Minister for Health (Ghana)

The Minister for Health is the Ghanaian government official responsible for the Ministry of Health.

List of ministersEdit

Number Minister Took office Left office Government Party
1 J. H. Allassani (MP) 6 March 1957 Nkrumah government Convention People's Party
2 Imoru Egala (MP)[1] July 1959 July 1960
3 Lawrence Rosario Abavana (MP) July 1960 June 1961
4 Komla Agbeli Gbedemah (MP) June 1961
5 Lawrence Rosario Abavana (MP) October 1963 January 1964
6 Osei Owusu Afriyie (MP) 1964 1966
7 Eustace Akwei[2] 1966 1969 National Liberation Council Military government
8 Gibson Dokyi Ampaw (MP) 1969 January 1971 Busia government Progress Party
9 Simon Diedong Dombo (MP) January 1971 January 1972
10 Colonel J. C. Adjeitey National Redemption Council Military government
11 Lt. Colonel Anthony Hugh Selormey May 1973 October 1975
12 Brigadier Odartey-Wellington[3] 1975 June 1979 Supreme Military Council
13 Emmanuel Evans Anfom June 1979 September 1979 Armed Forces Revolutionary Council
14 Michael Paul Ansah September 1979 August 1981 Limann government People's National Party
15 Dr. K. Ocran August 1981 31 December 1981
16 Charles Buadu 1983 1987 Provisional National Defence Council Military government
17 Air Commodore F. W. K. Klutse 1987 1988
18 Nana Akuoko Sarpong 1988 1991
19 Stephen Obimpeh 1992 7 January 1993
August 1994 1996 Rawlings government National Democratic Congress
20 Eunice Brookman-Amissah 1996 1999
21 Samuel Nuamah-Donkor
22 Kwame Danso Boafo 7 January 2001
23 Richard Winfred Anane (MP) 2001 2003 Kufuor government New Patriotic Party
24 Kwaku Afriyie 2003 2005
25 Courage Quashigah 2005 7 January 2009
26 George Sipa-Adjah Yankey 2009 2009 Mills government National Democratic Congress
27 Benjamin Kunbuor (MP) 2009 2011
28 Joseph Yieleh Chireh (MP) 2011 2012
27 Alban Bagbin (MP) 2012 24 July 2012
24 July 2012 7 January 2013 Mahama government
29 Hanny-Sherry Ayitey 14 February 2013 16 July 2014
30 Kwaku Agyemang-Mensah (MP)[4] 16 July 2014 14 March 2015
31 Alex Segbefia 16 March 2015 6 January 2017
32 Kwaku Agyemang-Manu 28 January 2017[5] incumbent Akufo-Addo government New Patriotic Party

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Steinburg, S. (2016). The Statesman's Year-Book: Statistical and Historical Annual of the States of the World for the Year 1960. p. 295.
  2. ^ Ashitey, Gilford A. (1994). Disease Control in Ghana (PDF). Accra: Ghana Universities Press. p. 11. ISBN 9964301960. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  3. ^ Tagoe, George. "Genesis Four". Google Books. Trafford Publishing. Retrieved 19 January 2015.[self-published source]
  4. ^ "KNUST churns out 1, 287 nurses". GhanaHealthService.org. Ghana Health Service. Retrieved 30 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Nana Addo swears in 12 ministers". Ghanaweb. Ghanaweb. 28 January 2017. Retrieved 14 November 2017.