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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 Trainin

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.

Health Officials Undergo Leadership Training

Senior level leaders, managers and practitioners in the health sector have undergone a-two week workshop in health policy and systems to build their leadership and managerial capacity.

Experiences of Stigmatization and Discrimination: Insights and Perspectives of Cured Lepers and their Caregivers

This was a joint presentation made by Dr. Emmanuel Asampong, Department of Social and Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health and Dr. Mavis Dako Gyeke Head of Department, Social Work, both of University of Ghana, Legon.