Ethics and Research Management

The Ethics and Research Management Department ensures the development of quality and consistency in all types of research conducted within the GHS.  The Department hosts the Ghana Health Service Ethical Review Committee (GHSERC) which reviews and approves all proposals for research to be conducted in GHS facilities or by GHS personnel.
The Department also facilitates/conducts regular monitoring visits to ongoing trial sites, to ensure that projects are conducted according to approved protocols and in accordance with Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
It ensures that investigators submit periodic reports of on- going projects for continuous review and final project reports.


 

Deputy Director

Qualification: BA (English, Linguistics University of Ghana), Post Graduate Diploma Communication Studies, MA (Health Management Planning and Policy), PhD (Health Economics)

Position/Designation: Deputy Director (Research Management & Ethics)/Health Economist

Expertise: Research proposals writing, Social Science Research, Facilitating Health System Research training workshops and sourcing for funding of research activities

Area of Interest: Health Financing, Benefit Incidence, Equity in Health Care