Faustina Aseiduah Johnson, Dip SRN Fellow
Faustina Aseiduah Johnson is a public safety advocate. She holds a Diploma in Registered General Nursing. She is trained in clinical nursing care and marketing and entrepreneurship management. Besides her nursing profession, she loves to work in administrative service management where she brings to bear her skills in compassion and diligence in her duties to encourage healthy team work and collaborations for the best results in an organization.
Daniel W. Kanmiki, BSC Fellow
Daniel has a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology from the Ghana Technology University College. He has previously supported the Health Information Management unit of a district hospital and has had the opportunity of teaching ICT at the Senior High School level during his National Service. He is enthusiastic about the application of information technology to addressing health, social and economic problems in resource constraint settings. He is currently the IT Manager for ASOLI.
Felicia Babanawo, MPH, BSC, RN Fellow
Felicia Babanawo: She is a trained Registered General Nurse with both Diploma and BSc. degrees in Nursing. She also holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Ghana. She has undertaken several trainings and fellowships in the areas of implementation research, community health services, gender issues, and health systems strengthening among others. She has extensive experience in nursing and public health practice and has participated in implementing a number of key health programs of the Ghana Health Service and its partners such as the World Bank, USAID and its implementing partners, DFID, JICA, KOICA among others. She has previously served as National Coordinator for Ghana’s community-based Health Planning and Services program (CHPS) and also served as the Gender Desk Officer coordinating gender mainstreaming activities at the Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation division of the Ghana Health Service. She currently works with the USAID/PMI Impact Malaria Project as the Advisor for Malaria in Pregnancy. She is passionate about gender, women empowerment, community health services and social inclusion. She leads the gender strategy of ASOLI
Robert Abeero Alpha, BA Fellow
Robert Abeero Alpha is a Development and Disaster Management Specialist. He is currently a District Director for the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO). He has wealth of experience from a variety of areas having previously worked for IDE Ghana, Innovation for Poverty Action, Ghana National Household Registry as well as the Navrongo Health Research Center in many different capacities. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Integrated Development Studies from the University for Development Studies in Ghana. He also holds a certificate on NGO Management and Operations under the Cambridge Centre of Excellence.
He is a lead member of ASOLI and leads on stakeholder engagement.
Samuel Mayeden; CHN, BSC, MSCiH, PGDP Fellow
Samuel Mayeden is a dynamic Public Health Scientist with experience in Community Health Systems and Healthcare Quality with over 15 years progressive experience across a broad spectrum of health sector development work in African context with focused on enhanced health systems effectiveness, linkages, improving quality of care leveraging on available resources for improved outcomes. He is a trained Community Health Nurse and holds a Bachelor degree in Psychology from University of Ghana, Master of Science degree in International Health from the Heidelberg University in Germany, Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Practice from Heidelberg University, Germany and a Fellow of Dr. LEE Jong-Wook Health Policy for 2019 Cohort from South Korea. He has extensive experience in community-based health systems having previously served as a Community Health Nurse and a District CHPS Coordinator in the Ghana Health Service and a Health Project Officer for World Vision Ghana. He is currently the focal person for the Community Scorecard initiative being rolled out by the Ghana Health Service nationwide. He is a lead member of ASOLI on Health Systems.
Dominic Anaseba, MPH, BA Fellow
Mr Dominic Anaseba is an experienced public health practitioner and research scientist with over ten years’ experience in project implementation and evaluation; budgeting and developing workplans. He is skilled in both quantitative and qualitative research methodology, survey design and implementation, data analysis and scientific writing. He is a passionate professional who believes in making a real difference through research and public health interventions. Mr Anaseba holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Law and a Master of Public Health degree with specialization in Global Health from the Thammasat University in Thailand. Among Mr. Anaseba’s previous engagements includes country coordinator assistant for the Bloomberg Data for Health Initiative and the Global Grants Program and Research Coordinator at the Navrongo Health Research Center in Northern Ghana. He has also consulted for several institutions and organizations on varied areas of public health concern, using both qualitative and quantitative research. His research interest is focused on identifying effective strategies to improve public health and general well-being of populations in resource-constrained settings. He is a research lead member of ASOLI.
Esther Abalaare Fellow
Esther Abalaare has a background in administration and finance. She holds a Diploma and a Bachelor of Arts degree both in accounting. She also has considerable working experience in finance and administration including auditing, financial management, accounting and administration. She is the administrative secretary of ASOLI
Mathias Aboba Fellow
Mathias Aboba is a communication science expert. He specializes in knowledge management and communication interventions, implementation and evaluation. He is skilled in editorial management and production of stories of change and translation of research into public information for multimedia platforms. He holds a Master’s of Arts degree (MA), in International Development with specialization in communication from Ohio University in the USA, BA, Integrated Development Studies from the University of Development Studies in Ghana and a number of professional training certificates including Communication, Marketing and Advertising from the Ghana Institute of Journalism and Health Policy Development and Analysis from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He has several years of experience in leading successful implementation of Knowledge Management interventions on programs at both local and national levels such as the Ghana Essential Health Intervention Program (GEHIP) and the National Program for Strengthening the Implementation of the Community-based Health Planning and Service (CHPS+) initiative. He has also previously provided consultancy and collaborative services for agencies and organizations like KOICA, ADRO and GDC, Ghana. Mathias is passionate about the need for strengthening communication systems in development practice to promote the production of quality data and information to support evidence-based action in countries that need such interventions most.
Esther Azasi Fellow
Esther Azasi is a researcher with extensive experience in implementation research and health systems strengthening. She has a Master’s degree in Public Administration degree specializing in International Health Policy and Management from the New York University’s (NYU) Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She is currently completing her final year of Ph.D studies at the Queen Margaret University (QMU) in Edinburgh, UK on Global Health Research. Her study seeks to understand health systems resilience in the fragile context of Northern region, Ghana.
Esther has in the past worked closely with government and non-governmental organizations including the Ghana Health Service (GHS) and Public Health Institute (PHI) of USA focusing on systems strengthening for improved maternal and child health. Esther was one of the first nominees of the Young Diplomat of Ghana programme, which empowered young people in effective leadership and development. Ms Azasi is a winner of the Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP); the Queen Margaret University (QMU) Research Degree Bursary Award; and the Santander Universities Scholarship Award. She is passionate about women empowerment and gender equity, as well as health systems research in Ghana and Africa.