Joseph Amoah Adu
School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Joseph Amoah Adu, BSc (Human Biology), MB.ChB, MGCS
Lecturer, Department of Obs/Gyn, School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Technical Advisor, Making it Happen Project, Ghana
Born on 5th January 1980 in a small coastal village in the central region of Ghana. He had his secondary education at Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast and proceeded to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and graduated in 2005 with MB.ChB. After his internship he undertook his post-graduate training in obstetrics and gynaecology and obtained the Membership of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2010.
He has worked as a specialist Obstetrician-Gynaecologist at the Cape Coast Metropolitan Hospital since December 2010 and took up appointment in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the School of Medical Sciences, University of Cape Coast as a lecturer in October, 2011. He is currently pursuing a Fellowship in General Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons.
He has special interest in Emergency obstetric care; Access to Reproductive healthcare and capacity building of health providers.
He currently serving in various capacities including being member of the national safe motherhood protocol review team, national master trainer in emergency obstetric and new born care, Consultant in Reproductive Health and Family Planning for Marie Stopes International – Ghana, and Technical Advisor for LSTM-CMNH: Making it Happen programme in Ghana.
He is married with two children.