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NAME: Stephen O. Manortey, PhD

Dr. Stephen Manortey is a full-time Lecturer at Ensign College of Public Health where he serves as the Head of the Biostatistics Unit. He had his educational training both in Ghana and the United States of America.

 

He holds an MSc (Statistics) from Brigham Young University and a PhD in Public Health from the University of Utah. He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Global Health from the University of Utah.

Dr. Manortey’s research and scholarly works focus on community engagement and evaluating the health needs of residents in rural settings. His works include using spatial analysis to assess factors that influence complete household enrollment into the National Health Insurance Scheme and also using standard verbal autopsy procedures to generate infant mortality data in selected rural communities in Ghana.

He currently serves as a Principal Investigator on a project dubbed “Health2Go” with the aim of establishing a fully operation model to understand the project’s impacts on the health of residents in selected “hard-to-reach” communities in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region of Ghana.