About Us

We disseminate scientific evidence and best practices that work to catalyze the progressive realization of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). We welcome articles in the form of blog posts, news items, features and short analysis globally with implication for health in Africa. All submissions are subject to review, but the authors assume responsibility for the accuracy of claims made therein. Email your article to the Editor In-Chief via: theafricahealthpot@gmail.com 

Mission Statement

To disseminate evidence and influence decision making at all levels and advance progress towards universal health coverage in Africa.

Vision Statement

To become the preferred platform for disseminating evidence and shaping opinion about health in Africa

Our Team

Prof. Juliet Nabyonga-Orem

MD, MSc, PhD

Prof. Juliet Nabyonga-Orem is a leading health systems expert with experience spanning over 2 decades. She has been instrumental in the transformation of health systems in many African countries. She has published extensively in the area of health systems and services and is regarded as an ...

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Dr. Koku Awoonor-Williams


Dr. Koku Awoonor-Williams is a health systems and policy analyst. He has almost 3 decades of experience in senior health management in Ghana including 16 years as District Medical Officer/Medical Superintendent as well as 8 years as Regional Director of Health Services. Prior to that he had...

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Prof. Oladele Akogun


Prof. Oladele Akogun has spent over 25 years on health system research, focusing on access to and utilization of intervention services. He holds a PhD in Public Health and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and plays many roles - epidemiologist, entomologist, and researcher. Dr. Akogun is ...

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Dr. James Avoka Asamani

PhD, M.Phil., MSc., BSc., FWACN

Dr Asamani is a health economist and a health system scientist with specialisation in health systems modelling, health systems planning, Health Labour Market Analysis and Human Resources for Health. He has supported several countries and reputable institutions i...

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Dr. Hillary Kipruto

M.A, MBA, MSc, MSc, PhD

Dr. Hillary Kipruto is a health systems expert with interest in Health Information Systems and Sector Monitoring with experience spanning 15 years. He is specialized in Bayesian modelling, sector monitoring, survey designs and implementation and setting u...

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