Yenepoya signs MoU with Republic of Ghana

Last Updated 21 March 2019, 19:16 IST

Yenepoya (Deemed to be) University and Directorate of Health Service, Republic of Ghana, signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) on extending health services and strengthening education, skill development areas in the two countries.

Director General of Ghana Health Service Dr Anthony Nsiah-Asare and Vice Chancellor of Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) Dr M Vijayakumar signed the MoU at the High Commission, Republic of Ghana, New Delhi.

Vice President of the Republic of Ghana Mahamudu Bawumia, who was in New Delhi, as a special guest of honour at the 14th CII Exim Bank conclave on the India-Africa Partnership project, was present during the exchange of the MoU.

The High Commissioner to India Michael Nii Nortey Oquaye and Eddison Mensah Agbenyegah, Head of Chancery, High Commission of Republic of Ghana and
Dr Arun Bhagwath, Yenepoya (Deemed to be) University,
witnessed the signing of the MoU.

The second lady of Ghana Samira Bawumia, Ministers from the Republic of Ghana, high commissioners and heads of other African countries were present on the occasion.


The memorandum of understanding also envisages training of doctors in advanced fellowships in super/subspecialties, capacity building and skill training through Health technology programmes, medical tourism, free paediatric care, faculty and student exchange in health and allied sectors, and establishment of joint centres for excellence in research and training at Ghana, establishment of incubation, and entrepreneurship development centres.

Yenepoya (Deemed to be) University Pro Chancellor Farhaad Yenepoya and other personalities were awarded excellence in health care services by Ghana high commission and NCR Chapter Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO).

(Published 21 March 2019, 19:01 IST)

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