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Hannah Opokua Akuffo Britton

Hannah Opokua Akuffo Britton, Ghanaian medical educator, researcher. Member of Karolinska Institute (member strategic group diversity 2005-2008), Network African Women Scientists.

Background

  • Britton, Hannah Opokua Akuffo was born on July 27, 1954 in Konongo, Ghana. Daughter of Fredrik William Kwesi and Violet Hannah Opokua Akuffo.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology, University London, 1983.

    Career

    • Fellow medical research council Royal College Surgeons England, London, 1983—1985. Senior researcher Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1985—1986. Research scientist Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1986—1998, adjunct professor, since 2006.

      Senior research officer Swedish International Development Agency, 1998—2002, research director, since 2006. Counsellor development cooperative, head mission Embassy of Sweden, Kampala, Uganda, 2002.

    Membership

    Member of Karolinska Institute (member strategic group diversity 2005-2008), Network African Women Scientists.

    Connections

    • Married Sven Fredrik Britton, June 14, 1938. Children: Elizabeth Adu, Opokua Britton, Asabea Britton.
    • father: Fredrik William Kwesi
    • mother: Violet Hannah Opokua Akuffo
    • spouse: Sven Fredrik Britton
    • children: Elizabeth Adu Britton
    • Opokua Britton
    • Asabea Britton
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    Born July 27, 1954
    (age 63)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      University London
    • 1983 - 1985
      Fellow, medical research council Royal College Surgeons England
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1985 - 1986
      senior, researcher Armauer Hansen Research Institute
      Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Ethiopia
    • 1986 - 1998
      research scientist, Karolinska Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 2002
      counsel, mission Embassy of Sweden
      Kampala, Uganda
    • 2002
      head, mission Embassy of Sweden
      Kampala, Uganda
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