Mahama evacuates cancer-struck doctor to Accra for treatment

Mahama evacuates cancer-struck doctor to Accra for treatment

President Mahama has ordered the Ghana air force to evacuate a medical doctor in the Northern region, Dr. David Abdulai, to Accra for emergency cancer treatment.

Mahama evacuates cancer-struck doctor to Accra for treatment

Dr. David Abdulai

Dr. David Abdulai is revered for his dedicated service in offering medical care to poor patients in the Northern region suffering from mental illness, HIV and other health complications at the Shekhina Clinic in Tamale.

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Minister of health, Alex Segbefia, has confirmed that “the President directed the Ghana Air Force to evacuate Dr Abdulai to Accra three days ago, so he can receive optimal care.”

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In May, Dr. Abdulai was diagnosed with stage-4 thyroid cancer which is reportedly quite aggressive and spreading.

Reports indicated that the doctor was in dire need of radiation therapy, which is not offered in Tamale where he resides.

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