Isaac LuginaahWestern Social Science

Journal Articles

Forthcoming Articles in Refereed Journals

18. Campbell, D., Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Zou, G., Hamm, C., & Holowaty, E. J. (2016). Gender differences on the interacting effects of marital status and health insurance on long-term colon cancer survival in California, 1995–2014. Public Health. Forthcoming.

17. Kangmennaang, J., Osei, L., Armah, F. A., and Luginaah, I. (2016). Genetically modified organisms and the age of (Un) reason? A critical examination of the rhetoric in the GMO public policy debates in Ghana. Futures. Forthcoming.

16. Amoyaw, J. A.and Luginaah, I. Residential spaces and timing of sexual behaviour in Nigeria. Archives of Sexual Behavior. Forthcoming.

15. Angsongna, A, Armah, A.F, Boamah, S, Hambati, H, Luginaah, I, Chuenpagdee, R, and Campbell, G. A systematic review of resource habitat taboos and human health outcomes in the context of global environmental change. Global Bioethics. Forthcoming.

14. Thogarapalli, N., Mkandawire, P. and Luginaah, I. Gestational age at first antenatal visit in Namibia. International Journal of Public Health. Forthcoming.

13. Rishworth, A., Bisung, E. and Luginaah, I. "It's like a disease": Women's perceptions of caesarean sections in Ghana's Upper West Region. Women and Birth. Forthcoming

12. Atuoye, K. N., Vercillo, S., Antabe, R., Galaa Z. S. and Luginaah, I. Financial sustainability versus access and quality in a challenged health system: an examination of the capitation policy debate in Ghana Health Policy and Planning. Forthcoming.

11. Armah, F.A., Ung, M., Boamah, S., Luginaah, I. Campbell, Gwyn. Out of the frying pan into the fire? Urban penalty of the poor and multiple barriers to climate change adaptation in Cambodia and Tanzania. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. Forthcoming

10. Kuuire, V.Z., Bisung, E., Dixon, J., Rishworth, A. and Luginaah, I. (2015). Health seeking behaviour during times of illness — a study among adults in a resource poor setting in Ghana. Journal of Public Health. Forthcoming.

9. Mkandawire, P., Arku, G., Luginaah, I., Madut, K. and Atari, D. O. “My house is the hospital”: Housing and Health and Wellbeing among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Malawi”. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Forthcoming.

8. Boamah, S. A., Amoyaw, J. and Luginaah, I. N. Explaining the gap in antenatal care service utilization between younger and older mothers in Ghana. Journal of Biosocial Science. Forthcoming.

7. Kuuire, V., Arku, G., Luginaah, I., Abada, T. and Buzzelli, M. Impact of Remittance Behaviour on Immigrant Homeownership Trajectories: An Analysis of the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants in Canada from 2001-2005. Social Indicators Research. Forthcoming.

6. Kuuire, V., Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Arku, G. Abandoning land in search of farms: challenges of subsistence migrant farming in Ghana. Agriculture and Human Values. Forthcoming.

5. Boateng, O. G., Luginaah, I. and Taabazuing, M. Examining the Risk Factors Associated with Hypertension among the Elderly in Ghana. Journal of Aging and Health. Forthcoming.

4. Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I., Hambati, H., Chuenpagdee, R. and Campbell, G. Assessing barriers to adaptation to climate change in coastal Tanzania: Does where you live matter? Population and Environment. Forthcoming.

3. McGlynn, N., Wilk, P., Luginaah, I., Ryan, B. L. and Thind, A. Increased Use of Recommended Maternal Healthcare as a Determinant of Immunization and Appropriate Care for Fever and Diarrhea in Ghana: An Analysis Pooling Three Demographic and Health Surveys. Health Policy and Planning. Forthcoming.

2. Kuuire, V.Z, Arku, G., Luginaah, I., Buzzelli, M. & Abada, T. (2016). Obligations and expectations: Perceived relationship between transnational housing investment and housing consumption decisions among Ghanaian immigrants in Canada. Housing, Theory and Society. DOI: 10.1080/14036096.2016.1197851.

1. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Bartfay, E., Zou, G. Y., Haji-Jama, S., Holowaty, E. J., Hamm, C., Kanjeekal, S. M., Wright, F. C., Balagurusamy, M. K. and Richter, N. L. Better colon cancer care for extremely poor Canadian than American women: Historical evidence consistent with a health insurance explanation, 1996 to 2011. Health & Social Work. Forthcoming.

Published Articles in Refereed Journals

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130. Kangmennaang, J. and Luginaah, I. (2016). The Influences of Health Insurance and Access to Information on Prostate Cancer Screening among Men in Dominican Republic. Journal of cancer epidemiology, 2016.

129. Quansah, R., Bend, J. R., Abdul-Rahaman, A., Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I., Essumang, D. K., Iddi, S., Chevrier, J., Cobbina, S. J., Nketiah-Amponsah, E., and Adu-Kumi, S. (2016). Associations between pesticide use and respiratory symptoms: A cross-sectional study in Southern Ghana. Environmental Research, 150, 245-254.

128. Gorey, K. M., Bartfay, E., Kanjeekal, S. M., Wright, F. C., Hamm, C., Luginaah, I. N., Zou, G., Holowaty, E. J., Richter, N. L., and Balagurusamy, M. K. (2016). Palliative chemotherapy among people living in poverty with metastasised colon cancer: facilitation by primary care and health insurance. British Medical Journal: Supportive & Palliative Care, bmjspcare-2015.

127. Mason-Renton, S. A. and Luginaah, I. and (2016). Interfering with therapeutic tranquility: Debates surrounding biosolid waste processing in rural Ontario. Health and Place, 41, 42-49.

126. Nyantakyi-Frimpong, H., Mambulu, F. N., Bezner-Kerr, R., Luginaah, I., and Lupafya, E. (2016). Agroecology and sustainable food systems: Participatory research to improve food security among HIV-affected households in northern Malawi. Social Science & Medicine, 164, 89-99.

125. Armah, F. A., Boamah, S. A., Quansah, R., Obiri, S. and Luginaah, I. (2016). Working conditions of male and female artisanal and small-scale goldminers in Ghana: Examining existing disparities. Forthcoming. The Extractive Industries and Society, 3(2): 464-474.

124. Kangmennaang, J., Mkandawire,P., and Luginaah, I (2016) What Prevents Men Aged 40–64 Years from Prostate Cancer Screening in Namibia? Journal of Cancer Epidemiology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7962502.

123. Sano, Y., Antabe, R., Atuoye, K. N., Hussey, L., Bayne J., Galaa, Z. S., Mkandawire, P., and Luginaah, I. (2016). Persistent Misconceptions about HIV Transmission among Males and Females in Malawi. BMC International Health and Human Rights. DOI 10.1186/s12914-016-0089-8.

122. Kuuire, V.Z, Arku, G., Luginaah, I., Buzzelli, M. & Abada, T. (2016). Transnationalism-Integration Nexus: Examining the relationship between transnational housing investment and homeownership status in Canada. Geoforum, 75, 168-179.

121. Luginaah, I., Kangmennaang, J. Fallah, M., Dahn, B., Kateh, F., and Nyenswah, T. (2016) Timing and Utilization of Antenatal Care Services in Liberia: Understanding the Pre-Ebola Epidemic Context. Social Science and Medicine. 160: 75-86.

120. Haji-Jama, S., Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Zou, G. Y., Hamm, C. and Holowaty, E. J. (2016). Breast cancer survival among women of color: Multiplicative disadvantage of being inadequately insured and living in poor or near poor neighborhoods. Cancer Control, 23(2): 157-162.

119. Armah, F. A., Boamah, S. A., Quansah, R., Obiri, S. and Luginaah, I. (2016) Unsafe Occupational Health Behaviors: Understanding Mercury-Related Environmental Health Risks to Artisanal Gold Miners in Ghana. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 4: 29 - http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2016.00029

118. Armah, F. A., Odoi, J.O. and Luginaah, I. (2015). Indoor Air Pollution and Health in Ghana: Exposure to Unprocessed Solid Fuel Smoke. EcoHealth, 12 (2), 227-243.

117. Boamah, S., Armah, F.A., Kuuire, V.Z., Ajibade, I., Luginaah, I. McBean, G. (2015). Does previous experience of floods stimulate the adoption of coping strategies: Evidence from Cross-sectional surveys from Nigeria and Tanzania? Environments. 2(4), 565-585.

116. Osei, L., Amoyaw, J., Boateng, G. O., Boamah, S. and Luginaah, I. (2015). The paradox of water accessibility: Understanding the temporal and spatial dimensions of access to improved water sources in Rwanda. Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 5(4), 553-564.

115. Oiamo, T. H., Luginaah, I. and Baxter, J. (2015) Cumulative Effects of Noise and Odour Annoyances on Environmental and Health Related Quality of Life. Social Science and Medicine. 146: 191-203.

114. Mambulu, F., Mason, S. A., Dixon, J., Rishworth, A., Mkandawire, P. and Luginaah, I. (2015) Silence of the leaders: Alcohol policy making in Malawi. African Geographical Review, 34(3): 232-249.

113. Gorey, K. M., Kanjeekal, S. M., Wright, F. C., Hamm, C., Luginaah, I. N., Bartfay, E., Zou, G. Y., Holowaty, E. J., and Richter, N. L. (2015) Colon cancer care and survival: income and insurance are more predictive in the USA, community primary care physician supply more so in Canada. International Journal for Equity in Health. 14:109

112. Thogarapalli, N., Mkandawire, P., Rulisa, S. and Luginaah, I. (2015) Investigating the association between pregnancy intention and insecticide-treated bed net (ITN) use: a cross-sectional study of pregnant women in Rwanda. Journal of Public Health. 23(4): 241-248.

111. Mason, S., Dixon, J., Mkandawire, P., Mambulu, F., Rishworth, A. and Luginaah, I. (2015) Management challenges of urban biosolids: Narratives around facility siting in rural Ontario. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 58(8): 1363-1383.

110. Ajibade, I., Armah, F.A., Kuuire, V.Z., Luginaah, I., McBean, G., Tenkorang, E.Y. (2015) Assessing the Bio-psychosocial correlates of flood impacts along the southern coastal line of Nigeria. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 58(3): 445-463.

108. Quansah, R. Armah, F. A., Essumang, D. K., Fobil, P. J., Luginaah, I., Quakyi, I., Clarke, E., Marfoh, K., Cobbina, S., Nketiah-Amponsah, E., Obiri, S., Dzodzomenyo, M. and Namujju, P. B. (2015) Association of Arsenic and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes/Infant Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Environmental Health Perspectives, 123, 412–421.

107. Tekonrang, E. Y., Kuuire, V., Banchani, E. and Luginaah, I. (2015) Examining risk factors for hypertension in Ghana: Evidence from the Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health. Global Health Promotion. DOI: 10.1177/1757975915583636.

106. Gorey, K.M., Richter, N. L., Luginaah, I. N., Hamm, C., Holowaty, E. J., Zou, G. and Balagurusamy, M. K. (2015) Breast Cancer among Women Living in Poverty: Better Care in Canada than in the United States. Social Work Research. 39(2): 107-118.

105. Richter, N. L., Gorey, K. M., Haji-Jama, S. and Luginaah, I. N. (2015) Care and Survival of Mexican American women with node breast cancer: Historical cohort evidence of health insurance and Barrio advantages. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 17:652-659.

104. Atuoye, K. N., Dixon, J., Rishworth, A., Galaa, S. Z., Boamah, S. A. and Luginaah, I. (2015) Can she make it? Transportation barriers to accessing maternal and child health care services in rural Ghana. BMC Health Services Research. 15:333. DOI 10.1186/s12913-015-1005-y

103. Gen, J., Thogarapalli, N., Mkandawire, P. and Luginaah, I. (2015) Investigating the disparities in cervical cancer screening among Namibian women. Gynecologic Oncology, 138(2): 411-416.

102. Vercillo, S., Kuuire, V., Armah, F. and Luginaah, I. (2015) Does the New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Impose Biotechnology on Smallholder Farmers in Africa? Global Bioethics. 26(1): 1-13.

101. Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I., Yengoh, G., Hambati, H., Chuenpagdee, R. and Campbell, G. (2015) Monitored versus Experience-Based Perceptions of Environmental Change: Evidence from Coastal Tanzania. Journal of Integrative Environmental Studies. 12(2):119-152.

100. Levitz, N. R., Haji-Jama, S., Munro, T., Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Bartfay, E., Zou, G. Y., Wright, F. C., Kanjeekal, S. M., Hamm, C., Balagurusamy, M. K. and Holowaty, E. J. (2015) Multiplicative Disadvantage of Being an Unmarried and Inadequately Insured Woman Living in Poverty with Colon Cancer: Historical Cohort Exploration in California. BMC Women’s Health. 15:8, DOI 10.1186/s12905-015-0166-5

99. Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I., Yengoh, G., Hambati, H., Chuenpagdee, R. and Campbell, G. (2015) Analyzing the relationship between objective-subjective health status and public perception of climate change as a human health risk in coastal Tanzania. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal. 21(7), 1936-1959.

98. Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I., Quansah. R., Hambati, H., Chuenpagdee, R. and Campbell, G. (2015) Historical Perspective and Multiple Exposures to Neglected Tropical Diseases in Coastal Tanzania: Compositional and Contextual Determinants of Disease Risk. PLoS ONE – Neglected Tropical Diseases. DOI:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003939

97. Oiamo, T. H., Baxter, J., Grgicak-Mannion, A., Xu, X., Luginaah, I. L. (2015) Place Effects on Noise Annoyance: Cumulative Exposures, Odour Annoyance and Noise Sensitivity as Mediators of Environmental Context. Atmospheric Environment, 116: 183-193.

96. Ajibade, I., Armah, F.A., Kuuire, V.Z., Luginaah, I., McBean, G. (2015) Self-reported experiences of climate change in Nigeria: the role of personal and socio-environmental factors. Climate, 3(1): 16-41.

95. Oiamo, T. H., Johnson, M., Tang, K., Luginaah, I. N. (2015) Assessing traffic and industrial contributions to ambient nitrogen dioxide and volatile organic compounds in a low pollution urban environment. Science of The Total Environment, 529: 149–157.

94. Tekonrang, E. Y., Maticka-Tyndale, E. and Luginaah, I. (2014) Investigating the timing of first sexual intercourse in the context of the AIDS epidemic among youth in Edo State, Nigeria. International Journal of Sexual Health. 26(2): 136-154.

93. Dixon, J., Luginaah, I. and Mkandawire, P. (2014) Gendered Inequalities within Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: Are Poor Women Being Penalized with a Late Renewal Policy? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 25(3): 1005-1020.

92. Dixon, J., Luginaah, I., and Mkandawire, P. (2014) The National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana's Upper West Region: A Gendered Perspective of Insurance Acquisition in a Resource-Poor Setting. Social Science & Medicine. 122: 103-112.

91. Dixon, J., Tenkorang, E.Y., Luginaah, I., Kuuire, V.Z. and Boateng, G.O. (2014) National health insurance scheme enrolment and antenatal care among women in Ghana: is there any relationship? Tropical Medicine and International Health. 19(1): 98-106.

90. Mkandawire, P., Dixon, J., Luginaah, I., Armah, F. and Arku, G. (2014) 'At risk by fact of birth': Perceptions and concerns about medical male circumcision for HIV prevention in Northern Malawi. Health, Risk & Society. 16(4): 295-307.

89. Walker, C., Baxter, J., Mason, S., Luginaah, I. and Ouellettee, D. (2014) Wind energy development and perceived real estate values in Ontario, Canada. AIMS Energy, 2(4): 424-442.

88. Boateng, G. O., Kuuire, V. Z., Ung, M., Amoyaw, J. A., Armah, F. A. and Luginaah, I. (2014) Women’s Empowerment in the Context of Millennium Development Goal 3: A Case Study of Married Women in Ghana. Social Indicators Research. 115(1): 137-158.

87. Ung, M. Boateng, G. O., Armah, F. A., Amoyaw, J. A., Luginaah, I. and Kuuire, V. (2014) Negotiation for safer sex among married women in Cambodia: The role of women’s autonomy. Journal of Biosocial Science. 46(1): 90-106.

86. Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I., Yengoh. G. T., Taabazuing, J. and Yawson, D. O. (2014) Managing Conflicts in Natural Resources Management in Ghana: Unmasking a Messy Policy Problem. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 57(11): 1724-1745.

85. Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Baxter, J. (2014) Growing up alone: Vulnerability of adolescent orphans to HIV/AIDS in Northern Malawi. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 39(1): 128-139.

84. Gorey, K. M., Haji-Jama, S., Bartfay. E., Luginaah. I. N., Wright, F. C. and Kanjeekal S. M. (2014) Lack of access to chemotherapy for colon cancer: Multiplicative disadvantage of being poor, inadequately insured and African American. BMC Health Services Research, 14: 133.

83. Armah, F. A., Quansah, R. and Luginaah, I. (2014) A Systematic Review of Heavy Metals of Anthropogenic Origin in Environmental Media and Biota in the Context of Gold Mining in Ghana. International Scholarly Research Notices.2014: 37

82. Edumadze, J. E., Tenkorang, E. Y., Armah F. A., Luginaah, I., Edumadze, G. E. (2013) The electronic waste mess in Ghana: awareness and pro-environmental behaviour among university students. Applied Environ. Education & Communication. 12(4): 224-234.

81. Kuuire, V., Mkandawire, P., Arku, G. and Luginaah, I. (2013) Abandoning' farms in search of food: Food remittance and household food security in Ghana. African Geographical Review. 32(2): 125-139.

80. Armah, F.A., Luginaah, I.N., Odoi, J.O. (2013) Artisanal small-scale gold mining and mercury pollution in Ghana: A critical examination of a messy minerals and gold mining policy debate. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 3(4): 381-390.

79. Dixon, J., Tenkorang, E.Y. and Luginaah, I. (2013) Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: A National Level Investigation of Member Perception of Service Provision. BMC International Health & Human Rights, 13:35.

78. Oiamo, T. H. and Luginaah, I. N. (2013) Extricating sex and gender in air pollution research: a community-based study on cardinal symptoms of exposure. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 10: 3801-3817.

77. Gorey, K.M., Luginaah, I. N., Holowaty, E. J., Zou, G., Hamm, C., and Balagurusamy, M. K. (2013) Mediation of the Effects of Living in Extremely Poor Neighborhoods by Health Insurance: Breast Cancer Care and Survival in California, 1996 to 2011
International Journal for Equity in Health, 12: 6.

76. Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I., Dixon, J., Armah, F. A. and Arku, G. (2013) Circumcision Status and time to first sex among never-married young men in Malawi: Evidence from the Demographic and Health Survey. AIDS and Behavior, 17: 2123-2135.

75. Haji-Jama, S., Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Balagurusamy, M. K. and Hamm, C. (2013). Health Insurance Mediation of the Mexican American Non-Hispanic White Disparity on Early Breast Cancer Diagnosis. SpringerPlus, 2: 285

74. Mkandawire, P., Richmond, C., Dixon, J., Luginaah, I. and Tobias, J. (2013). Hepatitis B in Ghana’s Upper West Region: A Hidden Disease In Need of National Policy Attention. Health & Place, 23: 89–96.

73. Tobias, J., Richmond, C. and Luginaah, I. (2013) CBPR With Anishinabe Communities: Producing Respectful and Reciprocal Research. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 8(2):129-140.

72. Armah, F.A., Luginaah, I.N., Taabazuing, J., Odoi, J. O. (2013) Artisanal Gold Mining and Surface Water Pollution in Ghana: Have the Foreign Invaders Come to Stay? Environmental Justice, 6(3): 94-102.

71. Atari, O., Luginaah, I., Gorey, K., Xu, I. and Fung, K. (2013) Associations between self-reported odour annoyance and volatile organic compounds in "Chemical Valley", Sarnia, Ontario. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185: 4537-4549.

70. Obiri, S., Cobbinah, S.J., Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I. (2013) Assessment of Cancer and Non-Cancer Health Risks from Exposure to PAHs in Street Dust in the Tamale Metropolis, Ghana. Journal of Environmental Science and Health: Part A, 48: 408-416.

69. Mkandawire, P., Tenkorang, E. and Luginaah, I. (2013) Orphanhood and time to first sex among adolescents in Malawi. AIDS & Behaviour, 17:939-950

68. Oiamo, T. H., Luginaah, I. N., Buzzelli, M., Tang, K., Xu, X., Brook, J. and Johnson, M. (2012) Assessing the Spatial Distribution of Nitrogen Dioxide in London, Ontario. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 62(11): 1335-1345.

67. Taabazuing, J., Armah, F., Dixon, J. and Luginaah, I. (2012) The relationship between traditional authorities and decentralized structures in Ghana: Conflicting roles or a struggle for power and legitimacy. International Journal of Development and Conflict, 2(3). doi:10.1142/S2010269012500172

66. Brophy, J. T., Keith, M. M., Watterson, A., Park, R., Gilbertson, M., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Beck, M., Abu-Zahra, H., Schneider, K., Reinhartz, A., DeMatteo, R., and Luginaah, I. (2012) Breast cancer risk in relation to occupations with exposure to carcinogens and endocrine disruptors: a Canadian case-control study. Environmental Health, 11:87

65. Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I., Ason, B. (2012) Water Quality Index of the Tarkwa Goldmining Area in Ghana. Journal of Transdisciplinary Environmental Studies, 11(2): 1-14.

64. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Holowaty, E. J., Zou, G., Hamm, C., Bartfay, E., Kanjeekal, S. M., Balagurusamy, M., Sandus H-J. and Wright, F. (2012) Effects of Being Uninsured or Underinsured and Living in Extremely Poor Neighborhoods on Colon Cancer Care and Survival in California: Historical Cohort Analysis, 1996—2011. BMC Public Health, 12:897.

63. Taabazuing, J., Luginaah, I. N., Djietror, G. and Otiso, K. M. (2012) Mining, Conflicts and Livelihood Struggles in a Dysfunctional Policy Environment: The Case of Wassa West District, Ghana. African Geographical Review, 31(1): 33-49.

62. Arku, G., Luginaah, I. and Mkandawire, P. (2012) “You Either Pay More Advance Rent or You Move”: Landlord and Tenants Dilemmas in Low-income Housing Market in Accra, Ghana. Urban Studies, 49(14): 3177-3193.

61. Luginaah, I. N. and Armah, F. A. (2012) Non-Timber Forest Products and Human Health in the Context of Environmental Change. Human Evolution/Global Ethics, 27(1-3): 103-109.

60. Luginaah, I. N., Gorey, K. M., Tang, K., Oiamo, T., Holowaty, E. J., Hamm, C., and Wright, F. A. (2012) Geographical Analysis of Breast Cancer Clustering in Southern Ontario: Generating Hypotheses on Environmental Influences. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 22(3): 232-248.

59. Armah, F. A., Ason, B., Luginaah, I. N. and Essandoh, P. K. (2012) Characterization of macro-benthic fauna for ecological health status of the Fosu and Benya lagoons in coastal Ghana. Journal of Ecology and Field Biology, 35(4): 1-11.

58. Arnold, R., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Tenkorang, E. Y., Holland, D., Gaspard, A., Luginaah, I. and the HP4RY Team (2012) Evaluation of School- and Community-Based HIV Prevention Interventions with Junior Secondary School Students in Edo State, Nigeria. African Journal of Reproductive Health, 16(2): 103-125.

57. Whaling, M., Luginaah, I., Reid, G., Hekmat, S., Thind, A., Mwanga, J. and Changalucha, J. (2012) Perceptions of Probiotics for Health and Nutrition in the Context of HIV/AIDS in Mwanza, Tanzania. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 16(2): 103-125.

56. Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I. N. and Obiri, S. (2012) Assessing Environmental Exposure and Health Impacts of Gold Mining in Ghana. Toxicology & Environmental Chemistry, 94(4): 786-798.

55. Armah, F., Luginaah, I., Kuitunen, M. and Mkandawire, P. (2012) Ecological Health Status of the Fosu Lagoon, Southern Ghana II: Environmental and Human Health Risk Assessment. Ecosystem & Ecography, 2:1.

54. Armah, F., Kuitunen, M., Luginaah, I. and Mkandawire, P. (2012) Non Occupational Health Risk Assessment from Exposure to Chemical Contaminants in the Gold Mining Environment of Tarkwa, Ghana. Trends in Applied Sciences Research, 7(3): 181-185.

53. Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Tobias, J. (2011) Landscapes of economic deprivation and locally distilled liquor (kachasu): An emerging milieu of HIV/AIDS risk in urban Northern Malawi. Environment and Planning, A. 43 (10): 2384 – 2398.

52. Dixon, J., Tenkorang, E. and Luginaah, I. (2011) Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme: Helping the Poor or Leaving them Behind? Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 29: 1102-1115.

51. Miller, L., Xu, X., Wheeler, A., Atari, D. O., Grgicak-Mannion, A. and Luginaah, I. N. (2011) Spatial variability and application of ratios between BTEX in two Canadian cities. The Scientific World, 11: 2536-2549.

50. Odoi, J.O., Armah, F. A., Luginaah, I. (2011) Assessment of spatial variability of heavy metals in soils under the influence of soap and detergent waste water discharge. International Journal of Research and Reviews in Applied Sciences, 9(2):322-329.

49. Oiamo, T. H., Luginaah, I. N., Atari, D. O. and Gorey, M. K. (2011) Air pollution and general practitioner access and utilization: A population based study in Sarnia, ‘Chemical Valley,’ Ontario. Environmental Health, 10:71.

48. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Bartfay, E., Fung, K. Y., Holowaty, E. J., Wright, F., Hamm, C. and Kanjeekal, S. M. (2011) Effects of Socioeconomic Status on Colon Cancer Treatment Accessibility and Survival in Toronto, Ontario, and San Francisco, California, 1996-2006. American Journal of Public Health, 101: 112-119.

47. Arku, G., Luginaah, I. N., Mkandawire, P., Baiden, P. and Asiedu, A. B. (2011) Housing and Health in three Contrasting Neighbourhoods in Accra, Ghana. Social Science and Medicine, 72: 1864-1872.

46. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Hamm, C., Balagurusamy, M., & Holowaty, E. J. (2011) Physician supplies and breast cancer care in Ontario and California, 1998 to 2006. Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, 16(2): 47-54.

45. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Bartfay, E., Fung, K. Y., Holowaty, E. J., Wright, F. C., Hamm, C., Kanjeekal, S. M. & Balagurusamy, M. (2011). Association of physician supply with breast cancer survival in Ontario. Digestive Diseases and Sciences, 56: 523-531.

44. Baiden, P., Arku, G., Luginaah, I. and Asiedu, A. B. (2011) An Assessment of Residents' Housing Satisfaction and Coping in Accra, Ghana. Journal of Public Health, 19(1), 29-37.

43. Atari, O., Luginaah, I. and Baxter, J. (2011) “This is the mess that we are living in”: Residents everyday life experiences of living in a stigmatized community. GeoJournal.76:483-500.

42. Mkandawire, P., Luginaah, I. and Bezner-Kerr, R. (2011) Deadly Divide: Malawi's Policy Debate on HIV/AIDS and Condoms. Policy Sciences, 44(1): 81-102.

41. Gorey, K. M., Fung, K. Y., Luginaah, I. N., Holowaty, E. J. and Hamm, C. (2010) Income and Long-Term Breast Cancer Survival: Comparisons of Vulnerable Urban Places in Ontario and California. The Breast Journal, 16: 416-419.

40. Luginaah, I. Arku, G. and Baiden, P. (2010) Housing and Health in Ghana: The Psychosocial Health Impacts of Renting a Home. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 7: 525-545.

39. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Hamm, C., Fung, K. Y. and Holowaty, E. J. (2010) Breast Cancer Care in the United States and Canada: Ecological Comparisons of Relatively Impoverished and Affluent Urban Neighborhoods. Health & Place, 16: 156–163.

38. Smith, K., Luginaah, I. and Lockridge, A. (2010) ‘Contaminated’ Therapeutic Landscape: The Case of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation in Ontario, Canada. Geography Research Forum, 30: 83-102.

37. Tomkpins, J. W., Luginaah, I. N., Booth, G. L. and Harris, S. B. (2010) The Geography of Diabetes in London, Canada: The Need for Local Level Policy for Prevention and Management. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 7: 2407-2422.

36. Luginaah, I., Smith, K. and Lockridge, A. (2010) Surrounded by Chemical Valley and “Living in a Bubble”: The Case of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Ontario. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 53(3): 353-370.

35. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Fung, K. Y., Bartfay, E., Hamm, C., Wright, F. C., Balagurusamy, M., & Holowaty, E. J. (2010) Association of physician supply with breast cancer survival in Ontario. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 23(1): 104-108.

34. Atari, O., Luginaah, I. and Fung, K. (2009) The Relationship between Odour Annoyance Scores and Modelled Ambient Air Pollution in Sarnia, “Chemical Valley”, Ontario. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health, 6: 2655-2675.

33. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Holowaty, E. J., Fung, K. Y., & Hamm, C. (2009) Wait times for initial surgical and adjuvant treatment of breast cancer in Canada and the United States: Evidence of greater socioeconomic inequity in America. Clinical and Investigative Medicine, 32 (3): E239-E249.

32. Atari, O.and Luginaah, I. (2009) Assessing the distribution of volatile organic compounds using land use regression in Sarnia, "Chemical Valley", Ontario, Canada. Environmental Health, 8: 16

31. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Holowaty, E. J., Fung, K. Y., and Hamm, C. (2009) Associations of Physician Supplies with Breast Cancer Stage at Diagnosis and Survival in Ontario, 1988 to 2006. Cancer, 115: 3563-3570.

30. Luginaah, I. N. (2009) Health Geography in Canada: Where are we headed? The Canadian Geographer, 53(1): 89-97.

29. Miller, L., Xu, X. and Luginaah, I. (2009) Spatial Variability of VOC Concentrations in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A, 72: 1-15.

28. An, L., Nkurunziza, S., Fung, K. Y., Krewski, D. and Luginaah, I. (2009) Shrinkage Estimation in General Linear Models. Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 53(7): 2537-2549.

27. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Holowaty, E. J., Fung, K.Y. and Hamm, C. (2009) Breast cancer survival in Ontario and California, 1998 to 2006: Socioeconomic inequality remains much greater in America. Annals of Epidemiology, 19: 121-124.

26. Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Schwartz, K. L., Fung, K. Y., Balagurusamy, M., Bartfay, E., Wright, F. C., Anucha, U. and Parsons R. R. (2009) Increased racial group breast cancer care and survival differentials in America: Historical evidence consistent with a health insurance hypothesis, 1975 to 2001. Breast Cancer Research Treatment, 113: 595-600.

25. Atari, O., Luginaah, I., Xu, I. and Fung, K. (2008) Spatial Variability of Ambient Nitrogen Dioxide and Sulphur Dioxide in Sarnia, “Chemical Valley”, Ontario, Canada. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A. 71: 1572–1581.

24. Luginaah, I. N. (2008) Local gin (Akpeteshie) and HIV/AIDS in the Upper West Region of Ghana: The need for preventive health policy. Health & Place, 14: 804-814.

23. Gorey, K. M., Fung, K. Y., Luginaah, I. N., Bartfay, E., Hamm, C., Wright, F. C., Balagurusamy, M., Mohammad, A., Holowaty, E. and Tang, K. X. (2008) Cancer survival in Ontario, 1986 to 2003: Evidence of equitable advances across most diverse urban and rural places. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 99(1): 12-16.

22. Landry, T., Luginaah, I., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Elkins, D. (2007) Orphans in Nyanza, Kenya: Coping with the struggles of everyday life in the context of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Journal of HIV/AIDS Prevention in Children & Youth, 8(1): 75-98.

21. Fung, K., Luginaah, I., Gorey, K. (2007) Impact of air pollution on hospital admissions in Southwestern Ontario, Canada: Generating hypotheses in sentinel high-exposure places. Environmental Health, 6: 18.

20. Luginaah, I., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Kairi, W., Wildish, J. and Brouillard-Coyle, C. (2007) Extending HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in Kenya: Primary schools as community-based organizations. Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 25(3): 439-456.

19. Brophy, J. T., Keith, M. M., Gorey, K., Laukkanen, E., Luginaah, I., Abu-Zahra, H., Watterson, A. E., Hellyer, D. J., Reinhartz, A., Park, R. M. (2007) Cancer and construction: What occupational histories in a Canadian community reveal. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 13(1): 33-38.

18. Luginaah, I. N., Xu, I., Fung

,

K., Grgicak-Mannion, A., Wintermute, J., Amanda Wheeler, A. and Brook, J. (2006) Establishing the spatial variability of ambient Nitrogen Dioxide in Windsor, Ontario. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63(4): 487-500.

17. Brophy, J. T., Keith, M. M., Gorey, K. M., Luginaah, I. N., Laukkanen, E., Hellyer, D., Reinhartz, A., Watterson, A., Abu-zahra, H., Maticka-Tyndale, E., Schneider, K., Beck, M., and Gilbertson, M. (2006) Occupational and environmental histories of breast cancer patients: A Canadian case study. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1076: 765–777.

16. Luginaah,

I. N., Fung, K., Gorey, K. and Khan, S. (2006) The impact of 9/11 on the association of ambient air pollution with daily respiratory admissions in Canada-US border city, Windsor, Ontario. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63(4): 501-514.

15. Fung, K., Luginaah, I., Gorey, K. and Webster, G. (2005) Air pollution and daily hospitalization for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in London, Ontario. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 62(6): 677-685.

14. Luginaah, I., Fung K., Gorey K., Webster, G. and Wills, C. (2005) Association of ambient air pollution levels with respiratory hospitalization in Windsor, Ontario. Environmental Health Perspectives, 113(3): 290-296.

13. Fung, K., Luginaah, I., Gorey, K . and Webster, G. (2005) Air pollution and daily hospital admissions for cardiovascular diseases and strokes in Windsor, Ontario. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 96(1): 29-33.

12. Luginaah, I., Elkins, D., Maticka‑Tyndale, E., Landry, T. and Muthui, M. (2005) Challenges of a pandemic: HIV/AIDS‑related problems affecting Kenyan widows. Social Science and Medicine, 60: 1219-1228.

11. Luginaah, I., Yiridoe, E. and Taabazuing, M. (2005) From mandatory testing to voluntary testing: Balancing human rights, religious and cultural values, and HIV/AIDS prevention in Ghana. Social Science and Medicine, 61: 1689–1700.

10. Veenstra, G., Luginaah, I., Wakefield, S., Birch, S., Eyles, J. and Elliott, S. (2005) Who you know, where you live: Social capital, neighbourhood and health. Social Science and Medicine, 60: 2799-2818.

9. Law, M., Wilson, K., Eyles, J., Elliott, S., Jerrett, M., Moffat, T. and Luginaah, I. (2005) Local‑level variations in un-met need and access to health care services in Hamilton, Canada. Health and Place, 11: 367-377.

8. Luginaah, I. N., Eyles, J. D. and Elliott, S. J. (2004) Informing the development of decision support tools for risk management: the case of electrical and magnetic fields. Journal of Environmental Planning & Management, 47(4): 601-621.

7. Gorey, K. M., Holowaty, E. J., Laukkanen, E. and Luginaah, I. N. (2003) Social prognostic and therapeutic factors associated with cancer survival: A population‑based study in Metropolitan Detroit, Michigan. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 14(4): 478-488.

6. Luginaah, I. N. and Dakubo, C. (2003) Consumption and impacts of local-brewed alcohol (Akpeteshie) in the Upper West Region of Ghana: A public health tragedy. Social Science and Medicine, 57: 1747–1760.

5. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. (2002) Community reappraisal of the perceived health effects of a petroleum refinery. Social Science & Medicine, 55: 47-61.

4. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. (2002) Community responses and coping strategies in the vicinity of a petroleum refinery. Health & Place, 8: 177-190.

3. Luginaah, I. N., Jerrett, M., Elliott, S., Eyles, J., Parizeau, K., Birch, S., Abernathy, T., Veenstra, G., Hutchinson, B. and Giovis, C. (2001) Health profiles of Hamilton: spatial characterisation of neighbourhoods for health investigations. GeoJournal, 53: 135-147.

2. Luginaah, I. N., Taylor, S. M., Elliott, S. J. and Eyles, J. D. (2000) A longitudinal study of the community health impacts of a refinery. Social Science and Medicine, 50: 1155-1166.

1. Luginaah, I. N., Kyong-Soon, L., Abernathy, T. J., Sheehan, D. and Webster, G. (1999) Variations in perinatal mortality and low birth weight: The contribution of socioeconomic risk factors to outcomes. Canadian Journal of Public Health, 90(6): 377-381.