Sustainable sanitation in peri-urban Ghana – University of Copenhagen

Sustainable sanitation in peri-urban Ghana (SUSA GHANA)

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Project description:

SUSA-Ghana is a research partnership between the University of Copenhagen, the Dodowa Health Research Centre, the University of Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology aimed at increasing the use of improved sanitation facilities among peri-urban residents in Dangme West District, Ghana.

Person in charge of project:

Flemming Konradsen

Partner Institutions:

  • Dodowa Health Research Centre (DHRC), Ghana Health Services,
  • University of Ghana (UoG), Accra, Ghana
  • Kwame Nkruma University of Technical Sciences (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana
  • Department of Anthropology (DA), University of Copenhagen

Research team:

  • Margareth Gyapong, DHRC (principal investigator)
  • Flemming Konradsen (principal investigator)
  • Helle Samuelsen (DA)
  • Henrik Bregnhøj
  • Michael Calopietro
  • Ben Keraita
  • Thilde Rheinländer
  • James-Paul Kretchy
  • Fred Nimoh
  • Leticia Akcun
  • Peter Appiah Obeng
  • Sarah Effuwah Van-Ess
  • Yela awunyo-akaba
  • Anders Dalsgaard, University of Copenhagen
  • Kofi Poku, KNUST Business SchoolMoses Aikens (UoG)
  • Kodjo A. Senah (UoG),
  • Mawuli Dzodzomenyo (UoG)
  • Wim Van der Hoek,RIVM, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment
  • Esi Awuah (KNUST)

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