Dr. Easmon Otupiri

PMA2020/Ghana | Principal Investigator

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 has spanned seven years and 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.