Behaviour change practices on open defecation among students in second cycle institutions in Upper East Region

A final year Public Health student of the University of Ghana, Legon, Miss Gifty Atampugbire, has launched a campaign to end open defecation in Second Cycle Institutions in the Upper East Region of the Republic of Ghana.

The University of Ghana, UHAS, and International partners disseminate research findings to promote healthier diets in Ghana

Although preventable, obesity, and diet-related non-communicable diseases (DR-NCDs) are a major global public health problem, especially in low and middle-income countries. Reducing obesity and DR-NCDs remains an urgent task.

Ghana Research Integrity Development (GRID) Conference

Organized by the School of Public Health (SPH), University of Ghana (UG) and the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine, the Conference on Ghanaian Research Integrity Development (GRID) took place at the Bank of Ghana Conference Facility, Department of E

MPH student Nana Asiedu winning the 2017 Research of the Year Award

MPH student Nana Asiedu winning the 2017 Research of the Year Award (Medicine and Health Sciences Category) from the National Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana.

Bioethics North and South: Searching for Common Ground

The lecture held at the School of Public Health was chaired by Dr. Emmanuel Asampong. Dr. Laar introduced the speaker, Prof. Miles, an Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Professor Miles’ visit to Ghana was his first.  The lecture centered on an article that Prof.

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....

Queen Elizabeth Scholars: McGill University and University of Ghana Funded

The School of Public Health is pleased to announce to the University community that... 

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.