The Founder, President & CEO of FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital, Prof Oheneba Boachie-Adjei has been inducted in the West African College of Surgeons as a Fellow at their 58th annual conferences held in Banjul, Gambia from Monday 26th of February to Friday 2nd of March 2018.
Themed, “Global Surgery Implementation for West Africa witnessed the convergence of diverse specialists from the West African sub region to share and enhance knowledge in their various sub-specialties”, the conference witnessed . Prof Oheneba Boachie-Adjei was inducted into the college as an elected member at the induction ceremony held at the conference hall of the Kairaba Beach Hotel, in Senegambia.
The President of The Gambia, His Excellency Adama Barrow together with the Minister of Health and Social Welfare Madam Saffie Lowe-Ceesay were present to address and open the conference on Monday 26th of February. Also addressing the conference was the Chairperson for the African Union Commission, H.E Ambassador Thomas Kwesi Quartey.
Prof Oheneba Boachie-Adjei recently received the Osaagyefo African Genius Award for Medicine for his extensive knowledge of spine deformity and special expertise on the treatment of scoliosis, kyphosis and spine reconstruction in adults and pediatrics patients at a program help on the 16th December, 2017 at the National Theatre to honor African geniuses.
The West African College of Surgeons is a professional regional organization of 22 countries that promotes the education and training of Specialists, organize examinations, give accreditation of tertiary Health Institutions, and provides support for Research and Publications. It has a membership of over 2000 Fellows spread all over the world in private and public health, training and research institutions.
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