This lecture provides an overview of the child health landscape in Ghana, highlighting key successes in the last few decades as well as enduring and emerging challenges that may stall progress.
Dr. Christabel Enweronu-Laryea is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health at the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS). She completed her postgraduate training in the United Kingdom and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health. In 2000, Dr. Enweronu-Laryea returned to Ghana as a consultant pediatrician at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH). Her clinical expertise is in neonatal medicine. Dr. Enweronu-Laryea is the Head of the Department of Child Health at the University of Ghana Medical School and Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. Her research work focuses on neonatal medicine and diarrheal diseases in young children.
- Understand factors that have contributed to Ghana’s success in addressing child health needs
Identify three enduring challenges that must be addressed to advance child health in Ghana
- Describe competencies that will be required for the child health workforce of the future
- Christabel Enweronu-Laryea, MBBS, MSc
This seminar focuses on global health and was delivered at the CHOP 14th Annual Global Health Conference on September 30, 2022.
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