The Family Health Medical School, Ghana’s Premier Private Medical School begun the year in grand style by hosting its second matriculation ceremony. The program took place on the 21st of February, 2017 at the premises of Family Health.
The pacesetters in private medical education in Ghana after the impressive matriculation held in 2016 for its pioneer students again hosted the parents of students, invited guests, faculty and staff of the University College who graced the occasion with their presence.
Students admitted into the institution as part of the second batch included WASSCE holders and students with qualifications equivalent to WASSCE as well as first degree holders.
The admission of graduate students officially marked the start of the Family Health Graduate Medical Program (FGMP) which would run for four years. A total number of 33 students were inducted into the institution made up of seventeen students from the secondary level and sixteen undergraduates.
In attendance were the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof Ebenezer Oduro Owusu who served as the keynote speaker, Prof E.Y Kwawukume, founder of the noble Family Health University College, Dr. Susu B. Kwawukume, Chief Medical Director of the Family Health Hospital and Co- Founder of the Family Health University College and the Dean of the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry, Prof Margaret Lartey.
In his address, Prof Ebenezer Oduro Owusu congratulated the matriculants for gaining admission into the unique and fast developing Family Health Medical School. He also indicated that the private sector is the engine of growth in the country and expressed his pleasure in witnessing the extension of private education to the medical sector to help complement the efforts of the government institutions.
Ghana’s Premier Private Medical School hopes to produce world-class doctors in a few years to come. Here are some of the photos from the event.