Winfred is a multidisciplinary researcher intersecting public health, geography, social research methods, and health information management. He has extensive public health experience, working with the Ghana Health Service and leading tuberculosis, malaria, and schistosomiasis programme interventions. Winfred is a Commonwealth Scholar and ESRC funded. He is a member of the WorldPop research group where he supports the Countdown to 2020 project. He contributes to teaching modules in GIS, global health, quantitative methods, population health, maternal health, and reproductive health. He is involved in research projects on scabies, routine immunisation, maternal health and water quality. He supports the university's international office to enhance the experience of international students, particularly from West Africa.
- Maternal, reproductive, newborn and child health
- Access and utilisation of health services
- Public health applications of GIS
- Spatial health inequalities
- Routine health data analysis
Winfred's research integrates routine health data, survey data, population estimates, and service provision assessments to understand access and utilisation of maternal health services in Sub-Saharan Africa. His research supports evidence based decisions to promote health and wellbeing.
Winfred worked as a public health practitioner before starting postgraduate research studies. He worked as a public health officer specialised in health information management with the Ghana Health Service. Subsequently, he joined Good Neighbors Ghana as their monitoring and evaluation lead for Ghana. Winfred's undergraduate studies were in public health information management in Ghana. At Southampton, he studied MSc GIS and remote sensing funded by Commonwealth Scholarship. Later, he studied master's degree in social research methods before starting his PhD project, both ESRC funded.
- Doctoral College Director's Award (2021)
- ESRC 1+3 Scholarship for MSc Social Research Methods and PhD (2018)
- Commonwealth Scholarship for MSc GIS and Remote Sensing (2016)