CSEM Advisory Group
Country Director, PharmAccess
Maxwell Antwi is a Country Director at PharmAccess Foundation and a member of the WHO Roster of Experts on Digital Health. Before joining PharmAccess Group, he had worked for over a decade in senior capacities within and outside of the Ghana Health Service as a Specialist Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Healthcare Manager and a Public Health Professional. Maxwell joined PharmAccess Group in 2012 as a Senior Quality Advisor. He was later appointed as a Program Manager for the Medical Credit Fund and SafeCare in Ghana in 2013, and then as Country Director for PharmAccess Group in 2015.
He currently leads a highly motivated team working with partners in Africa in mobilizing private and public resources to get more money into the health system whiles measuring and improving healthcare quality. His ambition is on how digital technology (especially mobile technology) can be a global enabler for forging partnerships, enhancing health regulation, stimulating health financing, and supporting the empowerment of individuals to access quality health care to improve health outcomes.
The focus of Maxwell’s current work is on aligning civil society voices and stakeholders for digital health innovations, health legislation and implementation of digital health interventions. He is actively involved with an early-stage development of digital health product regulation through traceability of medicines with blockchain.
Maxwell holds four degrees from the University of Ghana, including Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Health. He is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)-trained Executive Leader and a Fellow of the International Federation of Gynecologists and Obstetricians (FIGO).