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Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America to hold annual conference in April

As part of efforts to amplify their commitment to the health of Ghanaians and strengthen communication and ties between healthcare professionals in Ghana and the North American diaspora, the Ghana Physicians & Surgeons Foundation of North America (GPSF), allied healthcare practitioners, and related organizations are preparing for the 16th Annual GPSF Conference in Los Angeles, California, USA on April 27th– 29th, 2018.

The theme of this year’s conference is: ‘‘Non-communicable Diseases: Prevention and Management Dilemma”

In the spirit of collaboration, this year’s conference will attract representatives from the Ghana Ministry of Health and the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. The Honorable Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah, Ghana Ambassador to USA and Honorable Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, African Union Ambassador to USA are the noted special guests.

Several renowned academicians, medical specialists, and representatives from the public and private healthcare sector in Ghana are also expected to speak at the conference.

Other presentations will focus on scientific research work, successful collaborative work in Ghana, and how to extend quality medical education to post-graduate students in Ghana. ‘This is a very exciting time for our Foundation, as we make immense strides in communication between healthcare professionals on the continent of Africa and in the diaspora as well as providing continuous medical education to our members.

It also amplifies our commitment to improving healthcare in Ghana through medical education, public health initiatives and medical missions said Dr. Victor Owusu-Yaw, president of the organization.

Other major highlight of the conference is a fundraising dinner dance on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 hosted by comedian/entertainer Clifford Owusu with music provided by DJ Collins Owusu. All are cordially invited. Please register online.

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