Apostle Richard Afedi Nagai is an Epidemiologist and Biostatistician by Profession and an Apostle by Calling.
He holds Master of Science degree in Medicine in the field of Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Economics from GIMPA; Higher National Diploma in Statistics from Accra Polytechnic; Diploma in Business Economics and Commerce and Diploma in Accounting from the British College of Professional Management, UK.

He has worked with the Greater Accra Regional Health Directorate of the Ghana Health Service since 2004 as Regional Research Coordinator. He also worked with the District Health Insurance Management Team (DHIMT), Shai-Osudoku District, as Health Insurance Data Manager for the setting up and implementation of a District-wide Mutual Health Insurance Scheme as a pilot study. His research and teaching interests are healthcare financing, epidemiological research, data and records management, field research methods and maternal and child health. He has several publications in international peer-reviewed journals. He has over the years gained extensive experience in public health and social science research. He is currently a Research Scientist with the Dodowa Health Research Centre of the Ghana Health Service.

David A.KubiRev.David Akrofi Kubi is the transport officer at the Dodowa Health Research Centre. He is a trained professional Artist and an ordained minister of the gospel. He holds diploma in industry art from Ghanatta College of art and GCE’A LEVEL (Fine art)
His research career started in the year 2004 when he joined the centre on a pilot programmed on malaria –pneumonia project as supervisor and later became the senior supervisor when the project took off in 2006, he was later employed as transport officer at the centre from 2010 till date.

Prior to this he has also worked on number of projects including health insurance pilot program-‘Dangme hewa mi name kpe’, survey on the social economic status of people along the Volta River and many more.

Kenneth Nartey is a trained public health professional and currently a Senior Health Research Officer at the Dodowa Health Research Centre. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Ghana and a Master of Public Health degree from the James P. Grant School of Public Health (Brac University), Bangladesh.

His research career started when he joined the centre as a National Service Personnel in 2007 and was later employed as a Research Officer with the Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) unit.

He has worked on number of projects including NCD surveillance, INESS, Flu surveillance, TB patient cost survey amongst others. He currently provides technical support to the HDSS. His research interests are in Maternal and Child Health; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Universal Health Coverage.

Rev. Mrs. Sabina Asiamah has a Diploma in Community Health (Disease Control) and Bsc Degree in Public Health from the Rural Health Training School, Kintampo (now College of Health and Wellbeing) and the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon respectively. She is a staff of Ghana Health Service with twenty two (22) years working experience. Sabina worked with the Dangme West District now Shai Osudoku District for nine (9) years as the District Health Information Officer and later became the District Disease Control Officer and the District Malaria Focal Person for eight (8) years.

She joined the Dodowa Health Research Centre in June 2014 where she currently works as a Senior Public Health Officer. She is in charge of the centre’s communication unit and has been involved in a number of studies at the centre including INDEPTH Healthy Transition to Adulthood Study (IHTAS) which was a study on adolescent health, the COUNTDOWN study which is a study on elimination of neglected tropical diseases as well as the Antibiotics Access and Use Study (ABACUS) a study mainly on access and use of antibiotics in low and middle income countries. She led the sensitization and the qualitative phase of the Strengthening Quality of malaria care and surveillance in Ghanaian communities study (COREMAL). Sabina is a member of the centre’s qualitative team.


Dr Alberta Amu is a Public Health Physician and Clinical Research Scientist with 20 years post qualification experience in health service leadership, clinical care, public health, health research and development practice. She is passionate about creating exciting and positive work milieu for health and research teams. Dr Alberta Amu is constantly in search of high profile challenges that address the root causes of poverty, health inequalities and preventable diseases. Her research interests include chronic infectious and noninfectious diseases. She is a holder of MB ChB (UG) MPH (UG) and PhD (Epidemiology, KNUST).