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Nicholas Kyei


Doctoral student

Nicholas Kyei, is a physician with ten years’ experience spanning clinical work, project management, research and teaching. He is a graduate of the School of Medical Sciences at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Ghana), and also holds an MSc. International Health from the University of Heidelberg as well as post-graduate specializations in Public Health and Travel Medicine from the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow respectively.

His career objective is to utilize his knowledge, experiences and skills in clinical medicine, international public health, and scientific research to significantly improve the health and well-being of people in the developing world through effective and bespoke health and development programming.


2016   PhD candidate, University of Heidelberg, Institute of Global Health
2014    Membership Ghana College of Physicians [MGCP] (Public Health)
2013     Membership, Faculty of Travel Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon of Glasgow [MFTM]
2011     MSc in International Health [MScIH], University of Heidelberg, Germany
2006   Medical studies [MB ChB] / MD Equivalent, School of Medical Science – KNUST, Ghana
2003   BSc. Human Biology, School of Medical Science – KNUST, Ghana


Bonney JHK, Nyarko EO, Ohene SA, Amankwa J, Ametepi RK, Nimo-Paintsil SC, Sarkodie B, Agbenohevi PA, Adjabeng M, Kyei Nicholas N.A , Bel-Nono S, Ampofo W. (2016): Molecular confirmation of Lassa virus presence in West Africa. West African Journal of Laboratory Medicine Vol 5, No 1, 6 pages: 10.4102/ajlm.v5i1.288

Kyei Nicholas N.A, Abilba MM, Kwawu FK, Agbenohevi PG, Bonney JH, Agbemaple TK, Nimo-Paintsil SC, Ampofo W, Ohene SA, Nyarko EO (2015): Imported Lassa fever: a report of 2 cases in Ghana. BMC Infect Dis, 15(217):015-0956

Nicholas N.A. Kyei, Oona MR Campbell, Sabine Gabrysch (2012): The influence of distance and level of care provision on antenatal service utilization in rural Zambia. PLoSOne 7, e46475

Nicholas N.A Kyei; Collins Chansa; Sabine Gabrysch (2012): Quality of Antenatal care in Zambia: A national Assessment. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 12:151