Dr. Robert Kaba Alhassan is currently a Senior Lecturer and Acting Dean of International Programmes at the University of Health and Allied Sciences. Before joining UHAS, he was Head of Research at the Health Training Institutions Secretariat, Ministry of Health Headquarters, and PhD Researcher at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research and Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development (AIGHD), Netherlands.
He pursued his PhD training in the Netherlands at the University of Amsterdam (Faculty of Medicine), Netherlands. His PhD training was in the area of Public Health specializing in Medical Technical Quality. His passion is to leverage his professional clinical experience and research expertise to influence public health policy and control the burden of preventable diseases in developing countries.
Dr. Alhassan’s research interests include advocacy for health equity and universal health coverage; improving quality of pre-service training for healthcare professionals through mentorship and innovative solutions, and systematic community engagement in health. Other research areas are prioritization of client-centered care in health systems; patient safety; sustainable healthcare financing interventions, and promotion of cutting-edge scientific research to inform evidence-based health policies .