Nana A. MENSAH-ABRAMPAH
Technical Officer Ebola Health Systems Recovery Team | Suisse | OMS
Nana A. MENSAH-ABRAMPAH is a Technical Officer for Ebola Health Systems Recovery within the Service Delivery and Safety Department at the World Health Organization (WHO). In this role, she facilitates WHO’s work at the central and district level in driving the safe reactivation of essential health services and core health systems functions in the three Ebola-affected countries. Ms. Mensah Abrampah provides technical and strategic programmatic support on areas critical to the work on recovery: infection, prevention and control (IPC); surveillance; essential package of services and health workforce; as well as the cross-cutting action areas: people-centred services; institutional health partnerships; information, communication and technology; supply chain; health financing and knowledge harvesting. Prior to joining WHO, she worked as a consultant on quality improvement, health systems thinking and the spread of sustainable innovations in Tanzania. In Malawi, she worked at a tertiary referral hospital in Lilongwe where she researched health system barriers for rational use of antibiotics. For several years, she worked in numerous capacities under the auspices of the USAID Health Care Improvement project, a global mechanism for applying improvement approaches that enhance health care in more than 30 countries within Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Ms Mensah-Abrampah has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and holds a BSc in Economics and a MSc in International Health.