKYEKU J.O., DUEVE E., MENSAH K.B. (2014). Wound Healing Activity of Total Alkaloidal Extract of the Root Bark of A. boonei (Apocynacea), British Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 4(23), 2642-2652

11. ANSAH C. AND MENSAH K. B. (2013). A review of the anticancer potential of the antimalarial herbal Cryptolepis sanguinolenta and its major alkaloid cryptolepine. Ghana Medical Journal. 47 (3), 137-147

12. AGYARE C., KOFFUOR G.A., DUAH- BOAKYE Y., MENSAH K. B. (2013). Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of Funtumia elastic. Pharmaceutical Biology 51(4):418-25.

13. AGYARE C., BEMPAH S.B., BOAKYE Y.D., AYANDE P., ADARKWA-YIADOM M., MENSAH K. B. (2013) Evaluation of antimicrobial and wound healing potential of Justicia flava and Lannea welwitschii. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine


14. MENSAH K.B. AND ANSAH C. (2013). Aqueous root extract of the antimalarial herbal Cryptolepis sanguinolenta (Lindl.) Schltr delays the development of physical landmarks and sensorimotor systems in mice. International Journal of Pharmaceutical Science Research, 4(4): 1442-1448

15. ANSAH C. AND MENSAH K.B. (2012).Aqueous root extract of the anti-malarial herbal Cryptolepis sangunolenta (Lindl) Schltr inhibits ovulation in rabbits.British Journal pharmacology and Toxicology 3(5): 240-244

16. AGYARE C, KOFFUOR GA, BOAMAH VE, ADU F, MENSAH K.B., ADU-AMOAH L (2012). Antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activities of Pterygota macrocarpa and Cola gigantea (Sterculiaceae) Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

17. KOFFUOR, G.A, MENSAH K.B., ANNAN K. (2011). Herbs for postnatal care as potential adjuncts to maternal and child healthcare in Ghana. Journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals 2 (2),10

18. ANSAH C., MENSAH K.B., WOODE E., DUWIEJUA M. (2010). Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of Cryptolepis sanguinolenta in mice. Research Journal of Pharmacology 4 (1): 9-14.

 19. KOFFUOR G.A., WOODE E., MENSAH K.B., OPPONG-GYEBI A. Reproductive safety assessment of a polyherbal antihypertensive mixture in Ghana. International Research Journal of Pharmacy

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