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Locum Tenens Provider Profile: AkUa Ampadu, MD

  GAJ Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018! We are proud to highlight the amazing work of Dr. Akua Ampadu, Founder of the Healing Words Foundation. She was recently featured in Medicus Healthcare’s quarterly.   Internist Akua Ampadu, MD, took her first locum tenens job in January 2017. Typically, she prefers ...

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Ghana at 61 – A Tale of Two Countries Crying for a Resolution

By: Dr. Kofi A. Boateng   aka Kofi ROPAA                                                                      New York, March 7, 2018 In his now historic speech to the governors of the United States on February 25, 2018, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo presented a picture of a macro economically improved Ghana in just one year. An economy ...

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“THE INDEPENDENCE SQUARE APPROACH”

My Riposte for a Cleaner Ghana Editorial: F. Kojo Kyeremeh, GAJ March 7, 2018 Indeed, our dear Motherland, Ghana, is 61! We are elated to celebrate this milestone. However, as we celebrate, let us pause to consider how we can make Ghana even better than she finds herself today. As ...

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Ghana turns 61 today

Ghana is 61 years today after gaining independence on 6th March 1957. Independence Day parade will be held across the country with students and security personnel displaying their marching skills while saluting the national flag. In the capital Accra, where President Akufo-Addo will be receiving the national salute at the ...

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NPP-USA election petition is to advocate for electoral transparency, unity – Petitioners

The petitioners of the NPP-USA 2018 elections have declared that their intention for the petition to the NEC in Ghana was not necessarily to create confusion as other people think but purposely to ensure free, fair and Transparent election. The lead petitioner, Mr. Joseph Osei Owusu and the second petitioner, ...

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Q&A: The reality of free education for all in Ghana

Two NGO workers explain why, despite free tuition, some Ghanaian children still struggle to get an education. Since gaining independence in 1957, Ghana has focused on improving access to education and achieving universal enrolment. Primary education became free in 1961 and the 1980s saw major reforms swept through the education system, including ...

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Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America to hold annual conference in April

As part of efforts to amplify their commitment to the health of Ghanaians and strengthen communication and ties between healthcare professionals in Ghana and the North American diaspora, the Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation of North America (GPSF), allied healthcare practitioners, and related organizations are preparing for the 16th Annual ...

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US Ambassador praises selflessness of PFC Mensah at memorial

The Ambassador of the United States to Ghana has praised the late Private First Class (PFC) Emmanuel Owusu Mensah, for his courage and selflessness when saving lives in the fire outbreak in an apartment in Bronx, New York. Mr Robert Porter Jackson, the Ambassador, described the late PFC Mensah as ...

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Ghana must emulate the US in honouring heroes – Nitiwul

Mr Dominic Nitiwul, Minister for Defence, says Ghana must emulate the United States in the way that it honoured its fallen heroes in order to encourage others to give their best to the nation. Speaking to the media after a memorial ceremony organised by the US Embassy in Ghana, in ...

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Dr. Anthony Adade declares intention to contest for NPP USA chairmanship

Former Chairman of the Massachusetts branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Anthony Adade has declared his intention to contest for the USA Branch Chairmanship position should the party open nominations. He says though it is too premature to start any form of campaigning, he is making it clear ...

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