Dr. Francis Kasolo
Dr. Francis Chisaka Kasolo is the Country Representative for WHO Ghana. He is an infectious disease physician with specialization in clinical virology. He has worked with WHO in various capacities for the past 20 years. Prior to his new appointment, Dr. Kasolo was the Chief of Staff to the WHO Regional Director for Africa, responsible for advising the Regional Director on policy and strategic issues pertaining to the work of WHO.
Dr. Kasolo also served as Director for Ebola Preparedness with the United Nations Mission on Emergency Ebola Response (UNMEER) in Accra in 2014 as well as the Director for Disease prevention and Control at the WHO regional office for Africa from 2011 to 2015. He holds a MD, PhD, MSC qualifications as well as being a Fellow of the Royal Colleague of Physician – Edinburgh. He has over 60 scientific publications in various peer reviewed Journals.