2009 ASADI V Conference

Ghana Academy Hosts ASADI V

The fifth annual ASADI conference was held November 10-11 at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana. The conference was hosted by the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences as part of its 50th anniversary celebration.

Conference Theme

This year's theme was Improving Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health in Africa. Read more about the theme here.


Available biographies for speakers are here.


An agenda is available here.

Welcome Videos

Watch welcome videos from several leaders in the science and international policy communities here.


Download presentations from the conference here.


See photos from all three days of the conference here.

For Questions Contact:

Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences
Professor S. K. Danso, Local Conference Coordinator (council@gaas-gh.org)
Francis Ankrah (office@gaas-gh.org)

U.S. National Academies (Africa@nas.edu)

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