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Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi

Presidential Advisor on HIV/AIDS, Executive Office of the President, Ghana

H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi obtained a Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (ChB) from the University of Ghana, Legon in 1969; and a postgraduate degree in Family and Community Medicine, Venereal Diseases and Family Planning from Glasgow University in the UK.

In 1975, she became Specialist-in-Charge and Head of the Health Committee at the Mamprobi Polyclinic where her work included Maternal and Child Care, Family Planning, Environmental Health and Developmental Health Issues.  From 1982 she worked in the Family and Community Medicine Faculty of the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, King Faisal University, Dammam Saudi Arabia until she returned to Ghana in 1999.  She became the Deputy Program Manager of the National HIV/AIDS/STI Control Program (NACP) of the Ghana Health Service.  She was actively involved in HIV prevention and treatment; Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMCTH); and Adolescent Reproductive Health.  She was part of core groups that produced training manuals.  She served on the Council of the University of Ghana for 8 years, the Council of the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences for 4 years, as High Commissioner of Ghana to Sierra Leone for 5 years, and Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission for 2 years.

She is a Fellow of the West African College of Physcians (FFWAP).  She is a founding Fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (FGCPS).

Day 0 October 10
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
Day 1 October 11
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
9:30 am-11:30 am
Adlon Ballroom

Opening Plenary

Speakers
Dymphna van der Lans CEO, Clean Cooking Alliance
H.E. Hajia Samira Bawumia Second Lady of Ghana
Honorable Matthew Opoku Prempeh Minister of Energy, Ghana
Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey Chairperson, Ghana Alliance for Clean Cooking
H.E. Ingrid Mollestad Ambassador to Ghana, Government of Norway
Honorable Virginia E. Palmer U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana
Carla Montesi Director, European Commission's Directorate-General for International Partnerships
Katja Lasseur Deputy Ambassador, Government of Netherlands
Gabriela Elizondo Azuela Practice Manager, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, World Bank
Vincent Wierda IDE Energy Lead, UNCDF
Ashvin Dayal Senior Vice President, Power & Climate and The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet, The Rockefeller Foundation
Fatih Birol Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Damilola Ogunbiyi CEO, Sustainable Energy for All
Kandeh Yumkella Founder & CEO, The Energy Nexus Network
Leela Hazzah Co-Founder & Executive Director, Lion Guardians
Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi Presidential Advisor on HIV/AIDS, Executive Office of the President, Ghana
Shirley McAlpine Founder, Shirley McAlpine & Associates
Day 2 October 12
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
Day 3 October 13
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
Day 4 October 14
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
9:30 am-11:30 am
Adlon Ballroom

Opening Plenary

Speakers
Dymphna van der Lans CEO, Clean Cooking Alliance
H.E. Hajia Samira Bawumia Second Lady of Ghana
Honorable Matthew Opoku Prempeh Minister of Energy, Ghana
Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey Chairperson, Ghana Alliance for Clean Cooking
H.E. Ingrid Mollestad Ambassador to Ghana, Government of Norway
Honorable Virginia E. Palmer U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana
Carla Montesi Director, European Commission's Directorate-General for International Partnerships
Katja Lasseur Deputy Ambassador, Government of Netherlands
Gabriela Elizondo Azuela Practice Manager, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, World Bank
Vincent Wierda IDE Energy Lead, UNCDF
Ashvin Dayal Senior Vice President, Power & Climate and The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet, The Rockefeller Foundation
Fatih Birol Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Damilola Ogunbiyi CEO, Sustainable Energy for All
Kandeh Yumkella Founder & CEO, The Energy Nexus Network
Leela Hazzah Co-Founder & Executive Director, Lion Guardians
Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi Presidential Advisor on HIV/AIDS, Executive Office of the President, Ghana
Shirley McAlpine Founder, Shirley McAlpine & Associates
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
Sessions by Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi