an initiative of Vital Strategies

PMEP management training

Michael Adjabeng

Ghana

Michael Adjabeng is the Coordinator of the Port Health Unit, Ghana Health Services as well as the International Health Regulations National Focal Person. He teaches part-time at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana and the University of Health and Allied Sciences.

He has been instrumental in setting up disease surveillance systems in Ghana and played a leading role in the Joint External Evaluation and development of the National Action Plan for Health Security for Ghana.

Michael is the acting General Secretary of the Ghana Public Health Association and holds a PhD in Public Health, MPH, MSc, and a diploma in community health.

Twitter: @mikejeroen

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“Management skills are taken for granted when it comes to epidemic preparedness and response. Stakeholder management, forecasting, resource mobilization, risk mapping, leadership and coordination all draw from management competencies for plans to succeed.”

What is the PMEP course?

Program Management for Epidemic Preparedness course graduates are the epidemic preparedness leaders of tomorrow. Competitively selected, they represent their countries’ strongest front against disease outbreaks. Together, they will form a global network of experts effectively managing their countries’ ability to find, stop and prevent epidemic threats. Learn more...