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A city of south-central Ghana northwest of Accra. Founded c. 1700, it is a commercial and transportation center in a cocoa-producing region.


(Placename) a city in S Ghana: seat of Ashanti kings since 1663; university (1961); market town for a cocoa-producing region. Pop: 862 000 (2005 est)


(kʊˈmɑ si)

the capital of Ashanti district, in S Ghana. 376,246.
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Noun1.Kumasi - a city in southern Ghana
Ghana, Gold Coast, Republic of Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
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Symport created digital forms and offline data collection templates to capture maternal health statistics and pregnancy outcomes data from 200 pregnant women at clinics in Kumasi, Ghana.
Author affiliations: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana (P.
He has supervised over 70 student dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and has served as an internal and external examiner for programmes at the University for Development Studies in Tamale and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana.
He was born on March 21, 1950 in Kumasi, Ghana to Abraham Num and Mary Gyamfua.
The objective of the study is to ascertain users' reaction about the relevance and adequacy of the resources and facilities available at the Ashanti Regional Library in Kumasi, Ghana and how far it has impacted on the services rendered to these users.
He has a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ha Kumasi, Ghana.
METHODS: Data from the 2010 Family Health and Wealth Survey were used in bivariate and multinomial logistic regression analyses to identify associations between relationship quality and current contraceptive use among 698 married or cohabiting couples in Kumasi, Ghana.
The Ghanaian team won the first leg played in Kumasi, Ghana and will head confidently into the second match on 19th November leading 6-1 on aggregate.
Meantime, Ghana stunned Egypt 6-1 in the first leg of their World Cup playoff on Tuesday, in Kumasi, Ghana with Asamoah Gyan's fifth-minute goal kicking off a dominant performance that makes the Black Stars overwhelming favorites to be one of the five African teams in Brazil next year.
Jolly and her colleagues recruited 314 HIV-positive people who were not yet on antiretroviral therapy for the study in Kumasi, Ghana.