Skip Navigation

Ghana, January 2009

Dr. Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu, MPH Student in 2009 (and personal trainer and fitness enthusiast) was able to evaluate the attitudes and activities suYetsa Tuakli-Wosornurrounding regular physical activity and nutrition among mature, church-going women in the cosmopolitan city of Accra, Ghana with support from Alumni Giving.  While she was primarily there to study women, through her interaction with women, pastors, fitness authorities and medical professionals, she ultimately learned much more about the culture context that is defined by clergy and Christianity in an emerging, modern African city that, despite its sparkling new malls and hotels, still prioritizes community and family, connectedness and collective advancement.

Did you know?

study
You can take courses as a non degree seeking student More
capitol dome
We receive 20% of all federal research funds awarded to the 43 U.S. schools of public health More
physicians
43% of our part-time students are physicians More
Barcelona
Johns Hopkins offers the opportunity for senior health professionals to complete the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree by matriculating into the part-time Internet-based format in the Fall Institut More
OCW
You have access to course materials for free More
Global Impact
Our faculty have ongoing research in more than 90 countries More

See JHSPH's global impact

interest