Health Minister Inaugurates Medical & Dental Council Governing Board

The Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has charged members of the new Medical and Dental Council (MDC) Governing Board to work assiduously to make Ghana and the Health Ministry proud.

He was happy that the 10th MDC governing board, which has been fortunate to have a reinstatement of some of the 9th board members come in with huge experience from the previous board.
This, according to Mr. Agyeman-Manu, will be very profitable and helpful, being optimistic that they will perform excellently.

The new MDC governing board is chaired by Prof Paul Kwame Nyame, with Dr. Constance Addo-Yobo, Dr Ernest Yorke, Mrs Rebecca Bantey, and Mrs Stella Otema Badu, representing Dental, Medical, Physician Assistants and Certified Registered Anaesthetists, and the Attorney-General’s Department respectively as members.

The rest were Prof Margaret Lartey, Training Institutions, Hon Mahama A. Seini, Ministry of Health, Mr Samuel Adjapong, a lay male representative, H. E. Cecilia Gyan Amoah, lay female representative and Dr Divine Ndonbi Banyubala, Acting Registrar of MDC and Secretary to the Board.

Chairman of the Board, Prof Paul Kwame Nyame in his acceptance speech noted that the Board has a youthful executive with several opportunities for innovation and transformation.

“They will be buoyed up by other not-so-young members who bring along a bank of institutional memory, with lifetime working experience," he said.

Prof. Nyame expressed his appreciation to Hon. Agyeman-Manu for inaugurating the Board and said the constitution of the Board demonstrates a deep appreciation of the history, vision and mission of the MDC.