Evelyn Amoako, BSN, RN, MPH

Evelyn Amoako BSN, RN, MPH, is a Deputy Director of Nursing Services at the St. Dominic Hospital, Akwatia where she manages over three hundred nurses comprising different cadres.

Evelyn Amoako BSN, RN, MPH, is a Deputy Director of Nursing Services at the St. Dominic Hospital, Akwatia where she manages over three hundred nurses comprising different cadres.  She has over thirteen years’ experience of practicing nursing mostly in the districts and rural areas in Ghana. She holds a BSc Nursing Degree from the University of Ghana and a Master of Public Health from KIT Royal Tropical Institute and the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam specializing in Health Systems’ Policy and Management.

Evelyn is a Preceptor for the MSc Advanced Nursing Practice Programme for the University of Cape Coast as well as other student nurses. In this role, she mentors MSc student nurses on clinical rotation, facilitates and supports them to acquire new clinical competencies and achieve clinical objectives. She is a licenced SafeCare Quality Improvement Facilitator who supports healthcare facilities in resource-limited settings to improve their quality through capacity building, mentoring, innovation and use of context-specific solutions. She also serves as a co-chief editor for St. Dominic Today, a quarterly news bulletin from the St. Dominic Hospital.

In 2017, Evelyn was awarded the Mandela Washington Fellowship under the U.S. Government’s Young African Leadership Programme. Evelyn is also a 2022 International Ambassador for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has interests in nursing education, HIV, cervical cancer prevention and stigma-related issues. She hopes to pursue her PhD and teach at the University.

Irene has passion for mentoring nursing students. In her free time, she enjoys motivating others, counselling and traveling.