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Renowned Ghanaian Professor dies at UGMC

Prof Plange Rhule Prof Jacob Plange-Rhule was battling an unknown illness till his death

Fri, 10 Apr 2020 Source:

A Ghanaian medical doctor, who was also a Professor at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) School of Medicine, Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule, has died in Accra today.

He reportedly died earlier Friday, April 10, 2020, after battling with an unknown illness for some time now.

The former President of the Ghana Medical Association and former Rector of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons made monumental contributions to the medical field both as a doctor and lecturer.

Confirming his passing, Dr Sodzi-Sodzi Tettey wrote: “I did not receive any letter to come here. I am here out of respect for Sodzi and Ernest who asked me to come, but if we really want to improve the quality of care and set up proper structures, then we ourselves have to do things properly and formally appoint people into those roles!” Prof. Jacob Plange-Rhule, Rector, Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. RIP Prof!!! Below the belt!

What a bad day! Damirifa due, due, due …”

Many others have taken to social media to praise the deceased for his marked contributions to the country.