There are four (04) departments in AGAMal. Each department is headed by a manager and these mangers form the AGAMal management team. The management team is headed by the Program Director – Mr. Samuel A. Asiedu who reports to the Board of AGAMal.
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He has been actively involved in Ghana’s health sector reforms from its inception including SWAp, multi-donor budget support and establishment of Ghana Health Service. Dr Amofah has served on many important national committees which have shaped public health policy and practice in Ghana. These include serving as chairman of Ghana’s Inter-Agency Coordinating Committee (ICC) for EPI, contraceptive security, Influenza H1N1, and Public Private Partnership initiative of MOH.
Dr Amofah’s contribution to the success of Global Fund in Ghana has been tremendous. He has successfully supervised the development and implementation of nine grants from the Global Fund to Ghana up to phase 2 renewals covering Malaria, HIV/AIDS and TB. The first six grants were assessed as ‘category As’ for phase one. He has served on Ghana's CCM as Principal Recipient representative for MOH/GHS from its inception in 2002 to 2009 and took part in the development of its constitution and bye-laws.
Dr Amofah has made major contributions to global health through his involvement in many international bodies. He served as chairman of RBM Partnership Board in its formative years (2003-2004) and guided it to develop its guiding constitution and principles. He was part of group of experts that conceptualized and implemented the Affordable Medicine Facility malaria (AMFm) and was a member of Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of TDR/WHO Business Line 9 addressing Evidence for Antimalaria policy and access for 2008-2009. He was also a member of GAVI’s Independent Review Committee that in 2008 reviewed and made proposals to GAVI’s Board on the Yellow Fever and Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis (CSM) investment portfolios.
Dr Amofah holds a Master’s degree in Public Health (University of Leeds, U.K), Fellow of West African College of Physicians, and is a Founding Fellow of Ghana College of Physicians. He is a part-time lecturer at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, and Ghana College of Physicians and a member of Medical Centre Research and Postgraduate Board committee of College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana since 2007.
She has extensive experience in epidemiology, infectious disease control, occupational and environmental health, health system strengthening as well donor fund management. She was previously with a PEPFAR-USAID partner agency in South Africa called Foundation for Professional Development (FPD), as the Head of the health system strengthening department.
Prior to that she worked for the World Health Organization (WHO) with responsibilities for the Immunization and Vaccine and Child Health Departments, tasked with providing specialist technical support to the South African government in the Immunization programme, surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases and child and adolescent health and survival. . Bafedile provided support on strategies for improvement of access to good quality health services, increasing coverage with lifesaving interventions; as well as ensuring compliance with international health regulations and meeting Millennium Development Goals. This included provision to South Africa as well as other countries in the Southern and Eastern sub-region of Africa in conducting childhood campaigns (polio, measles and LLIN distributions), introducing new vaccines, programme evaluation as well as health worker training.
She is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Public Health Medicine Specialist with the following educational qualifications: Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB); postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTMH); Diploma in Occupational Health (DOH); Master of Medicine in Community Health (MMed Community Health); Fellowship of the South African College of Public Health Medicine (FCPHM-SA).
Kwame, as he likes to be called has a rich experience in Human Resources and prior to AGAMal played an important role in Expresso Telecom Ghana as their Human Resource Manager.
He is a devoted and loving leader who works tirelessly with an effort to uplift the name of AngloGold Ashanti Malaria Control Limited.
Before his current position, he worked with AngloGold Ashanti (GH) Malaria Control Limited and National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) with over 20 year work experience.
Mr. Assan joined AGAMal in 2013 as a District Operations Manager (DOM) and has a skillful experience in Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) implementation which aids the efforts in helping spray operators impact on beneficiary districts.
Having a broad Experience in Finance from AngloGold Ashanti Limited has built his expertise which drives the finance department into giving out excellence financial prudence.
Mr. Kwabi is a strategic planner and an excellent negotiator which helps AngloGold Ashanti Malaria Control Program in presenting good budget results to Global Fund for an efficient work.