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Dr. Ivy Asantewaa Asante

Dr. Ivy Asantewaa Asante

Research Fellow 



Research Fellow, Department of Virology
Deputy Quality Officer, Department of Virology

Focus of Work

Surveillance for respiratory pathogens among human population
Surveillance for avian influenza among animals
Adaptation of avian influenza viruses to the mammalian hosts
Survival of SARS-CoV-2 in the tropical environment 

Current Projects

Surveillance for influenza viruses among acute respiratory illnesses in Ghana Funding: US Naval Medical Research Unit #3 
COVID surveillance Intensification Project (CSIGN)  Funding: EDTCP
Enhanced Strategies to Protect and Improve Health Security in Ghana (ESPHIS-Gh) Funding: US-CDC
Sustaining and Improving surveillance of human and animal influenza and other respiratory pathogens in Ghana (SHARPEN-FLU) Funding: US-CDC