Schweitzer Michi-Ghana Student Research Grant, 2024 ANNOUNCED

Eight (8) excellent proposals were submitted this year to the Schweitzer Michi-Ghana Medical Student Research Grant. Each proposal was de-identified and was carefully reviewed by at least 2 expert reviewers from Ghana and the University of Michigan. Scores were compiled and final selections were made by a review committee.

We are pleased to announce that the following five proposals were selected for funding. Please join us in congratulating these stellar applicants

TitleStudentFaculty Advisor
Acceptability of donor sperm and egg for conception among infertile couples in Ghana: Feasibility study at the reproductive health clinic at Family Health Hospital.Jerry Youakoua Tougoue JuniorDereck Amoateng/Kojo Pieterson
Assessing the impact of early intervention on postpartum depression in new mothers.Priscilla OpareJerry Elorm Dobgey
Assessment of the preparedness of health facilities in providing emergency safe abortion care and factors associated with client satisfaction in the Ledzokuku and Krowor Municipality. A multi-centre cross-sectional study. Juliet Twumasiwaa KumiDr Sampson Opoku
Assessing the use of various contraceptive methods among young girls in the Teshie Presbyterian Senior High School in Teshie. The nutritional status of children with HIV/AIDS infection at 37 Military Hospital, Accra, GhanaHannah Esinam KwawukumeMercy Anna Nuamah
The nutritional status of children with HIV/AIDS infection at 37 Military Hospital, Accra, GhanaBridget Dooember AgberDr. Ishmael Turay

Next Awareness Announcement Date:

Details and timeline for the 2025 Schweitzer Michi-Ghana Medical Student Research Grant will be announced in the last months of 2024.

Review Committee: Schweitzer Michi-Ghana Medical Student Research Grant

Contact Information:

For inquiries or assistance, please contact the research coordinator: Dr. Mercy Nuamah +233-502568057 | +233-543444796