Dr. Emmanuel Kwadzo Ahiable of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital-Ridge to be honoured by Humanitarian Awards Global
Ridge Hospital Covid 19 team leaderÂ
Dr. Emmanuel Kwadzo Ahiable will be honoured at this yearâ€™s Humanitarian Awards Global ceremony.
The awards ceremony will take place at the Labadi Beach Hotel on September 18, 2021.
This year, organisers of the prestigious award have introduced a new category, â€˜Frontline Covid-19 Heroesâ€™, which seeks to unearth and appreciate outstanding health workers and staff from several institutions who have been very instrumental in the Covid-19 fight.
The letter nominating Dr. Ahiable said, â€œHAG would like to honour you as a Covid-19 Hero for exhibiting exceptional leadership and undeniable sacrifices for humanity and your actions of restoring hope for the Ghanaian people in the midst of a global pandemic.â€
Dr. Ahiable is an Emergency Medicine specialist and a member of the COVID-19 National Case Management Team.Â
He is also the Lead of COVID-19 Case Management Team at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital-Ridge.
Dr. Emmanuel Ahiable has been a medical officer since 1995. He graduated from the "INSTITUTO SUPERIOR DE CIENCIAS MEDICAS DE LA HABANA-CUBA"
He has worked at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital as a house officer and a medical officer until 1997 when he was posted to the Ashanti Region.Â
He has also worked at Tepa government, and Ashanti Mampong municipal hospitals respectively as a medical officer, senior medical officer and medical superintendent.Â
He is currently working at the Department of Emergency Medicine, GARH-RIDGE as Specialist in Emergency Medicine after graduating from the Joint Division Universities of Stellenbosch and Cape Town.
He is in good standing with the Medical and Dental Council of Ghana and also a member of the Ghana MedicalÂ Â Association.Â
Dr. Emmanuel Ahiable is passionate and has shown outstanding commitment in the fight against COVID-19Â Â as a frontline healthcare worker since 12th March, 2020 when the first 2 cases were detected in Ghana.Â
He was among the National Case Management Team that received the first confirmed COVID-19 case on the 13th, March at the Infectious Disease Isolation Centre of Ridge hospital.
Other personalities to be honoured alongsideÂ Â Dr. Emmanuel Ahiable include; Dr Oliver-Commey of the Ghana Infectious Disease Centre (G.I.D.C), Dr Ivy Asantewaa Asante of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Dr Hawa Malechi of the Tamale Teaching Hospital and Chief MLS. Lic. Augustine E. Sagoe, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
The rest are; Also, Dr. Augustina Angelin Sylverken of the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research, KNUST, Dr Mary Amoakoh-Coleman also of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Dr. Eric Wedam of the War Memorial Hospital in Navrongo, Philomina Obeng Donkor of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital-Ridge, Dr. Emmanuel Amankrah of the LEKMA Hospital and Ernestina Wereku of the Kintampo Municipal Health Directorate.
Despite the hardships and health risks, thousands of essential frontline workers continued to serve the populace during the upsurge of the pandemic.
In view of this, organisers of the Humanitarian Awards Global wish to celebrate these unsung health heroes for their selfless contributions to saving lives and restoring hope.