Dr. Kwaku Poku Asante

Dr. Asante holds a BSc. in Medical Sciences, MD degree, Masters in Public Health from University of Ghana; and a PhD in infectious disease epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. Dr. Asante also hold several certificates of public health advocacy, advanced epidemiology, medical ethics and good clinical practices.

Dr. Asante provided primary health care in rural Ghana after his internship at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana. He has interest in epidemiology of childhood illnesses particularly malaria and respiratory infections, health programme evaluation and access to health care.Dr. Asante has served on several international and local public health committees. He is currently the Chair of an expert oversight committee to evaluate the impact of clinical trials in Africa (eICT Study) and a Co-chair of the Clinical Trial Partnership for RTSS malaria clinical trials in Africa.

Dr. Asante was the Head of Malaria Research for 8 years at the Kintampo Health Research Centre (KHRC) and currently the Head of Research and a management committee member at KHRC.Dr. Asante is a visiting lecturer at the School of Public Health in Ghana and the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in the U. S. A. and has supervised several student thesis. Dr. Asante has papers in peer review journals and has authored a book chapter.