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.

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.

Public Health Seminar - Cross-sector approaches in the control of Neglected Tropical Diseases

Professor Moses J. Bockarie  was the first to give the public health seminar at the school for this academic year. He graduated from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM ) in 1992 with a PhD in Medical Entomology.

Signing of Agreement between WHO and the School of Public Health,to support GFELTP

The training of field epidemiology and monitoring staff is critical in strengthening the capacity of medical staff in managing public health emergencies such as Ebola and Cholera.