University of Ghana
Caesar Atuire is a philosopher and bioethicist based at the Department of Philosophy and Classics in the University of Ghana, Legon. He is a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford University. He is also a member of the lead team of the NYU-UG Training Programme in Research Ethics and a founding member of the Ghana Research Ethics Consortium. In 2019, Dr Atuire co-edited the volume Bioethics in Africa: theories and praxis. He is a member of the Planning Committee of the Global Forum on Bioethics in Research, 2020. Atuire’s philosophical research interests and publications are on the African and global sources of normative thinking. He has carried out research on the frameworks informing attitudes towards mental disorder and suicide in Ghana. Outside academia, Atuire leads an NGO that delivers healthcare to persons in marginalized rural communities in the coastal areas of Ghana.
COVID-19 research in low- and middle-income countries