Profile of the late Prof. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, President of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana - News Summed Up

Profile of the late Prof. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, President of the Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana


Dr. Ohene-Frempong returned to The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 1986, becoming the Director of the Sickle Cell Program under the Division of Hematology. In addition to coordinating this patient care, Dr. Ohene-Frempong oversaw the research activities of the Center and conducted research projects. Dr. Ohene-Frempong also tested new treatments for children with sickle cell disease. He also developed a project for testing newborns for sickle cell disease in Ghana. In 1991, he was elected President of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, a position that was later renamed the Chief Medical Officer.


Source: GhanaWeb May 10, 2022 16:17 UTC



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