Dr. Da-Costa Aboagye

Board Member

Dr. Da-Costa Aboagye

Dr. Da-Costa Aboagye holds a PhD in Public Health and Well-being, specializing in the National Health Insurance Scheme in Ghana, from Leeds Beckett University (2016). He also earned a Master's degree in Public Health and Health Promotion from the same university in 2010 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Cape Coast in 2006. Additionally, he possesses a higher national certificate in Pharmacy Technology from Kumasi Technical University, obtained in 2002.

Before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority, he served as the Director of the Health Promotion Division at the Ghana Health Service from December 2019 to February 2024. Dr. Aboagye brings extensive experience in National Health Insurance Finance, Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Policy, Health Economics, Health Finance, and Epidemiology.

He spearheaded Ghana’s risk communication efforts and served on the presidential task force for managing the COVID-19 pandemic from 2020 to 2023. From 2016 to 2019, he was the cohort leader and lecturer for the Public Health and Health Promotion program at the University of West London, United Kingdom. Additionally, he continues to serve as an external examiner on National Health Insurance Financing, Public Health, and Health Promotion at both the University of Salford and London Metropolitan University. His contributions and sacrifices during Ghana's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2023 were particularly noteworthy.

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