Augustina Nartey is an advisor at the YIL Fellowship. She’s the CEO of Normal Life Company limited. The company has health and wellbeing component which aims at transforming and ensuring that all people live healthy especially the vulnerable (pregnant women, children and the aged) in deprived communities.
She is a Health Promotion Specialist and aside Promotion, Prevention and Health Education, she is the Coordinator for Primary Health Care, known in Ghana as Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) in the Eastern Region of Ghana. CHPS is where health care is brought to the doorsteps or homes of people including difficulty to reach communities by trained and oriented health workers, with active involvement of community members who have been empowered to support health workers to deliver services.
She is in charge of training these health workers, community members before they are assigned to render health services and also involved in monitoring and supervision of primary health care activities. She plays key roles which had bridged inequity gap of universal health coverage to populations with her involvement in reviewing Primary Health Care Policies and Implementation Guidelines in Ghana.
She holds Master Degree in Public Health from the Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine Jerusalem-Israel. She holds certificate in; Mental Health, Human Rights and Recovery organized by WHO, Health Administration and Management from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Certificate in Banking from Ghana National Banking College, among others.
She has passion for innovations that is geared towards empowering people to be independent to support society, this makes her partner with many NGO’s in line with her duties to implement projects, which yielded positive outcomes. She wrote a book with support from World Vision International titled ‘Peer Educators Session Manual which seeks to empower children and student of school going age to be used as models to further train their peers to be empowered in diverse ways to be useful in society.