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Ghana Health Service gets a new Director-General

Anthony Nsiah Asare Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare has been appointed Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

In a release signed by Rebecca Ackwonu, Public Relations Officer of GHS, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare replaces Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira who has retired from active service.

Below is the release:

H.E. the President of Ghana has appointed DR. ANTHONY NSIAH-ASARE (MB, ChB, FAChirg, FGCS, FWACS, FICS, Cert. Health Mgmt, Member - Order of the Volta & Fellow Ghana Medical Association) as the new Director-General of the Ghana Health Service with effect from 1st March 2017.

He takes over from Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira who has retired from active service.

Dr. Nsiah-Asare, prior to his current appointment, has worked in the health sector spanning over 36 (thirty six) years in senior management position and as a Surgical Specialist at the St Patrick Hospital in Offinso-Ashanti and Tamale Teaching Hospital.

He also worked at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital as a Chief Executive Officer and Consultant General Surgeon.

Between 1997 and 2001, Dr Nsiah-Asare served as a part-time lecturer in Clinical Anatomy at the University of Development Studies (UDS), School of Medical Sciences, Tamale.

Rebecca Ackwonu,

Public Relations Officer

for Ghana Health Service

Source: www.ghanaweb.com