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PMA2020/Ghana is collecting data in 100 nationally representative enumeration areas throughout Ghana. The project is implemented by our partners at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) School of Medicine in collaboration with University of Development Studies (UDS).

Survey progress: 6 rounds of core data collection completed; 2 rounds of primary health care data collection completed. Access PMA2020/Ghana publications here. Request access to datasets here

Principal Investigator

PMA2020/Ghana Principal Investigator: Dr. Easmon Otupiri

Dr. Easmon Otupiri is a senior lecturer at the Kwame Nkruma University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Medical Sciences in the Department of Community Health. His research background includes home-based management of malaria in children under-five, development of community-based health systems through a network of community-based agents, and community-based management of pneumonia with antibiotics. His work on PMA2020 builds on a collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health that includes support for the multi-country “Family Health and Wealth” panel survey. Dr. Otupiri holds a DVM and MSc in Field Epidemiology from Romania, an MPH, MSc in Health Services Planning and Management, and a PhD in Public Health from the University of Ghana.


Data Manager

PMA2020/Ghana Data Manager: Emmanuel K. Nakua


Emmanuel K. Nakua is a lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology School of Public Health. He is the in-country data manager for PMA2020 in Ghana. Emmanuel has extensive professional experience in data management and analysis on national projects. His research interests include family planning, discrete choice experiment methodology, and population based surveys. 


About Our Partner Institute

Lead Implementer: 

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology School of Medicine 


KNUST is Ghana’s premier University of Science and Technology. KNUST’s mission is to provide an environment for teaching, research and entrepreneurship training in Science and Technology for the industrial and socio-economic development of Ghana, Africa and other nations.

KNUST also offers service to community, is opened to all the people of Ghana and positioned to attract scholars, industrialists and entrepreneurs from Africa and other international communities.

The University has six Colleges, including the College of Health Sciences. To learn more about KNUST, please visit the website.


Supported by:

University of Development Studies, Tamale (north zone)