AfIHQSA is supported by a competent board made up of three Executive Members and 3 non-executive
members. These are:
Dr. Kissinger Marfo: Kissinger is the Lead Faculty on Statistics, Research & Development. He
is medical practitioner with further graduate studies in medical statistics. He has in-depth
knowledge and understanding of health research and statistics. He is also very knowledgeable
in statistical modelling and programming. Dr. Marfo leads the Medical Statistics in the Korle Bu
Teaching Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School
and an MSc in Medical Statistics from Hasselt University in Belgium.
Dr. Gilbert Benjamin Buckle: Gilbert is the Executive Director of AfIHQSA. He is a Public Health
Physician and Consultant in Health Systems Strengthening. He has over 22 years of experience
in the health sector (in both the public and private sectors). He is an accomplished and
resourceful executive, with experience in designing healthcare programs and leading
healthcare systems and organisations to enhance performance and quality care outcomes. He
has been successful in identifying and solving complex health related concerns of communities
and health systems throughout the county. Aside his profession in the Medical field, in pursuit
of his fundamental passion for unearthing and developing the potential of people and
organizations to make them better, Gilbert is a certified executive coach with the International
Coach Federation as well as an Organizational Development Certified Consultant. Gilbert serves
as lead in Leadership & Health Systems Strengthening.
Elom Hillary Otchi: Elom is the Technical Director of AfIHQSA. He is a Fellow and an Expert of
the International Society of Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) and a Certified Health Surveyor (CHS).
He also has Masters degrees in Public Health and Organizational Development from the Kwame
Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, and the University of Cape Coast respectively. He
also has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from GIMPA and a Diploma in Medical
Laboratory Technology from the University of Ghana. He has worked extensively across all the
levels of care in the health sector of Ghana and currently leads the Quality Improvement &
Patient Safety Program of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. He is currently in the final year of his
PhD program at the School of Public Health, University of Ghana. Elom serves as lead in Quality
& Patient Safety.