Afua Hesse, MBChB, FRCSE, FWACS, FGCPS
Born on 11th September several decades ago in the garden city of Kumasi in Ghana
Educated in Ghana, France, UK
Graduated as a doctor from the University of Ghana Medical School in December 1976 with a gold medal as the best overall student in the year.
Completed postgraduate training as a Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1981 and Paediatric surgery training in 1983
Full Professor of Surgery at the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Surgery and President of the Accra College of Medicine, one of 2 private medical Schools in Ghana, which she Co-founded with her husband in 2014. Students are currently in their 5th year of operations.
She served as Chair of the Ethics and Resolutions Committee, Finance Committee, Scientific Committee and Vice -President for the Near East and Africa region of MWIA. She was then elected as President-Elect of MWIA at the Triennial conference, the first in Accra in 2007. She served as President of MWIA from 2010-2013.Return to MWIA100 Homepage