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KNUST School Of Medicine And Dentistry Lauds NAPO



Management of School of Medicine and Dentistry at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology has lauded Energy Minister,Dr.Mathew Opoku Prempeh for donating to the school.

Speaking at a short ceremony to officially present the  instructional items to the school this afternoon,Dean of the School,Prof. Daniel Ansong,  was much grateful to Hon.Mathew Opoku Prempeh for his support to the school.

He noted that ,the current trends in education demands that they use audio visual materials to share information and to teach students.

“Most of our students are technology inclined and therefore the provision of the five television sets was an important gesture. “He told newsmen.

“Now students are technologically inclined and some may even want to present their assignments and projects on screens and therefore the provision of these audio visual equipment is timely and important”, the Dean noted.

Earlier, the Provost of the School of Health Sciences, Professor Christian Agyare received the items and thanked the Minister for the gesture.

He also indicated that more of such donations would be needed and therefore appealed to others to follow suit..

Hon Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh who double as the MP for Manhyia South Constituency in the Ashanti humbly made donation of five flat screen television sets to the School of upon request by management of the school.

Presenting the items at the premises of the School, Dr Opoku-Prempeh said as a former student of the Medical School he deemed it fitting to help with the items.

Hon Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, who is also the Energy Minister, donating the items on Monday, March 20, 2023, noted that the gesture followed an appeal by the school to his office.

” As you might know KNUST Medical School is my alma mater and so I decided to support with some personal funds so that the school could provide modern teaching and learning to students”, Dr Napo noted.

The Minister noted that the current trends of learning and teaching demand that modern equipment are used in carrying out same.

He said previously there were about 27 students in the class at the medical school, adding that things were manageable.

However, he noted that the numbers at the school are higher and therefore the need to deploy advanced technology to cater for the needs of the students.

“The gesture is therefore to help the school to improve its way of providing education to the students who are being trained here and many others who may attend same in future”, the MP stated.


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