Agyeman Badu Akosa FGH, CV (GH), FGMA; MBChB (UG), DCP (Lond), MRCPath, DipRCPath, FRCPath, FWACP, FGCP, EMGL
A Professor, Doctor, Pathologist, Academic, Leader, Researcher, Social Commentator and a “Functional Engineer”. He has been a Consultant Histopathologist and Clinical Director of Pathology in the UK, Professor and Head of Department of Pathology in the University of Ghana Medical School, Director General of the Ghana Health Service, President of the Ghana Medical Association and the Commonwealth Medical Association, President of Ghana Skin Foundation, WHO Advisor on Polio Eradication in Nigeria and WHO AFRO Task Force on Immunization and President of Prempeh College Old Students Association.
He is currently the Executive Director of Healthy Ghana, Professor of Pathology at the University of Ghana Medical School, President of Phytica Ghana and Chairman of Express Life Insurance.
He is the Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of the African Population Health Research Centre, Nairobi, Kenya and serves on the board of Safety Ghana. He has also served as the Executive Chairman of Ghana Healthcare Ltd, board member of Ghana Prisons Service, Chairman of St. John Ambulance, Chairman of Tobacco Control Taskforce in Ghana and Chairman of Trust Hospital.
He describes himself as a systems thinker and is the author of over 60 scientific publications, abstracts and conference monographs and over 50 socioeconomic articles in Ghana’s leading newspaper, the Daily Graphic. He is a recipient of the second highest award in Ghana, Companion of the Order of the Volta for Public and Medical Services (CV), Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Science and the Ghana Medical Association.
Prof Akosa is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists, West African College of Physicians and the Ghana College of Physicians. Prof. Akosa is an advocate on lifestyle issues and a PATRIOT.