APECGH SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM
2022

20TH OF MAY 2022
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ho, Volta Region

Theme: “Research, Policy and Religion: The potential role of multisectorial collaboration to improve outcomes of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in Ghana”

Symposium objectives

The objective(s) for this year’s symposium are to:

  1. Discuss ways in which multisectorial collaboration between research, policy and religion can contribute to better maternal and perinatal health outcomes for women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy;
  2. Determine low hanging fruit opportunities to strengthen multisectorial collaboration between research, policy and religion to improve maternal and perinatal health outcomes for women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy;
  3. Identify barriers and enablers for multisectorial collaboration between healthcare professionals, policy makers and religious healers;
  4. Identify research or knowledge gaps about multisectorial collaboration;
  5. Discuss the improved ways in the management of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy before, during and after pregnancy in the context of multi-sectorial collaboration.

Certificate

Accredited Certificate of Participation will be provided for interested participants at a fee.

Speakers

CHAIRPERSON
Professor Harry Kwami Tagbor

Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS)

KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Professor Evelyn Korkor Ansah 
Director, Centre for Malaria Research, University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ghana (UHAS)

SPEAKER
Dr. Emmanuel Odame
Director, Policy, Planning & Monitoring & Evaluation, Ministry of Health

 

SPEAKER
Dr. Kofi Issah
Director, Family Health Division, Ghana Health Service

SPEAKER
Marcus Green
CEO, APEC UK

GUEST SPEAKER
His Lordship Justice George Buadi
Supervising High Court Judge, 
Ho & Oti Region

SPEAKER
Dr. Chris Fofie
Head Safe Motherhood Programme, Ghana Health Service

SPEAKER
Dr. Emmanuel Srofenyoh
Medical Director, Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Principal Investigator,  Spot Study

SPEAKER
Dr. Titus Beyuo
Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Consortium Member, SPOT Study

SPEAKER
Professor Emmanuel S.K Morhe
Associate Professor &  Head of Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of School of Medicine, UHAS

SPEAKER
Dr. Kwame Adu-Bonsaffoh
Consultant Obstetrician Gynaecologist, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, 
Consortium Member, SPOT Study

SPEAKER
Professor Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu
President, Trinity Theological College

SPEAKER
Professor Ernestina Donkor
Dean, School of Nursing & Midwifery, UHAS

SPEAKER
Dr. Anthony Kwame Dah
Senior Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Ho Teaching Hospital
Senior Lecturer, UHAS

 

MODERATOR
Professor Paul Amuna
Dean, School of Public Health, 
University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS)

 

MODERATOR
Dr. Mary Amoakoh-Coleman
Research fellow, Department of Epidemiology Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical research, University of Ghana, Legon.
Treasurer, Common Wealth Medical Association

Participants will create a movement all over the country!!

Deadline for Registration: 16th May, 2022

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