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Ghana’s oldest medical doctor dies at 101


Dr Emmanuel Evans - Anfom was 101

Dr Emmanuel Evans Anfom, Ghana’s oldest medical practitioner has reportedly died.
One of his sons, Nii Teiko Evans-Anfom, took to his Facebook wall to post the demise of his father.

Details of the cause of his death remain unknown.

7th Oct 1919 – 7th April 2021,” Nii Teiko posted on Facebook.

His post had been met with an outpour of reactions from several individuals from the medical fraternity among others.

Dr Evans-Anfom was scholar, university administrator and public servant who served as the second Vice-Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) from 1967 to 1973.

While at the KNUST, Dr. Anfom first introduced the ceremony commonly known as “Matriculation” into the university entry ceremonies.
He chaired a myriad of committees, boards and missions, both locally and on the international scene in Africa, Europe and North America.

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Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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