ARCH - A Research Collaborative for Global Health Equity

ARCH (Alliance for Research and Equity in Global Health)
ARCH (Alliance for Research and Equity in Global Health)

Phidelia Theresa Doegah 

Dr. Doegah is currently a Research Fellow at the Institute of Health Research (IHR), University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), Ghana. She is interested in lifestyle behaviours of young people that predispose them to obesity and non-communicable diseases, maternal and child health, the application of Implementation Research (IR) to identify and address barriers to interventions and more. 


Lecturer at the Université Libre des Pays des Grands Lacs, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Domain of research:  Applied research and demography (Reproductive health), measure in maternal health and infant health promotion. 
External Evaluator of health system of the North Kivu health Division, DRC.
Attached technical researcher team member of WHO regional office, Congo Brazaville. 
Regional coordinator of the Research Population Health Impact and Equity Promotion (RPHIEP) organisation.

Munkhzaya Mandakh 

Munkhzaya currently works as a lecturer in the Department of Nutrition within the School of Public Health at Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences. She is currently a Ph.D Candidate as well. Munkhzaya's research interests surround child and adolescents growth, health, and hygiene.

Nuworza Kugbey

Dr Kugbey currently works as a Lecturer and a Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Family and Community Health at the School of Public Health, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho-Volta Region, Ghana. Dr Kugbey’s research interests include mental health, maternal and child health, psycho-oncology, healthy ageing and adolescents’ wellbeing. Dr Kugbey has published over 20 articles covering his research areas in peer reviewed journals.

Masauso Chirwa

Dr Masauso Chirwa is a Researcher and Lecturer in School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zambia where he has been a faculty member since 2011. His research interests lie in the area of policy studies, social protection, employability, disability and maternal and child health. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several other countries. One such example was a study on employability of non-traditional graduates in the European Union that involved a consortium of universities from six European countries (Sweden, UK, Spain, Ireland, Portugal and Poland).

Gantuya Dorj

D. Gantuya graduate as a medical doctor from Mongolian Medical University (formal name) in 2001, and completed a Master of Science in medicine in 2004 at Health Sciences University of Mongolia, and obtained her Master of Public Health degree from Debrecen University in Hungary. Afterwards, she obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine degree at Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences in 2015, and her research area mainly focused on environmental health, in particular assessment of impact on human health. She is also employed as a lecturer at the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences since 2004. She is actively engaged in teaching for under and graduate students. D. Gantuya is privileged to share her research outcome related with the assessment of air pollution impact on mother and pediatric health and older people’s health and prevention issues. 

Ryenchindorj Erkhembayar

Dr Ryenchindorj completed his medical degree in 2016 from Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS) in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Currently Ryenchindorj works as program coordinator and instructor for Clinical Investigation Master of Sciences program at Graduate School, MNUMS. Clinical Investigation MSc program is the most competitive, fully online graduate program in Mongolia. His research project aims to investigate air pollution neurodevelopmental impact in children.