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Profile Of Dr Dennis Addo: Political Messiah for Atwima Nwabiagya South Constituency

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Dr. Dennis Addo, aspiring Member of Parliament for Atwima Nwabiagya South Constituency in the Ashanti Region on the ticket of the ruling New Patriotic Party has been a member of the New Patriotic Party for the past 17 years.

He was a member of the TESCON Branch of NPP at KNUST during its formative years.

After school, he formally joined the party
branch at the Atwima Nwabiagya constituency before it was split into two separate constituencies.

He has supported and actively participated in every party election for the past 15 years, donating cash, motorbikes, computers, and other election-related logistics.

He was instrumental in the record-breaking election results in
the 2016 elections that brought President Akufo-Addo to power.

At the national level, he was instrumental in forming volunteer groups, including the P4C, Loyal Ladies, Volta4Change, Strategic Patriots, and many others.

He currently serves as the National coordination Member of the NPP Medical Team with Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare.

As a medical team coordinator, he has been part of all NPP National congresses for the past 15- years !

 

Dr Dennis Addo, professionally worked as a medical officer in rural communities including Donkorkrom Presbyterian
Hospital in Afram Plain and the Kintampo hospital in Brong-Ahafo regions in Ghana.

In the Public Policy space, Dr Dennis was appointed to the Board Member of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Ghana, by President Akufo-Addo in 2017, with the mandate to help reform the NHIA to provide Social Health Insurance and Financial Risk Protection for all Ghanaians.

Dr. Dennis is a member of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons and recently graduated with a Masters degree from Harvard University.

In addition, he was an Edward S. Mason and Adrian Cheng Fellow at Harvard University.

As a Cheng Fellow, Dennis is currently piloting Wala Digital Health, an innovative digital marketplace for blood donation, processing, and delivery, to tackle the fatal consequences of blood
shortages in Africa.

Dr Dennis obtained his undergraduate and medical degrees from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science
and Technology and postgraduate degrees from the University of California Berkeley. He is also a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurship Program.

 

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