Patricia Porekuu, MPHIL

Patricia is a civil society advocate, who promotes women’s and children’s right to access health care in Ghana. She has been involved in several advocacy campaigns, including the Free Access to Universal Health care Campaign, the Mamaye Campaign, the Maternal Health Channel TV series, and several radio discussions on maternal and child health. Prior to joining Concern US, Patricia was the National Coordinator of the Ghana Coalition of NGOs in Health where she coordinated over 400 local health NGOs across Ghana. Patricia holds a Masters of Philosophy in Development Studies from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (Kumasi-Ghana). Additionally, she has over 9 years’ experience in social development, civil society network formation and facilitation, policy level engagement and networking, project planning, monitoring, and evaluation. Her topics of interest include: policy planning and analysis, capacity building of NGOs, community development, organisational development, financial management, knowledge brokering, and development. She is currently the West & Central Africa Representative on People’s Health Movement (PHM) and a member of the Advisory Board of the St Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Kasoa, Central Region.