Mr Evans Xorse Amuzu is Ghana Site Coordinator for the Sickle Pan-African Research Consortium (SPARCO). He is a Health Research Officer with experience in managing hospital-based and community based observational and interventional studies. After his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences, he worked with the Research and Development Unit of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) where he developed skills in research and administrative procedures. He also successfully completed a Professional Diploma in Project Design and Management (DPDM) awarded by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) that is being run at KATH in collaboration with the School of Medical Sciences of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (SMS-KNUST) after which he was engaged as a Facilitator and Administrator from 2015.
He provides technical assistance to staff of KATH in their research projects and also training of other junior officers in research skills. Evans also has a special interest in Health Informatics and has designed and currently manages the database being used by the Paediatric Oncology Unit to track its patients' attendance. He has also designed e-questionnaires being used to collect data on the pilot Hydroxyurea treatment for Sickle Cell Patients. He has appreciable knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, Stata, Epi-Info, Redcap, Filemaker Pro, and Open Data Kit software.