GHANA: COVID-19 UPDATE- DAASEBRE PROF. (EMERITUS) OTI BOATENG INTRODUCES NEW IMPACT ASSESSMENT INDEX

By: Jerry Akornor/www.africanakua.com, Ghana

Omanhene of New Juaben, Chancellor of All Nations University and former Government Statistician Daasebre  Professor (Emeritus) Oti Boateng, has put together  a-five page paper detailing COVID-19 regional impact assessment in Ghana.

Known as The Yiadom Index for COVID-19 Regional Impact Assessment in Ghana, the Former Government Statistician introduced the new index christened the Yiadom Index, for assessing the relative impact of COVID-19 on different regions in Ghana.

In the course of analyzing COVID-19 data collected from the Ghana Health Service and the Ministry of Health, the writer has developed a methodology for measuring the regional impact of the pandemic in the country.

The technical details of this methodology, including the procedure for testing the reliability of the results, were published on GhanaWeb on 12 August 2020.  The index derived from the application of the methodology is now referred to as the Yiadom Index.

BELOW IS A FIVE PAGE PAPER :

THE YIADOM INDEX FOR COVID-19 REGIONAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN GHANA BY THE OMANHENE OF JUABENG, DAASEBRE PROFESSOR  (EMERITUS) CHANCELLOR OF ALL NATIONS UNIVERSITY & FORMER GOVERNMENT STATISTICIAN OTI BOATENG

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