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This Expert's name is Mr. Phans Oduro Sarpong, MSc.

This Expert's occupation is Manager, Research, Policy, Monitoring and Evaluation
This Expert's location is Accra, Ghana
This Expert's nationality is Ghanaian

Snapshot

Experience

15+ years

Languages

English

Countries of Work

Ghana

Areas of Expertise

  • Coaching
  • Curriculum development
  • Process facilitation
  • Training
  • Remote Coaching
  • Community health boards
  • Strengthening linkages between community health and PHC
  • Provider payment
  • Resource allocation
  • Strategic health purchasing
  • Change management
  • Decentralization
  • Health management, policy and planning
  • Institutional strengthening
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Private sector engagement
  • Regulation and enforcement
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategy development
  • Claims management systems
  • Data reporting and analysis
  • Disease registries
  • Disease-specific surveillance
  • Health management information systems
  • Health-related surveys
  • Interoperability of information systems
  • Nutrition-related data systems
  • Behavior and health literacy
  • Disease prevention
  • Health promotion
  • Health protection
  • Immunization
  • Preparedness for public health emergencies
  • Surveillance
  • Community health workers--engagement, capacity-building and retention
  • Human resources planning, management, training and development
  • Staff motivation and retention
  • Public sector innovation adaptation and integration
  • Scaling innovations
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Data collection methodology
  • Indicator development
  • Knowledge management software
  • Performance management plans
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Research
  • Results and logical frameworks
  • Family planning
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Malaria
  • Maternal, newborn and child health
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • NTDs
  • Tuberculosis
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Costing
  • Dissemination and knowledge brokering
  • Equity analysis
  • Fiscal space analysis
  • Health provider capacity mapping
  • Policy analysis
  • Political economy analysis
  • Problems and priorities assessment
  • Root cause analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Community health services
  • Design and organization of service delivery models that include PHC and community health services
  • Health management
  • Integration nutrition services into routine health systems
  • Licensing and accreditation
  • Medical audit
  • Pharmaceutical management
  • PHC
  • Quality and quality assurance
  • Service delivery networks
  • Specialty care
  • Facilitating stakeholder dialgoue
  • Media engagement
  • Strategic communications for engaging with community stakeholders for health
  • Cold chain
  • Forecasting/quantification
  • Inventory management
  • Logistics management information system
  • Procurement
  • Product selection and registration
  • Purchasing
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain and commodity costing
  • Supply chain in humanitarian response
  • Supply chain organizational capacity and workforce
  • System design

Professional Experience

  • National Health Insurance Authority

    Oct 2022 - Present
    National Health Insurance Scheme
  • Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana Health Service

    Oct 2021 - Sep 2022
    Strengthening the evidence of policy on the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine: assessment of safety and effectiveness using case-control studies embedded in the Malaria Vaccine Pilot Evaluation (MVPE-CC: 2021 – 2022)
  • Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR)

    Sep 2019 - Dec 2020
    St. Francis Xavier Hospital) Assin Foso: Clinical evaluation of Artesunate Amodiaquine Atovaquone Preoguanil tri-therapy for malaria treatment in African children (ASAAP).: 2019 - 2020
    • Clinical evaluation of Artesunate Amodiaquine Atovaquone Preoguanil tri-therapy for malaria treatment in African children (ASAAP).
    • Multi-Drug Combination-Therapies to Prevent the Development of Drug Resistance Phase II Controlled Clinical Trial Assessing Candidate Regimens of Multiple-Antimalarial Combinations for the Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria in Africa (MultiMal).
    • ALERRT (The “African Coalition for Epidemic Research, Response, and Training”) Clinical patterns, severity, management, and outcom

Education

  • None

    Graduated 2023
    None
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

    Graduated 2018
    Master of Science (Health Informatics)
  • None

    Graduated 2012
    None
  • Garden City University College, Kenyasi-Kumasi

    Graduated 2012
    Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resource Management)
  • University of Ghana, Legon-Accra

    Graduated 2008
    • Diploma (Youth in Development Work)

Publications

  • PUBLIC HEALTH INTERVENTION USING THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL IMPROVES COVERAGE AND ACCEPTANCE TO IVERM

    Published Nov 2021 View publication
  • Ectopic pregnancies in low resource setting: a retrospective review of cases in Kumasi, Ghana

    Published Apr 2021 View publication
  • Males as Partners in Family Planning Service Uptake in Ghana: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Survey

    Published Aug 2019 View publication
  • Prevalence of pneumonia and risk factors of pneumonia mortality among children under five years.

    Published Jul 2018 View publication
  • Review of Organism Density and Bacteriologic Conversion of Sputum among Tuberculosis Patients

    Published Jul 2017 View publication

Affiliations

HELINA Health Informatics in Africa

Areas of Expertise

  • Coaching
  • Curriculum development
  • Process facilitation
  • Training
  • Remote Coaching
  • Community health boards
  • Strengthening linkages between community health and PHC
  • Provider payment
  • Resource allocation
  • Strategic health purchasing
  • Change management
  • Decentralization
  • Health management, policy and planning
  • Institutional strengthening
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Private sector engagement
  • Regulation and enforcement
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategy development
  • Claims management systems
  • Data reporting and analysis
  • Disease registries
  • Disease-specific surveillance
  • Health management information systems
  • Health-related surveys
  • Interoperability of information systems
  • Nutrition-related data systems
  • Behavior and health literacy
  • Disease prevention
  • Health promotion
  • Health protection
  • Immunization
  • Preparedness for public health emergencies
  • Surveillance
  • Community health workers--engagement, capacity-building and retention
  • Human resources planning, management, training and development
  • Staff motivation and retention
  • Public sector innovation adaptation and integration
  • Scaling innovations
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Data collection methodology
  • Indicator development
  • Knowledge management software
  • Performance management plans
  • Quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Research
  • Results and logical frameworks
  • Family planning
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Malaria
  • Maternal, newborn and child health
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • NTDs
  • Tuberculosis
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Costing
  • Dissemination and knowledge brokering
  • Equity analysis
  • Fiscal space analysis
  • Health provider capacity mapping
  • Policy analysis
  • Political economy analysis
  • Problems and priorities assessment
  • Root cause analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Community health services
  • Design and organization of service delivery models that include PHC and community health services
  • Health management
  • Integration nutrition services into routine health systems
  • Licensing and accreditation
  • Medical audit
  • Pharmaceutical management
  • PHC
  • Quality and quality assurance
  • Service delivery networks
  • Specialty care
  • Facilitating stakeholder dialgoue
  • Media engagement
  • Strategic communications for engaging with community stakeholders for health
  • Cold chain
  • Forecasting/quantification
  • Inventory management
  • Logistics management information system
  • Procurement
  • Product selection and registration
  • Purchasing
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain and commodity costing
  • Supply chain in humanitarian response
  • Supply chain organizational capacity and workforce
  • System design

Affiliations

HELINA Health Informatics in Africa