Prof. Kwame Ohene Buabeng is a consultant for the STRIPE HIV project. His contribution to the training of various cadres of trainee health professionals, interns and practitioners in optimizing pharmacotherapy and adherence counselling is also an advantage to the concept of team-based and inter-professional Education and Training to optimize Health care in Ghana.
For most of Prof. Ohene Buabeng’s academic and professional practice life, he has actively worked in collaboration with Medical Practitioners and other health professionals in training medical, nursing, pharmacy and medical laboratory science students in infectious diseases (ID) prevention, management and control. ID and cardiovascular health has been among his subject areas for research since 1999. More so, with his training as a clinical pharmacologist, health systems and pharmacotherapy expert, as well as his position as Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at KNUST, Kumasi and the Division of Pharmaceutical Care in the Ghana College of Pharmacist, Inter- professional collaboration and training in health services, antimicrobial stewardship and the care of patients with cardiovascular and infectious diseases are among his passion for training and research. In addition, he is very active at the national level in formulating policies, action plans and treatment guidelines for health problems confronting Ghana, including the containment of antimicrobial resistance and COVID 19.
Prof. Ohene Buabeng holds a Ph.D. from University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland, Certificate in Public Health Science, Research & Ethics from the Nordic School of Public Health, Gothenburg, Sweden, MSc in Clinical Pharmacology from University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK and a BPharm from KNUST, Kumasi.
Prof. Ohene Buabeng, is currently an external assessor to the School of Pharmacy, University of Nairobi, Kenya, University of Ghana School of Pharmacy, Accra, and the School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University of Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana. He has formerly served as a consultant to the KATH research and development unit and the Ghana Access and Affordability Programme (GAAP). Prof Buabeng is involved in several collaborative projects within the College of Health Sciences in KNUST, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital and the Ministry of Health, Ghana. He has contributed enormously to science in terms of peer reviewed publications, policies, technical papers and Conference presentations.