Dr. Rita Baiden

Dr Rita Baiden joined MCTA of INDEPTH network as a clinical trialist in mid 2007 where she is actively involved in the coordination of MCTA activities. She has a background that includes work as a clinical research coordinator and project clinician in large community-based vaccine and drug trials in Navrongo and Kintampo Health Research Centers. Her research interest is in infectious diseases particularly in children. She has successfully collaborated with local and international research groups of distinct repute.

Rita holds MBCHB from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a postgraduate degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa through WHO/TDR scholarship.