Dr Richmond Aryeetey has worked in Ghana as a researcher in maternal and child health for the last 13 years. His expertise spans Primary research skills, Formative research, and Monitoring and Evaluation, Training and Facilitation. In the last 5 years, he has evaluated programs for Plan Ghana, Ghana Health Services, PATH, and UNICEF. He worked collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team which tested and has reported the positive impact of microfinance with education on mothers’ income generation and health seeking across the three main ecological zones of Ghana. Dr Aryeetey’s current research projects include mapping of social determinants of sub-optimal use of pregnancy and delivery interventions by women in urban Accra, food insecurity of HIV-infected adults, and piloting of eHealth applications in the context of health research capacity building.
University of Ghana