Announcement - Passing of Prof Alfred Mteta, Vice President of AFREhealth

Dear AFREhealth Community, 

It is with immense sorrow that we announce the passing of Prof Alfred Mteta, our esteemed Vice President of AFREhealth, East Africa Regional Chapter Co-Lead and AFREhealth representative on the CUGH Board. He was one of the founding members of AFREhealth. This loss is deeply felt by our organization.  

Prof Alfred Mteta was an exceptional individual whose unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions to AFREhealth have been instrumental in shaping our organization's vision and mission. He has left an indelible mark on our community. 

During this difficult time, our thoughts and deepest condolences go out to Prof Alfred Mteta's family, friends, colleagues, and all those whose lives he touched. We share in their grief and offer our support as they navigate through this profound loss. 

As we mourn the passing of Prof Alfred Mteta, let us also carry forward his legacy by continuing the work he was so passionate about. Together, let us strive to uphold his vision of a healthier Africa and remain committed to the goals and values that he held dear. 

May Prof Alfred Mteta's soul rest in eternal peace, and may his legacy continue to inspire us in our collective efforts to advance healthcare in Africa. 

You are welcome to send your condolences here

Thank you

November Webinars

Title: Challenges and Solutions to the Climate Crisis in Africa
Date: Thursday 2nd November 2023
Time: 9:00 AM EDT, 1 PM GMT/ 2 PM WAST/3 PM CAT, SAST/4 PM EAT
Duration: 2 and half hours

Title: Advancing the field of Impact Science in Africa
Date: Friday, 3rd November 2023
Duration: 3 Hours

Title: Writing for Publication in Academia: Transforming Your Research into a Publication
Date: Wednesday 8th November 2023
Duration: 1 Hour

Title: Practical Budget Development and Justification for Proposal Submission
Date: Wednesday 22nd November 2023
Duration: 2 Hours

For details and registration

Call for Volunteers

Dear AFREhealth member,
I hope this message finds you well. We are excited to announce a unique opportunity for individuals with expertise in various fields of endeavours to contribute to the evaluation of AFREhealth's impact and effectiveness in the African continent. As part of our commitment to continuous improvement and transparency, we are launching the "Leveraging AFREhealth For Impact: A 5-Year Analysis and Proposed Research Agenda. (L AFIA_5YAPRA)”.

Project Overview:

The "LAFIA_5YAPRA" project is a comprehensive evaluation initiative aimed at assessing AFREhealth's performance in achieving its stated goals and examining its impact on local communities across the African continent. Additionally, we seek to uncover any unintended consequences, both negative and positive, resulting from AFREhealth's activities since its inception. To undertake this project successfully, we require a diverse team of dedicated volunteers with expertise in the following areas:

  • Needs Assessment
  • Tool Development
  • Qualitative Data Collection
  • Quantitative Data Collection
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Data Analysis
  • Report and Manuscript Writing

Volunteer Information:

Interested individuals are invited to express their interest in joining our project team. Whether you have volunteered on this with AFREhealth before or you are considering joining us for the first time, we welcome your participation. Please take note of the following details:

Call for Interest Period: Monday, September 25, 2023, to Monday, 16 October 2023.

Closing Time: 5 PM (GMT + 1) on Friday, 13 October 2023.

How to Express Your Interest:

If you are interested in contributing your expertise to this important initiative,please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line: "LAFIA_5YA PRORESA Volunteer Application - [Your Full Name]." In your email, briefly outline your qualifications, background, experience, and specify the area(s) of expertise you wish to contribute to the project.

Selection Process:

After the closing date for expressions of interest, our team will review all applications carefully. Shortlisted candidates will receive an invite for further discussions in the first week of November2023. We aim to assemble a dedicated and diverse team that can collectively address the multifaceted aspects of this evaluation.

We believe that this project will provide valuable insights into AFREhealth's journey and help us chart a meaningful path for the future. Your contributions as volunteers will be instrumental in this endeavour.

Should you have any questions or require additional information, please do not hesitate to reach out to the AFREhealth Secretariat.

Thank you for your continued support and dedication to AFREhealth's mission. We look forward to working with a passionate team of volunteers who share our commitment to improving healthcare in Africa.

Warm regards,


About us

The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) is an interprofessional health grouping that seeks to work all stakeholders interested in health profession education , research and service delivery to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building. It is a conglomerate of individuals, institutions, associations and networks from all the geographic and linguistic regions of Africa namely Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and Arabophone. Read More...

Contact Us

Mobile (Whatsapp): +233 50 835 1306 
Office: +233 32 249 6882

[email protected]

School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Like & Follow Us