The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has today announced a team of professionals to guide the party’s efforts and its response to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic.
The team, according to the Flagbearer of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama, will lead the party’s public advocacy and sensitisation activities on the COVID-19 pandemic. They will also collaborate and provide support to government, upon request, on the fight against the pandemic.
The members of the team who have been drawn from among the rich array of expertise in the party are made up of the following personalities:
- Hon. Alex Segbefia
Former Minister for Health
- Professor Margaret Kweku
Public Health Expert & Former Dean of School of Public Health, UHAS.
- Dr. Grace Ayensu-Danquah
Surgical Specialist & Specialist in Disaster Management and Infectious Disease Control and Humanitarian Assistance & Professor of Global surgery Ensign, School of Public Health
- Dr. Vida Yarkong
Interdisciplinary Medicine Expert
- Dr. Jehu Appiah
Senior Medical Consultant & former General Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association
- Mr. Prosper Bani
Former Minister for the Interior & former Head of UNDP’s Crisis Prevention and Recovery Team for Africa
- Hon Cassiel Ato Forson
Ranking Member, Parliamentary Committee on Finance and MP for Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam Constituency
- Hon. Kwabena Mintah Akando
Ranking Member, Parliamentary Committee on Health & MP for Juaboso
- Hon. Dr. Zanetor Agyemang – Rawlings
Medical Doctor and Member of Parliament for Klottey-Korle Constituency
- Mrs. Mawuena Trebarh
- Dr. Jonas Asamoah
Public Health Expert, Hawa Memorial Hospital, Osiem
- Dr. Prosper Akanbong
Physician Consultant and former CEO, Tamale Teaching Hospital.
- Nana Kofi Quakyi- Specialist in Health Economics and Assistant Professor in Public Health.
The NDC would like to assure the nation that we will continue to avail both our human resource and rich experience in dealing with similar situations to the Government in our quest to overcome the deadly COVID-19 disease.
Comrade Sammy Gyamfi
National Communication Officer