Malaria

Current MPAC members


Professor Fred Binka

Dean of the School of Public Health and Professor of Epidemiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana

Dean of the School of Public Health and Professor of Epidemiology, College of Health Sciences, University of Ghana. He received his medical degree, MB. ChB (Ghana); MPH (Jerusalem) and PhD in Epidemiology (Basel). Before joining the University of Ghana, he had worked with the Ghana Ministry of Health for over 20 years in several capacities including Director of the Navrongo Health Research Centre, a member of the initial team that developed the Roll Back Malaria Initiative with WHO in Geneva. He established the Indepth-Network, an International health research NGO.

His research interests are in Malaria (Epidemiology, Control) and Intervention Studies (drugs and vaccines of tropical diseases). Recent recipient of the Ronald Ross medal 2010 from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Binka is a strong advocate for Research capacity strengthening in Africa, through support from African governments and their partners.

Last updated: 15 December 2011

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