Professor Abraham Kwabena Anang is a renowned researcher in animal science specializing in parasite immunology. He has conducted various research and developed cost effective diagnostic techniques. Professor Anang, an advocate of social research and development, initiated the philosophy and concept of comprehensive community mobilization through community directed development. He is the Founder of the Community Directed Development Foundation (CDDF) and currently the Director of the Noguchi- Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) at the University of Ghana. Prior to this, Professor Anang served as the National President of the Ghana Red Cross Society and was a member of the WHO Task Force on African Trypanosomiasis.