Our Team

GOVERNANCE:

MoTeCH is an initiative of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) that reports to a Strategic Advisory Committee (SAC).  The SAC is chaired by the GHS Director General, Dr. Elias K. Sory, MD, MPH. SAC members include:

  • Dr. Moses Adibo, MD, MPH, Former Deputy Minister of Health and retired Director General, Ministry of Health
  • Dr.  John Koku Awoonor-Williams,  Principal Investigator and Regional Director of Health Services, Upper East Region, Ghana
  • Dr. Frank Nyonator, Director, Policy, Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Division (PPME)
  • Dr. Ernest Opoku, Regional Coordinator, MoTeCH and Senior Medical Officer, Upper East Regional Health Administration
  • Daniel Darko, Head, Centre for Health Information Management, PPME
  • Dr. Anthony Ofosu, Head, Information and Monitoring, PPME

TECHNICAL SUPPORT:

MoTeCH partners include the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, the Grameen Foundation, and the Navrongo Health Research Centre of the Ghana Health Service.

The Columbia University team is led by James Phillips, PhD, Professor in the Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health.  The Columbia team includes:

  • Allison E. Stone, MPH, MoTeCH Program Manager
  • Bruce MacLeod, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science University of Southern Maine and Senior Research Scientist, Columbia University.
  • Stephane Helleringer, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Jemima Frimpong, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Maggie Schmitt, Project Officer, Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health

The Navrongo Health Research Centre (NHRC) team is lead by:

  • John Williams, MD, MA, Acting Director
  • Francis Yeji, MPhil, MoTeCH Research Coordinator

The Grameen Foundation team is led by Mr. Timothy Wood.  The Grameen Foundation team is comprised of

  • Ms. Jacqui Moller Larsen, Country Director
  • Ms. Jessica Osborn, Business Development Manager
  • Mr. David Hutchful, Technical Program Manager
  • Mr. Rodney Tettah, Technical Program Manager
  • Mr. Williams Kwarah, Upper East Field Lead
  • Mr. Simon Peter Aziabah, Upper East Field Team
  • Ms. Antoinette Akanlise, Technical Support Team
  • Ms. Abigail Annang, Technical Support Team
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