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Dietary Transitions in African Cities - MRC-Led Foundation Award

A project led by the University of Sheffield has been awarded a MRC-led Foundation Award to study dietary transitions in African cities.

Queen Elizabeth Scholars: McGill University and University of Ghana Funded

The School of Public Health is pleased to announce to the University community that Queen Elizabeth Scholars program has awarded a grant of Canadian $466, 000 to Dr. Richmond Aryeetey of the School of Public Health, and Dr.

Comprehensive Reviews of Hypertension and Related Co-Morbidities in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Novartis Foundation, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon are attempting to synthesize all available evidence in a series of comprehensive systematic reviews in SSA to better understand the epid

SMART Africa Hub

The Strengthening Mental Health and Research Training In Africa (SMART AFRICA) project came about as a result of existing collaborations with the New York University in several other projects.

Prof. Moses Aikins now Vice Chair-Elect of GEMNet-Health

At its last annual general meeting held from 23rd – 25th February, 2017 in Cuernavaca, Mexico,  GEMNet-Health elected Prof. Moses Aikins, an Associate Professor at the School of Public Health, as Vice Chair-Elect (Vice Chair and Chair-in-waiting) of the network.

Becoming Baby Friendly Dissemination Event

In May 2016, Yale University in collaboration with University of Ghana School of Public Health, with funding from Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation started the Breastfeeding Friendly Country Index project now called “Becoming Baby Friendly”.  In consultations with

International Workshop on Impact Evaluation of Population, Health and Nutrition Programs 2016

An international workshop on impact evaluation of population, health, and nutrition programs was conducted in Accra from July 18–29, 2016.

Training Workshop on Strengthening Capacity for Implementation Research Initiatives –SCAPIR

In August 2016, the University of Ghana School of Public Health in collaboration with the Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research (AHPSR), the Special Programme for Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), and the Special Program for Research and Training

Impact Evaluation 2016 ToT & Curriculum Development Workshop

This was a 10 day workshop, from 2-10 May, 2016 with participants from all over the world. Participants were from Ethiopia, India, Kenya, South Africa and Ghana. The facilitators came from Mexico and the U.S.

VC's Occasional Lecture by Prof. Manuel Elkin Patarroyo

The lecture was opened by a welcoming address by the Dean, School of Public Health, Prof. Richard Adanu and chaired by the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Ernest Aryeetey who expressed his delight in hosting the lecture.