Afua Hesse was born on 11 September in Kumasi. She had her secondary level education at the Wesley Girls' Senior High School in Cape Coast. Then furthered at the University of Ghana Medical School where she trained to become a medical doctor.
She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh , UK, and the West African College of Surgeons as well as a Foundation Fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons . She is also a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS). She holds a Level 8 Diploma of the Chartered Management Institute, London, UK .
She also holds a certificate in Health Management Administration for Senior Health Practitioners from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), a Certificate in Health Management, Planning and Policy from University of Leeds. Let us see her accomplishments.
1.She is the first female Paediatric Surgeon in Ghana
2.She is the first woman surgeon from her alma mater, Wesley Girls Senior High School
3.She is the President of the first Medical Women’s International Association after 91 years in the history of Ghana.
4.She was the first female to serve as Head of the Department of Surgery
5.She is the first Director of Medical Affairs
6.She is the first Head of the Paediatric Surgery Unit
7.She was the first female Honorary Secretary of the Ghana Medical Association
8.She is the first Co-founder and President of the Accra College of Medicine, Ghana’s leading private Medical school who during her tenure saw to the graduation its first cohort of doctors in 2020.
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