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June 9, 2020

Due to the extremely important nature of our response to PHE report into COVID-19 outcomes and BAME and the apparent lack of authority of PHE in the decisions of DHSC, I had consultations earlier this afternoon with various BAME Medical Associations and we took the dec...

May 13, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of GDDA-UK executives, I would like to say a big thank you to our members who contributed to our recent urgent "Appeal for Funds to Help the COVID-19 Response in Ghana". Your prompt response and generosity yielded £2623 to which £5000 was adde...

April 13, 2020

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of Prof Jacob Plange-Rhule a friend of GDDA-UK as well as a colleague. We are privileged and gratified in remembering his life and contribution to medical education and health service in Ghana and the international Heal...

October 15, 2019

 For those of you who missed out on London 2019, we assure you it was an incredible experience! We would like to the thank our London Local Organising Committee for their hard work and a job well done in pulling together this years event. 

From left to right: Dr Ya...

This weekend, we were honoured to be joined by Her Excellency Hajia Mrs Samira Bawumia, 2nd Lady, Republic of Ghana, at our annual Charity Gala. 

When she addressed us, she said:

“We can change the narrative so far as maternal and neonatal morbidity is concerned. We can...

October 6, 2019

International Team Physician Course (ITPC) event in Accra, Ghana-Sponsored by Ghana Doctors and Dentists Association UK (GDDA-UK) Charity

and the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (GCPS)

The 2018 American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) International Team Phys...

September 5, 2019

Our treasured members of the Inner Wheel Club of Bangor invited GDDA-UK to talk to the club about the history behind our charity and the challenges the charity faces as we try to raise much needed funds. 

Thanks to the generosity of those present a substantial sum was r...

August 17, 2019

This August, some members of GDDA-UK had the amazing oppourtunity to meet the British High Commissioner to Ghana, Mr Iaian Walker, at his residence in Accra just after he completed the Ghana grand. Have a look below to find out more about the Ghana Grand, and why he lo...

August 1, 2019

Our very own Dr Edem Ahiaku represented Ghana at the CrossFit games this you in Madison, USA.

CrossFit is a global fitness brand aimed at providing whole body workouts in a community environment. Those athletes who compete at the games represent those athletes at the cu...

March 17, 2019

This commonly used phrase alludes to the readiness and ability of physicians to heal

sickness in others but not able or willing to heal themselves. Other phrases that can convey

the same message include, “practice what you preach” and “charity begins at home”.

Doctors (an...

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