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Afua Adwo Jectey Hesse, FRCSEd, FICS, FFGCS, FWACS, be Ghanaian surgeon den de first Ghanaian-trained female doctor wey be paediatric surgeon. For August 2010 insyd, na she be de first Ghanaian den second African wey dem elect as President give de Medical Women's International Association (MWIA).[1][2][3][4][5]

Afua Adwo Jectey Hesse
Sex or genderfemale Edit
Country of citizenshipGhana Edit
Given nameAfua Edit
Family nameHesse Edit
Date of birth11 September 1953 Edit
Place of birthKumasi Edit
SpouseAdukwei Hesse Edit
Languages spoken, written or signedEnglish, Twi Edit
Occupationpediatric surgeon Edit
EmployerUniversity of Ghana Medical School Edit
Educated atUniversity of Ghana, University of Ghana Medical School, University of Leeds, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Wesley Girls' High School Edit
Member ofMedical Women’s International Association, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, West African College of Surgeons, Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, The International College of Surgeons Edit

Ein selected publications

Afua Hesse write wey she contribute chapters give several important publications. She get ova thirty publications.[6]

Ein recognition

Afua Hesse get several appointments, positions den awards. For 2010 insyd, she receive de Millennium Excellence Award for Medical Leadership wey 2017 insyd, she win Glitz Africa Excellence for Health Award insyd.[7][8]

Ein life matter

Afua Hesse marry Adukwei Hesse, wey be Internal Medicine Specialist as well as Minister give de Presbyterian Church den Co-Founder give Accra College of Medicine wey dem get four kiddies.[9]


  1. https://www.modernghana.com/news/293214/a-model-of-excellence-prof-afua-hesse039s.html
  2. https://web.archive.org/web/20160315090011/http://www.myjoyonline.com/opinion/2015/December-9th/bridging-doctor-population-ratio-accra-college-of-medicine-to-our-rescue.php
  3. https://www.graphic.com.gh/features/reality-zone/bridging-doctor-population-ratio.html
  4. https://www.glitzafrica.com/glitz-top-100-inspirational-women/
  5. https://www.presbyuniversity.edu.gh/site/professor-afua-adwo-jectey-hesse/
  6. https://acm.edu.gh/
  7. https://www.pulse.com.gh/ece-frontpage/ghana-women-of-the-year-glitz-honours-ghanaian-women/1xyv3c7
  8. https://www.ghanastar.com/entertainment/glitz-africa-to-honour-joynews-dzifa-bampoh-for-media-excellence/
  9. http://achiever-freshie.blogspot.com/2013/04/prof-afua-adwo-jectey-hesse-acting.html