Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi
H.E. Ambassador Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi obtained a Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (ChB) from the University of Ghana, Legon in 1969; and a postgraduate degree in Family and Community Medicine, Venereal Diseases and Family Planning from Glasgow University in the UK.
In 1975, she became Specialist-in-Charge and Head of the Health Committee at the Mamprobi Polyclinic where her work included Maternal and Child Care, Family Planning, Environmental Health and Developmental Health Issues. From 1982 she worked in the Family and Community Medicine Faculty of the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, King Faisal University, Dammam Saudi Arabia until she returned to Ghana in 1999. She became the Deputy Program Manager of the National HIV/AIDS/STI Control Program (NACP) of the Ghana Health Service. She was actively involved in HIV prevention and treatment; Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMCTH); and Adolescent Reproductive Health. She was part of core groups that produced training manuals. She served on the Council of the University of Ghana for 8 years, the Council of the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences for 4 years, as High Commissioner of Ghana to Sierra Leone for 5 years, and Director General of the Ghana AIDS Commission for 2 years.
She is a Fellow of the West African College of Physcians (FFWAP). She is a founding Fellow of the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (FGCPS).