Dr Ken Aboah, First Lady, Aspen, Michael Agyekum Addo, MTV Shuga, Patrick Fynn and others awarded 2018 HELEH Africa Awards + Full List

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Consultant Urologist, Lawyer & Businessman Dr Ken Aboah, First Lady of Ghana Rebecca Akufo-Addo, Aspen Pharmacare, Dr Michael Agyekum Addo, MTV Shuga, Patrick Fynn and many other medical professionals, institutions and initiatives were on last Saturday awarded at the 2018 Health Legendary Honours Africa (HELEH Africa) award held at the Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City in Accra.

The award was launched in 2017 by life patron of the initiative His Royal Majesty Otomfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene amidst glitz and glamour where the deserving awardees and practitioners were decorated with premium carat gold in the golden kingdom of Ghana – Kumasi.

In his welcome address, the PRO of Media Men Ghana, organisers of the award, Mr Prince Akpah lauded the various roles being played by individuals and institutions in improving the wellbeing of Ghanaians and Africans. According to him, these individuals and institution need to be celebrated in order to encourage others.

The ceremony was graced by the Chairman of the Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, H.E. Pedro Luis Despaigne González, Cuba’s Ambassador to Ghana, Nana Amish Damfour, Manhyia’s Rep, Dr. Max Cobbina, Dr. Michael Agyekum Addo, Dr. Hafez Adam Taher, Coordinator for Cooperation with Cuba in the Ministry of Health of Ghana, coupled with performances from Sherifa Gunu & Dzidu.

Dr.Ola Orekunrin and her organisation, Flying Doctors Nigeria both received an award whiles MTV Shuga was also awarded for their immense contribution towards HIV sentitization through the use of their TV Show.

The Ambassador of Cuba, Pedro Luis Despaigne Gonzálezw who received an award on behalf of the Cuban Embassy in Ghana in his words of appreciation, highlighted the historical ties of Cuba with the continent and with Ghana in particular. After presenting the members of the Cuban Medical Brigade (BMC), recently arrived in Ghana from their vacations, he reiterated Cuba’s commitment to continue his collaboration in that sector.

This year’s Award was organized under the theme “Promoting total quality corporate healthcare and wellness for socio-economic enhancement through Pan-Africanism.”

The event was also used to launch the HELEH Africa Foundation, an institution which would be used to build first class first aid centers across Ghana.

Below is the full list of the award winners

  1. 3FM Fat2Fit Challenge: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health advocacy social event of the year
  2. Adom FM: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health advocate media institution of the year – Radio
  3. Aspen Pharmacare: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Employer Health Brand of the year
  4. Auntie Mary Gripe Water: HELEH AFRICA – Most patronized African produced drug of the year (local &Africa)
  5. CARMMA (Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality): HELEH AFRICA – Special Africa Insightful health capacity building & empowerment initiative of the year.
  6. Cellgevity: HELEH AFRICA – Health supplementary food product of the year
  7. Chamber of Pharmacy: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Expediters of the year
  8. Charismatic Evangelistic Ministry: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health Support Religious Institution of the year
  9. Cuba Embassy: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Support Embassy of the year
  10. Daily Graphic: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health advocate media institution of the year – Newspaper
  11. Didier Drogba: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Celebrity Health Ambassador of the year
  12. Dr Mae C. Jemison: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Diaspora Africa clinician of the year
  13. Dr Mae C. Jemison: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited International Clinician of the year
  14. Dr Mee Jo Kan: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Guest Clinician of the year
  15. Dr Michael Agyekum Addo: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Innovative & Contemporary Health Entrepreneur of the year
  16. Dr Moses De-Gaulle Dogbatsey: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Herbal/Traditional Clinician of the year
  17. Dr Osei Kwame Despite: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Philanthropic African Health Support Citizen of the year
  18. Ameyo Adadevoh : HELEH AFRICA – Posthumous African Health Clinician
  19. Edem Ayimgba (First to restore severed wrist to life -Korle Bu Hospital): HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Unraveled Clinical Happenstance of the year –
  20. Joseph Siaw Agyapong: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Contemporary Environmental Health & Wellness Activist of the year
  21. Ken Aboah: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Legendary Clinician of the year
  22. Kingsley Tettey: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited African Private Clinician of the year
  23. Nii Okunka Blankson (Knii Lante): HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Divergent Africa clinician of the year
  24. Ola Orekunrin: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Versatile Africa Clinician of the year
  25. Osei Kwame Despite: HELEH AFRICA – Philanthropic Africa health support entrepreneur of the year
  26. William Okyere-Frempong: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health advocate clinician of the year
  27. Eden Tree Limited: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Outstanding Healthy Agro-Processing Industry of the year –
  28. Ernest Bediako Sampong: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Pioneer Africa Pharmacist of the year
  29. Flying Doctors Nigeria: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Resourced First Aid & Ambulance Service Provider of the year
  30. GE Anesthesia Care Station: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa DISCOVERY-(New Healthcare and Wellness Innovation & New Market )
  31. GHS, Documentary on malaria: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Outstanding Health Focused Documentary/Journal of the year –
  32. Graft Foundation: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health advocate health institution of the year
  33. E George Oppong-Weah: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Expediters of the year
  34. E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited African Leadership Health Advocate of the year
  35. HS TV: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health advocate media institution of the year – TV
  36. JICA: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Support Diplomatic mission (International agencies) of the year
  37. JICA: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Healthcare Model Corporate Institution of the year
  38. Kasapreko – Awake Natural Mineral Water: HELEH AFRICA – Africa philanthropic Health advocate corporate institution of the year
  39. Kobby Blay: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited social Media Africa health advocate entity of the year
  40. Kwame Nkrumah University Of Science And Technology Medical School: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health Training Institution of the year
  41. Kwame Sefa Kayi: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health advocate Journalist of the year
  42. Kwesi Twum: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Expediters of the year – special recognition
  43. mPedigree: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health App of the year
  44. Angela Trenton-Mbonde: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Advocate Diplomat of the year
  45. MTN Ghana:HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Expediters of the year – special recognition
  46. Omugwo , south eastern Nigeria Igbo land : HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Outstanding Health Focused Culture of the year
  47. Patrick Fynn: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Intern of the year
  48. Pippa’s Gym: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Physical Healthcare, Physiotherapy, Wellness & Fitness Institution
  49. Badu Akosah (HSTV) : HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Expediters of the year – special recognition
  50. Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Trainer of the year
  51. Professor Jacob Plange-Rhule: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Pioneer Africa Clinician of the year
  52. Rwanda: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited African Health Advocate State
  53. Samuel Amo Tobbin: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Health Expediters of the year
  54. Shuga – MTV: HELEH AFRICA – Africa Health advocacy media program of the year
  55. Shuga – MTV: HELEH AFRICA – Spirited Africa Most insightful Health Public Awareness/advocate media content of the year –

The 2019 nominations is opened online and can be accessed and submitted via  www.mediamenghana.com/nomination.

Sponsors and Partners of the awards include MTN Ghana, GNPC, GTP, Tobinco Group, Asanska Group, Naami Fruit Drink, Awake Mineral Water, Unilever Ghana, TV Africa, Atinka Village, Multimedia Group, Despite Media Group, Angel Group, Avance Media etc.

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