Ghanaian rapper, Okyeame Kwame has been recognised and awarded by the former president of the United States, Barack Obama for him immense philanthropic efforts towards the treatment, vaccination and eradication of Hepatitis B.
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Real named Kwame Nsiah-Apau, OK received the United States Presidential Volunteer Service Award for an outstanding humanitarian effort.
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Presented to him by Dr. Pauline Key, on behalf of the former president was a congratulatory plaque with an inscription, "Outstanding Humanitarian Service in Ghana".
The artiste expressed his appreciation to President Obama for the honour and pledged even greater intensity of his campaign towards ridding Africa of Hepatitis.
Starting in 2009, the awardee has in partnership with MDS-Lancet Laboratories spearheaded and funded the screening, vaccination, sensitisation of over 7,000 beneficiaries against the deadly Hepatitis B disease in his country.