Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology

Project Summary

A multidisciplinary team-based approach to care involving various health professionals is one of the most effective strategies known to improve health outcomes among people with HIV. Optimizing Interprofessional Education for HIV Care (The OIPE HIV Care Project) seeks to develop competencies and strengthen the capacities of different health professionals in Ghana to deliver the highest quality of collaborative HIV care at all levels of the health system. This will greatly improve the quality of care for people with HIV in Ghana and beyond, especially with the use of the web-based training platform.

Key Accomplishments

  • 34 facilitators trained to lead 15 workshops
  • 914 learners (509 pre-service, 405 postgraduate) trained to deliver high-quality, team-based HIV care
  • Developed website and mobile application for self-paced learning and training 
  • Trained health professionals in HIV care and COVID-19 prevention and management 


  • Dr. Edward Dassah, Co-PD
  • Betty Norman, Co-PD
  • Veronica Dzomeku
  • Nana Adwoa Baidu, Finance Administrator, eLearning Coordinator, and Training Coordinator