Rosemary Anderson Akolaa is a Lecturer at the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences (SNES) at the University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD) in Somanya, Ghana. She has an extensive academic background, including a Ph.D. in Endogenous
Development with a focus on indigenous foods and nutrition, a Master of Science in Public Health Informatics, and a bachelor’s degree in agriculture science.
Rosemary is a highly motivated and energetic researcher, with more than two decades of experience in teaching, community development, gender, health advocacy, and knowledge management, with a particular emphasis on maternal and childcare. In addition to her academic duties, she serves as a coach in healthy eating with indigenous foods. She managed and supervised the Access to Healthcare Campaign in Ghana, which resulted in a range of positive changes, including strengthening quality-of-care protocols (SOPs) and streamlining health insurance renewal processes.
Furthermore, she played a vital role in facilitating a maternal and child healthcare project in six communities in the Upper East Region of Ghana, which made significant contributions to the improvement of maternal and childcare in the region. Her research interests include community nutrition, public health, gender, and food security.