Family Health Medical School wins sexual, reproductive health quiz
By: KITNES Date: Dec 04, 2018 at 2:00am
Family Health Medical School, the premier private Medical school in Ghana, has emerged the winner of Sexual and Reproductive Health Quiz, including HIV/AIDS held at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra on Friday, November 30, 2018.
The competition was held among Medical, Nursing, Public Health, and Allied Health Science schools within the Accra Metropolitan area, and was in line with this year's World AIDS Day celebration.
The quiz was aimed at educating upcoming health workers on the issue of HIV/AIDS on the back of reports of an increase in the prevalence rate of the disease among the youth.
Participating schools included the University of Ghana Medical School, Family Health Medical School, Accra College of Medicine and the University of Ghana School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences.
The quiz was organised and hosted by SCORA, Federation of Ghana Medical Students Association (FGMSA) and International Federation of Medical Student Association (IFMSA).
The School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences of the University of Ghana came second; the University of Ghana Medical School came third; while the Accra College of Medicine took the fourth position.
Contestants from Family Health Medical School included Simon Sackitey, Dilina Osita, and Emmanuel Ohakpougwu.
Family Health University College comprises a Specialist Hospital, Nursing and Midwifery School, and a Medical School.
The Medical School offers both Graduate and Regular Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) programmes, and students are enrolled from Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Britain, Canada, United States of America, and Pakistan.