GHS gets new Director General

H.E. the President of Ghana has appointed DR. ANTHONY NSIAH-ASARE (MB, ChB, FAChirg, FGCS, FWACS, FICS, Cert. Health Mgmt, Member - Order of the Volta & Fellow Ghana Medical Association) as the new Director-General of the Ghana Health Service with effect from 1st March 2017.

He takes over from Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira who has retired from active service.

Dr. Nsiah-Asare, prior to his current appointment, has worked in the health sector spanning over 36 (thirty six) years in senior management position and as a Surgical Specialist at the St Patrick Hospital in Offinso-Ashanti and Tamale Teaching Hospital.


He also worked at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital as a Chief Executive Officer and Consultant General Surgeon.


Between 1997 and 2001, Dr Nsiah-Asare served as a part-time lecturer in Clinical Anatomy at the University of Development Studies (UDS), School of Medical Sciences, Tamale.         



Rebecca Ackwonu

Public Relations Officer

for Ghana Health Service