Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom: Ghana’s oldest doctor dies at 101

Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom: Ghana’s oldest doctor dies at 101

- Ghana’s oldest medical practitioner, Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom, has died at 101

- The renowned doctor reportedly passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2021

- Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom was born on October 7, 1919

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Ghana's oldest medical practitioner, Emmanuel Evans Anfom, has died at 101.

One of his sons, Nii Teiko Evans-Anfom, took to his Facebook page to announce his departure.

''Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom, 7th October 1919 - 7th April 2021,'' his post read.

Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom: Ghana’s oldest doctor dies at 101
Dr Emmanuel Evans-Anfom: Ghana’s oldest doctor dies at 101. Image: crabbimedia
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Several people headed to the comment section of his post to commiserate with him and the family for their loss.

Before his demise, Dr Evans-Anfom had served as the second vice-chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) from 1967 to 1973.

While at the reputable public university, Dr Evans-Anfom was the first person to introduce the ceremony commonly known as ''Matriculation'' into the university entry ceremonies.

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