Doctor who won 12 of 15 awards at KNUST unable to further education over GETFund snub

Doctor who won 12 of 15 awards at KNUST unable to further education over GETFund snub

- The record holder for highest awards at KNUST medical school by name Dr Kareem has been denied GETFund scholarship she sought for further studies

- Dr Fathia Kareem had to forgo admission offers for Masters in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, two solid times for lack of funds

- It is indicated that the manager from the top university told her in a personal email that she was part of the top three applicants who had been selected from Ghana

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Dr Fathia Kareem, a medical doctor who graduated from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2016 has been unable to further her education as she keeps getting denied of the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund).

The brilliant doctor currently holds the record as the single medical student who has won the most awards in the entire schools' history. In fact, she leads the second person by a whopping four awards.

According to Theghanareport.com, Dr Fathia Kareem had to forgo admission offers for Masters in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University, two solid times as she had no means to fund the education and was always denied GETFund scholarship.

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According to the smart Ghanaian doctor, she received a personal email from the Johns Hopkins University in the US after her application indicating she was highly successful.

It is indicated that the manager told her she was part of the top three applicants who had been selected from Ghana.

Fathia narrated in her own words that the school authorities completely assumed she would be sponsored by the state because of her brilliance and outstanding grades, which sadly turned out to be far from reality.

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“Over there, their mindset was that, in Ghana, Ghanaian students get support from GETFund so getting funding should not be a problem,” the young medical doctor recounted.

In other news, a Ghanaian woman identified as Justice Mabel Agyemang has made the entire nation proud as she has been appointed the Chief Justice (CJ) of the Turks and Caicos Islands in North America.

According to Magneticmediatv.com, the Ghanaian Justice who currently works as a Justice of the Court of Appeal in Ghana has worked as a Superior Court Judge in three Commonwealth Jurisdictions.

Justice Mabel Agyemang has served in the judiciaries of the governments of Ghana, The Gambia and Swaziland and she was the first female Chief Justice of The Gambia.

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