Directing the Conference to a Successful End

The Advisory Board made up of eminent and distinguished members who served as advisors for the planning committee on the activities of the conference and use their expertise and influence to ensure the success of the conference. 

Dr George D. K. Oduro - Chairman

Consultant Emergency Medicine
Chairman, Faulty of Emergency Medicine, Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons


Dr George Oduro is fully accredited in Accident & Emergency Medicine with the UK College of Emergency Medicine, fully registered with the UK General Medical Council and a holder of FRCS (Glasgow) and FCEM postgraduate diplomas. Dr Oduro is also a Fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons where until recently served as the Faculty Chair for Emergency Medicine and has been responsible for the great strides of Emergency Care in Ghana and throughout the Africa Region.

Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu


Minister Of Health, Ghana


Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu is a Member of Parliament (MP) for Dormaa Central in the Bono Region of Ghana. He has been MP for Dormaa West and Central for two terms and now serving his 3rd term.

He is a product of the University of Ghana where he had his Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics. He also attended the London School of Accountancy where he chartered as a management accountant. He is an affable and astute politician and served in various leadership positions in Government between (2001-2009).

Dr Anthony Nsiah Asare

Special advisor on health to the President of Ghana

Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare is presently the Presidential Advisor on Health, at the Office of the President of Ghana. Having worked in leadership roles as Medical Superintendent at District hospital, Medical Director at the Regional hospital, Chief Executive Officer at the Teaching Hospital, and Director General of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Nsiah-Asare has created a balance of strategic, operational, business, clinical and health system reform expertise.He qualified from University of Ghana Medical School, Accra with MB, ChB.

Prof Peter Donkor

President, West African College of Surgeons

 Prof Peter Donkor




Peter Donkor is an experienced academic, administrator and researcher. He is a Full Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Honorary Consultant at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH).

As Principal Investigator, he led the PEPFAR/NIH MEPI grant awarded to KNUST and the University of Michigan that helped establish Emergency Medicine and Emergency Nursing training in Ghana. He is also the Principal Investigator of the Injury Control Research grant to KNUST and the University of Washington, USA.

Mr. Joseph Boahen Aidoo

Chief Executive Officer - Ghana Cocoa Board


Mr Joseph Boahen Aidoo was appointed Chief Executive of Ghana Cocoa Board in March 2017.

His management style as the head of Ghana Cocoa Board has been guided by three (3) main goals; First, to improve the earnings, welfare and living standards of cocoa farmers; Second, to increase the productivity of farmers through the introduction of Productivity Enhancement Programmes, and Third, to significantly increase the portion of the revenue of the multi-billion-dollar international cocoa and chocolate industry, which accrues to Ghana by fostering the growth of the local cocoa processing and value-addition industry.

Prof Ahmed Nuhu Zakariah



Dr Zakariah obtained a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Biomedical Science from Belgium in October 2005, a Master in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Medicine (Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine) from Belgium in November 2005, an Executive Master in Business Administration (EMBA) GIMPA, Accra in December, 2010, a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration GIMPA, Accra in June 2007, a Bachelor of Science Cuba in July 1987,a Diploma in French from Cuba in November 1991 a Diploma in Anaesthesia (DA), Ghana in October 1998, a fellowship Certificate (Degree) in Intensive Care Medicine from Belgium in August 2004.

Prof. (Mrs.) Victoria Bubunyo Bam

Head of Department of Nursing, KNUST


Mrs. Victoria Bam is an Associate Professor at the Department of Nursing and the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences. Her undergraduate training in Nursing was at the University of Ghana, Legon. Her graduate studies was in Health Services Planning and Management at KNUST and her PhD. studies in Community Health was a split programme between KNUST and DBL-Institute for Health Research and Development, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

About AFEM


The African Federation for Emergency Medicine (AFEM), represents a broad coalition of national societies, organisations, and individuals from over 40 countries dedicated to securing high-quality emergency care across Africa.



The Emergency Medicine Society of Ghana is a collaborative of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Nurses and Emergency Medical Technicians in Ghana. The Society is also open to all from various disciplines and fields both local and international interested in Emergency Care in Ghana.

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