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Steve Abman
Steve Abman
Emmanuel ADDO-YOBO
Emmanuel ADDO-YOBO
Savvas Andronikou
Savvas Andronikou
Eugenio Baraldi
Eugenio Baraldi
Danielle Belgrave
Danielle Belgrave
Klaus Bonnelykke
Klaus Bonnelykke
Andrew Bush
Andrew Bush
Carlo Castellani
Carlo Castellani
Andrew Colin
Andrew Colin
Adnan Custovic
Adnan Custovic
Renato Cutrera
Renato Cutrera
Pierre Goussard
Pierre Goussard
Robert P. Guillerman
Robert P. Guillerman
Eitan Kerem
Eitan Kerem
Indu Khosla
Indu Khosla
Jane Kirkby
Jane Kirkby
Keith Klugman
Keith Klugman
Amir Kugelman
Amir Kugelman
Enrico Lombardi
Enrico Lombardi
Sooky Lum
Sooky Lum
Fernando Martinez
Fernando Martinez
Giovanni Morana
Giovanni Morana
Liam O'Mahony
Liam O'Mahony
Giorgio Piacentini
Giorgio Piacentini
Giovanni Piedimonte
Giovanni Piedimonte
Christian Poets
Christian Poets
Petr Pohunek
Petr Pohunek
Jean-Paul Praud
Jean-Paul Praud
Giovanni Rossi
Giovanni Rossi
Bruce Rubin
Bruce Rubin
Sejal Saglani
Sejal Saglani
Francesca Santamaria
Francesca Santamaria
Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus
Isabelle Sermet-Gaudelus
Florian Singer
Florian Singer
Peter Sly
Peter Sly
Manuel Soto-Martínez
Manuel Soto-Martínez
Renato Stein
Renato Stein
Alexander Tuazon
Alexander Tuazon
Mariapia Vila
Mariapia Vila
Tsu Fuh Yeh
Tsu Fuh Yeh
Heather Zar
Heather Zar

Faculty members


Emmanuel ADDO-YOBO

Emmanuel Addo-Yobo is an Associate Professor of Child Health at the School of Medical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), and Honorary Consultant Paediatrician in the Child Health Directorate, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), Kumasi, Ghana.

Prof. Addo-Yobo is a Paediatrician, clinical lecturer, researcher and administrator with primary clinical interests in Paediatric pulmonology, Immunization practice and child survival issues. His experience in child health care in Ghana spans over 25 years.  He is the Head of the Paediatric Asthma and Pulmonology Unit at KATH, which he pioneered in 1992 as one of the very few of its kind in the sub-region at the time. Out of this came a number of research studies and publications on asthma epidemiology in Ghana in collaboration the North West Lung Centre, Manchester, and the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) United Kingdom.  He has also been involved in USAID and WHO sponsored multi-centre collaborative research on treatment options for childhood pneumonia and common young infant infections in developing countries.

Prof Addo-Yobo has also made contributions to local and WHO regional manuals for care of young children especially in the area of respiratory disorders. He has worked in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Ghana and WHO, on many national committees on child health and development such as School Health Policy Review, Job Aids for New-born Care, Integrated Management of Childhood and Neonatal Illness (IMCNI), and Under-5 Child Health Policy for Ghana.

Prof Addo-Yobo has been involved in vaccine preventable disease surveillance activities and in developing Pre-service curricula for the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) for Medical and Nursing /Midwifery Training institutions in the African Region, as well as its introduction and evaluation activities. He has assisted Ministries of Health in countries and key partner agencies to conduct Training Needs Assessments for EPI staff.

He currently Heads the Department of Child Health, School of Medical Sciences – KNUST and KATH. He is also the Head of Quality Assurance and patient safety at KATH.  He is a member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Option Committee (MCTOC) of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) under the Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone Layer.

 

Emmanuel ADDO-YOBO