Akua Quao


I have 20 years combined training and broadcasting experience in health promotion. My track record has been in developing regional health promotion initiatives which include women’s personal development courses for public sector staff. My experience has been extensive in the delivery of NHS Health Trainers certificate, Mental Health First Aid, HIV basic and advanced training to various agencies.


MSc in Health Promotion; Mental Health First Aid Trainer (Mental Health First Aid England); Member of the Institute for Learning.

Career highlights

  • I presented and produced Health Africa & High Flyer radio programmes – it was a real honour to meet some very distinguished doctors, nurses and professors
  • As a result of that experience I was runner up for an award of excellence in Communications & Media for GPA 2004 awards (Ghana Professional Awards)
  • I was the co author of health promotion material which won 2002 BMA (British Medical Association) Patient Information Award

When I’m not working…

I love the beauty of flowers, so I like the garden!

Akua is an accomplished trainer and public health practitioner. She is organised, disciplined and consistent. She is at all times professional, bringing calm to chaos and serenity to mayhem. She is able to identify the needs of those she works with in any setting and respond flexibly and creatively.

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