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Dr Gertrude Nyaaba

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Hull York Medical School


  • BA
  • MSc
  • PhD (University of Amsterdam)


I hold a doctorate in Global Health, an MSc in International Health, and a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Development Studies from high ranking Universities in The Netherlands, Germany and Ghana respectively. I have a recipient of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate Award and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). I also hold an Associate Fellowship of Higher Education Academic (AHEA). I have worked at all stages of the research project cycle as a social scientist and public health researcher in diverse contexts in Africa and Europe over the last 10+ years conducting operational and implementation research in Palliative Care, Health Inequalities and inequities, Non-communicable diseases, chronic care and migrant health, Neglected tropical diseases, Maternal and Child Health and Adolescent, sexual and reproductive health.

Research interests

Behavioral risk factors for Non-communicable diseases, Health inequalities, Migrant health, health policy and system research.