Dr. Emmanuel Maurice Ankrah MD, LLB, LLM, PgCOHS

Head of Medico-Legal Ghana Health Service

Medico-Legal Consultant, Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana

Dr Ankrah holds a post graduate certificate in Occupational Health and Safety from Ghana Institute of Management Public Administration, Barrister at Law from Ghana School of Law. He also graduated from Vinnitsa State Medical University in Ukraine. He has practiced medicine in Ghana since 1998.

Dr. Ankrah is involved in preparing training manuals, seminar and conference materials for training in Medical Law and Ethics for many years. Some areas covered for over the years include Medical Negligence, Confidentiality, Consent, Blood transfusion, Handling of dead bodies. Some institutions he facilitated for medico-legal training are; the Teaching Hospitals (Korle-Bu, Komfo Anokye and Tamale), Quasi Government Hospitals, Medical and Surgical Skills Institute.

Dr. Ankrah is a healthcare practitioner, specializing as a General Practitioner (GP). He was called to the Ghana Bar Association in 2006 and has been practicing Law since then. He is the Managing Partner of KuukuaA Legal Consulting Company Ltd and the head of Medico-Legal Department of the Ghana Health Service. He is also a board member of several organizations.


Informed Consent
Abortion; The Legal Framework – What to Know to Avoid Jail
Patient Confidentiality: The Legal Framework, Ethics and Code of Conduct

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