Research Fellowama

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Biography

 

Ama Pokuaa Fenny is a Research Fellow with the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economics Research (ISSER) at the University of Ghana. Since 2005, she has researched and published in the area of developmental issues in health economics, health service delivery, social protection and gender based analysis. Having spent the past six years researching on the effects of health financing reforms on access to healthcare in Ghana, she is passionate about finding ways to ensure that vulnerable groups are not left out. In 2016, she was accepted as a West Africa Global Health Leaders Fellow, with the Centre on Global Health Security, Chatham House. Her research with the centre focused on how the poor could be integrated into social health insurance programs in Sub Saharan African countries. She has also carried out a number of expenditure tracking surveys and health expenditure reviews with country experience across West and East Africa. She has a PhD in Health Economics from the Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark; MSc in Health, Population & Society from the London School of Economics & Political Science (UK) and BA in Economics and Computer Science from the University of Ghana.