Dr. Frank Owusu-Sekyere BSc, MBChB, MWACP, FWACP

Consultant Paediatrician

Department of Child Health, KBTH

Dr. Frank Owusu-Sekyere is a Consultant Paediatrician at the Department of Child Health, KBTH, and a Part-time lecturer and examiner at the University of Ghana Medical School. He is also an external examiner at the Family Health Medical School and Accra College of Medicine, and a columnist in the weekly Mirror Newspaper (in Ghana) where he features as the Mirror doctor, educating the public on pertinent health issues and recommending healthy approaches to taking care of one's health and ensuring general wellbeing.

Dr. Owusu-Sekyere is the unit head of the Rebecca Akufo-Addo Paediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. His areas of interest are Paediatric Cardiology particularly Echocardiology, Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Paediatric Intensive Care.

He is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians and of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, having undertaken the MTI Africa training programme. Dr. Owusu-Sekyere is the chairman of the Korle-Bu Doctors Association (KODA), the Chapter Secretary of the West African College of Physicians and a Member of the Accreditation Committee of the Medical and Dental Council (MDC) - Ghana. He is also a member of the Greater Accra Divisional Executive Committee of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) and of the Greater Accra Regional Prisons Council, and Secretary of the Paediatric Society of Ghana, Greater Accra. He is the chairman of the CPD Committee, and a member of many other committees in the GMA.

In pursuit of his interests, Dr. Owusu Sekyere has attended many seminars and taken many courses to build his resume as one of the best in his field. Notable of these include WACP/GCS Update Course on Infectious Diseases in Children, Regional AFRA training course on applications of Nuclear Medicine Techniques in Children (Cape Town), General Emergency Care, Infection and Immunity in Children (Keble College, Oxford - U.K.), amongst others. He has also contributed his knowledge to the advancement of healthcare in Ghana, having featured as a speaker at many events and gatherings of health professionals.


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