Emmanuel Kuffour is a staff associate with expertise in data management. He works to integrate advanced information technologies, such as databases with mobile access, into Council projects in Ghana. In addition to providing technical leadership, Kuffour manages the Council’s IT systems for the country.
Kuffour began his career at the Council as an intern assessing the impact of the USAID-funded Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Initiative. He conducted monitoring and evaluation work for several Council projects in Ghana, including the expansion of CHPS to the national level. Most recently, he has worked with the Ghana Health Service to implement DHIMSII, Ghana’s medical records system, throughout the country.
Before joining the Council, Kuffour worked as a systems analyst at Jacobi Medical Center in New York City, where he provided technical support and network administration for a 6,000-user health management information system.
Kuffour received his BA, MA, and PhD in economics at SUNY Stony Brook.