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Dr. Bernard Oko Boye, JoyNews Fred K. Smith and other changemakers honored at 2021 Humanitarian Awards Ghana

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The ever-prestigious Humanitarian Awards Ghana lived up to its billing and hype with attendance from high-profile personalities in government, leadership, entertainment, and philanthropy.

Dr. Rev Lawrence Tetteh, Founder, and President of Worldwide Miracle Outreach delivered the keynote address, highlighting the need for humanitarianism and volunteering as a sure way to solving some of the world’s most pressing issues.
COVID-19 has been the biggest challenge to humanitarian operations around the world since the pandemic began and in spite of the pandemic, individuals and organizations have committed to serving society and restoring hope to our world.

Humanitarian Awards Global stands to celebrate and honor these extraordinary gifts the world has been blessed with. Awards were presented to organizations and individuals working to achieve the SDGs.

Additionally, philanthropists and NGOs in the area of healthcare were honored, with special recognition for personalities that played vital roles in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic locally and internationally.
This year’s event saw stellar performances from some of Ghana’s finest musicians and talents such as Akwaboah, Ceccy Twum, Jayana, Cwesi Oteng, Naana The Violinist, Rhymesonny, and Comedian Hogan, with hosts; Kwesi Akwatia and Priscila Addai Kwarteng —who had such amazing chemistry on stage at the Labadi Beach Hotel to celebrate change makers, which was a success.

Also in attendance was Tamas Feher, Hungary Ambassador to Ghana gracing the occasion as the Special Guest of honor.

Dr. Rev. Lawrence Tetteh and David Bekesi, Deputy Director of the Embassy of Hungary, and Mari Ellis, Managing Director of Euracare were also present as guests of honor.

This year’s ceremony dubbed ‘celebrating change makers’ has indeed thrown the spotlight on these exceptional people doing remarkably well to shine their light in the darkest of times.

The following people received honorary awards for their distinguished humanitarian achievements.

Lifetime Achievement Honorary Award:

Her Ladyship Justice (Mrs.) Georgina Theodora Wood

(Former Chief Justice of the Republic of Ghana)

Distinguished Achievement Honorary Awards receivers.

  • Dr. Oliver-Commey

(Ghana Infectious Disease Centre)

  • Dr. Mrs. Gifty Lamptey

(MD of Dominion International Petroleum Ltd., Sidalco Roads, and Empire Concretes Ltd.)

  • Nanahemaa Adwoa Awindor.

(Development Queen-mother of Afigya-Kwabre Community in the Ashanti Kingdom in Ghana)

  • Dr. Ivy Asantewaa Asante

(Noguchi Research Memoria Institutes)

  • Isaac Kofi Egyir

(AG Director of Ghana Prison Service)

  • Dr. Emmanuel Ahiable

(Ridge General Hospital)

  • Madam Yaa Preprah Honorable.

(Development worker with over 30 years experience in sustainable community development.)

  • Dr. Hawa Malechi

(Tamale Teaching Hospital)

  • Mrs Hajia Alima Sagito-Saeed

(Executive Director of Savannah Women Integrated Development Agency at Northern Region, Tamale.)

  • Dr. Augustina Angelin Sylverkene

(Kumasi Center for Collaborative Center)

  • Chief MLS. Lic. Augustine E. Sagoe

(Korle Bu Teaching Hospital)

  • Dr. Mary Amoakoh-Coleman

(Noguchi Research Memoria Institutes)

  • Dr. Emmanuel Amankrah

(LEKMA Hospital)

  • Fred K. Smith

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  • Philomina Obeng Donkor

(Ridge Hospital)

  • Dr. Eric Wedam

(War Memorial Hospital Navrongo)

  • Dr. Bernard Oko Boye

(Former Deputy Minister of Health)

  • Rev Jonathan Nii please Armah Gordson

(Korle Bu Teaching Hospital)

  • Abiola Marufatu Bawuah

(Abiola Marufatu Foundation)

  • Elaine Amankwah

(Hope Hill Foundation)

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  • Maruf Mohammed

(Green Focus Africa Foundation)

Youth Agribusiness Initiative

  • Rev. Jonathan Antonio Nii- Martey

(Michael Antonio Foundation)

Prison Support Of The Year

  • Louisa Abena Quansah

(Sharing Hope Foundation)

Child Education

  • Simon Agbeko Ekeagba

(Angelic Eyes Home Of The Needy)

Civil Servant Of The Year

  • Naa Kourkor Mayne-Eghan

(Jay Foundation)

Community Child Protection

  • Benjamin Fosu Owus- Ansah

Health Worker Of The Year

  • Bernice Adiku Heloo

(Pro-Link Organization)

(Hiv Aids And Other Communicable Disease)

  • Margaret Afriyie

(Health Worker)

Maternal Safety

  • Disability Not Inability Foundation

Physical And Mental Disability

  • Henry Osabutey

(Henry Osabutey Education Foundation)

Sustainable Development Goal 4

  • Fusena Aziz

(Fusaid Global)

Sustainable Development Goals 5

  • Joe Lambongang

(Growth Aid)

Sustainable Development Goals 6

  • Tp Women International

Sustainable Development Goal 7

  • Daniel Arthur Bentum

(Sdg Advocate)

Sustainable Development Goal 8

  • Chif Ghana Foundation

Sustainable Development Goal 10

  • Nana Yaw Osei Darkwa

(Climate Change Advocate)

Sustainable Development Goal 13

  • Gladys Biney

(Aim Ghana)

Sustainable Development Goal 16

  • Comfort Amadie

(Amadie Foundation)

Sustainable Development Goal 12

  • Richard Nii Kotei Kotey

(Ricoy Health International Foundation)

Sustainable Development Goal 3

  • Louisa Amoah

Reproductive Health

  • Vhee World Foundation

Outstanding Volunteer Group

  • Afi Antonio

(Afi Antonio Foundation)

Social Entrepreneur Of The Year

  • Empress Esi Amoah

(Empress On The Road)

Young Philanthropist Of The Year

  • Victor Obodai Anang

(Riverside Food Bank)

Outstanding Philanthropist

Watch highlights from the evet below.

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