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researcher , medical educator

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