Dr. Emmmanuel Evans Anfom, Ghana’s oldest medical doctor has reportedly passed away.
One of his son’s Nii Teiko Evans-Anfom, took to his facebook wall to post the the demise of his father.
Details of the cause of his death remains unknown.
“DR. EMMANUEL EVANS-ANFOM
7th October,1919 – 7th April, 2021″ Nii Teiko posted on his facebook page
Emmanue Evans Anfom was born on 7 October 1919.
He served as the second Vice Chancellor of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology from 1967 to 1973.
Awards and honours
- 1934: Listed on the Honour Board of the Salem School, Osu
- 1968: Elected president of the Ghana Medical Association
- 1971: Elected Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences
- 1974: Honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Hon. D.Sc.), University of Salford
- 1996: Honorary doctorate degree in literature (honoris causa) Hon. D.Litt. by the Akrofi Christaller Institute, Akropong Akuapem
- 1983-1998: Chairman of the Inter-Church and Ecumenical Relations Committee of Ghana
- 2003: Awarded honorary Doctor of Science degree (D.Sc.) by the KNUST
- 2006: Decorated with the Order of the Star of Ghana