Meet US-based Ghanaian surgeon building GHc 64m pharmaceutical plant in Ghana

Meet US-based Ghanaian surgeon building GHc 64m pharmaceutical plant in Ghana

- A US-based Harvard-trained Ghanaian surgeon, Dr Michael K Obeng, is building a multimillion-dollar pharmaceutical plant in Ghana

- The renowned award-winning doctor's plant is estimated to cost $11 million (GHc 6

- Dr Obeng indicates that his vision is to improve public health outcomes and to positively contribute to economic development

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Dr Michael K Obeng, a plastic surgeon who hails from Ghana but is based in the United States of America, is building a pharmaceutical plant in the country that is worth $11 million.

Starrfmonline.com reports that the renowned Ghanaian medical professional revealed that his underlying motivation behind this project is to strengthen pharmaceutical manufacturing in Africa.

This, according to Dr Obeng is in order to improve public health outcomes and to positively contribute to economic development across the continent.

Ghanaian Surgeon based in US to build $11m pharmaceutical plant in Ghana

Ghanaian Surgeon based in US to build $11m pharmaceutical plant in Ghana Credit: starrfm.com.gh; mikoplasticsurgery.com
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Dr Michael K Obeng who is Harvard-trained and has won himself several awards experienced a major hitch when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020 and brought the construction to a halt.

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However, the construction of the multimillion-dollar pharmaceutical plant is set to continue in Ghana this January 2021.

According to mikomedspa.com, Michael K Obeng is a former Chief of Plastic Surgery at St Elizabeth Boardman Health Centre in Ohio, US. A philanthropist, humanitarian, health-care consultant, and a visionary.

In another heartwarming report by YEN.com.gh, Shahadu Elham, a brilliant 15-year-old girl from a humble background got admission to study Medicine at the University for Professional Studies.

Photos of Shahadu's particulars making rounds on social media confirm that she graduated from the Ahmadiyya Senior High School where she studied General Science and got 4A1's, 3B2's and 1B3.

After bagging the brilliant grades, Shahadu could not afford to continue her education despite getting admitted to study Medicine because her father is unemployed and her mother only sells sachet water to make ends meet.

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