ABOUT VIVIAN N.A AUBYN

VIVIAN N.A AUBYN

Vivian N A Aubyn is a Licensed Psychologist and a Public Health Specialist with a passion for Social Protection especially issues that concerns the vulnerable in society. She was one of a team of Psychologists and Social Workers of the Progressive Life Center that worked in collaboration with Mediators Beyond Borders to provide psychosocial training for Liberian Child Soldiers at the Budumburam Camp in Ghana. She served as a Board member and Psychologist at the Progressive Life Center – Ghana for more than four years. In the late 1990’s she was part of the team stationed at the Pension House that were piloting the feasibility of introducing a health insurance scheme in Ghana under the tutelage of Dr. Alex Danquah and Mr Ohene. She is also an ardent promoter of Participatory processes for Policy development and served as the Rapporteur General for the development of Ghana’s current Labour Act 2003, Act 651.

From 2011 to 2017 she worked as the National Coordinator of the Affordable Medicines Facility for Malaria/Copayment Mechanism in Ghana; a Program that brought high quality subsidized anti malaria medicines to the poor and vulnerable in remote and hard to reach areas in Ghana and was instrumental in the setting up of the Ghana Malaria Foundation. In 2015 she interned at the WHO Geneva Office assigned to the RBM Secretariat and is an alumnus of University of Ghana-Legon; the Leadership in Strategic Health Communications Program of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health – Center for Communication Programs.

She is presently the Head of Accreditation at the Ghana Psychology Council. She has consulted for the International Organization for Migration, Ghana Employers Association, Ministry of Employment and Social Welfare, Association of Ghana Industries, AngloGold Ashanti and Sigma One Corporation. She has a number of publications to her name. Vivian is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana, a member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation; is registered with the Ghana Psychology Council and a Rotarian.