Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare heads Ghana Health Service as Director-

BY: Enoch Darfah Frimpong
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare heads Ghana Health Service as Director General
Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare heads Ghana Health Service as Director General

Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare's appointment as the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service (GHS) has officially been announced.

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The former Chief Executive Officer of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi takes over from Dr Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira who has retired.

A statement issued and signed by Rebecca Ackwonu, a Public Relations Officer at the GHS said Dr Nsiah-Asare's appointment by President Akufo-Addo took effect from March 1, 2017.

Dr. Nsiah-Asare, prior to his current appointment, has worked in the health sector spanning over 36 years in senior management position and as a Surgical Specialist at the St Patrick Hospital in Offinso-Ashanti, Tamale Teaching Hospital and a Consultant General Surgeon at KATH.


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Between 1997 and 2001, Dr Nsiah-Asare served as a part-time lecturer in Clinical Anatomy at the University of Development Studies (UDS) and School of Medical Sciences, Tamale.

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