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Dr. Okoe-Boye approved as Deputy Health Minister

Parliament has approved the nomination of Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye for the position of a Deputy Minister of Health.

The approval comes follows recommendations by Parliament’s Appointments Committee by consensus after he appeared before it on Wednesday, 15th April 2020.

Chairman of the Appointments Committee, Joe Osei Owusu, read the committee’s report on the floor of Parliament on Friday.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo nominated Bernard Okoe-Boye as a Deputy Minister of Health-designate on April 6, 2020.

During his vetting, Dr Okoe-Boye said he will work with his superiors to ensure the harmonization of energies and competencies to defeat the Coronavirus pandemic.

Dr Bernard Okoe-Boye is the Member of Parliament for the Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region.

He is a licensed medical practitioner with BSC in Human Biology, Medicine and Surgery from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

He also holds a Masters Degree in Public Health (MPH) from Hamburg School of Applied Science and an A1 certificate in German from the Geothe Institute, Accra.

Dr Okoe-Boye is currently a Physician at Lekma Hospital, a government health facility located at Teshie.

Prior to his nomination, he was the Board Chairman of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

Dr Okoe-Boye takes over from Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban who has been reassigned to the Communications ministry

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