Dr. Maame Amo-Addae is a medical doctor with advanced degrees in public health. Throughout her professional experience spanning more than 20 years, she has served in leadership positions at international, national, and sub-national levels, leading in strategic planning, resource mobilization and management, and project monitoring and evaluation. Her interests include team building, coaching and mentoring, and capacity-building.
Dr. Amo-Addae is the Ghana country director for Results for Development (R4D). She oversees all aspects of R4D’s work within the country. This includes strategy development, annual planning, business development, direct and matrixed supervision of staff, partner/vendor management, and engagement with internal partners on global programmatic and operations teams. As part of R4D’s senior program leadership group, Dr. Amo-Addae is responsible for designing and implementing high-quality impactful programs in Ghana aligned with R4D’s strategy. She works closely with R4D technical practice leads to design programs, ensure high-quality implementation, and ensure knowledge and expertise flows bi-directionally, from country to global and global to country. Dr. Amo-Addae is a key stakeholder in guiding R4D’s global strategy and organizational evolution.
Throughout her career as a public health practitioner, Dr. Amo-Addae has focused on capacity-building, coaching and mentoring to build public health systems. She has played leadership roles to build training curriculums and design impactful interventions to address gaps in health systems, particularly in responding to public health threats and events.
Prior to joining R4D, Dr. Amo-Addae served as the pioneer resident advisor for the Liberia Field Epidemiology Training Program (LFETP) and the country team lead for the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) from 2015 – 2023. During that time, she led capacity-building efforts for over 300 public health workers in Liberia. The LFETP is recognized for quality and innovations and has received accreditation from the global body for field epidemiology training (TEPHINET).
Dr. Amo-Addae is a member of the Ghana Medical Association and International Epidemiological Association.
She holds three master’s degrees – Master of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB), Master of Public Health (MPH), and Master of Philosophy (Disease Control).