Dr. Gilbert Buckle is a purpose driven individual of integrity and a strong yet gentle presence. He is a Public Health Physician and Consultant in Health Systems Strengthening, with over 22 years of experience (in both the public and private sectors).
He is an accomplished and resourceful executive, with experience in designing healthcare programs and leading healthcare systems and organisations to enhanced performance and quality care outcomes. He has been successful in identifying and solving complex health related concerns of communities and health systems throughout the countyHe is an accomplished and resourceful executive, with experience in designing healthcare programs and leading healthcare systems and organisations to enhanced performance and quality care outcomes. He has been successful in identifying and solving complex health related concerns of communities and health systems throughout the county.
Aside his profession in the Medical field, in pursuit of his fundamental passion for unearthing and developing the potential of people and organizations to make them better, Gilbert is a certified executive coach with the International Coach Federation as well as an Organizational Development Certified Consultant.
He is adept at strengthening health systems and healthcare organisations, developing long-term policies, building partnerships with key stakeholders, raising funds and providing health care in resource-limited environments with a focus on improving the quality of health outcomes. He is a change agent acknowledged for balanced judgment, stability, and capacity to steer consensus among core business disciplines with diverse agendas and visions. He exhibits a natural leadership skills with a special talent for transitioning strategy into action and achievement, he is also an articulate communicator with fluency in English, French, and Fanti. His additional competencies include critical thinking, analysis, & strategic planning; Health Systems Strengthening & Optimisation; Healthcare Quality Improvement Initiatives; Leadership Coaching & Capacity Development; and Organisational System Transformations.
Significant highlights of his career achievements include: Leading a whole system transformation programme at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital that enhanced leadership’s focus and commitment towards the provision of high quality service; raising the profile and influence of the Christian Health Association of Ghana through the establishment of strategic partnerships with government, local, and international bodies; optimising health service delivery of the National Catholic Health Service through organizational restructuring and spearheading various primary and institutional programmes; Leading the design and execution of interventions that resulted in improved under-five mortality rates and enhanced mental health services in health facilities.