Alfred Ofori Agyemang is an Assistant Research Fellow at the Institute of Traditional and Alternative Medicine (ITAM) at the University of Health and Allied Sciences.
Mr. Agyemang holds a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Pharmacognosy from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi; Bachelor of Science in Herbal Medicine (KNUST) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Dispensing Technology (Pharmacy Technology) from Kumasi Technical University.
He worked with the Upper West Regional Hospital as Medical Herbalist for 8years where he later became the Head of the Herbal Medicine Department, following an initial 6 years as a Dispensing Technologist at the same hospital.
Science /Research output
His interest is in standardization and quality assessment of natural products especially the safety and effectiveness of agents used in the treatment and management of liver diseases, snakebites and other neglected tropical diseases; as well as the Contribution of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (TCAM) practices on health and quality of life.
Mr. Agyemang has some publications to his credit amongst is Agyemang, A. O., Mensah, M. L. K., Yamile, R. C., Ocloo, A., Appiah, A. A., Mensah, A. Y., & Thomford, K. P. (2020). Clinical Evaluation of the Safety and Effectiveness of Heptonica: A Ghanaian Hepatorestorative Polyherbal Product. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2020