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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

John Kufuor is special envoy for tropical disease

Mr. John A. Kufuor
Former Ghananian President, Mr. John A. Kufuor, has been honoured by the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) as the organization’s new special envoy, reports MarketWatch.
NaijaAgroNet gathered this was to honour the former president for his political and humanitarian achievements in Africa and beyond.
Dr. Neeraj Mistry, Managing Director of the Global Network expressed the organization’s delight to have President Kufuor joining the cause of the organization.
"His record of progress in human development for the people of Ghana and globally speaks for itself,” Mistry said.
John Kufuor in his response affirmed that NTDs is a major factor in improving health systems and reducing poverty in endemic countries.
"I am delighted to apply my experience in improving health, nutrition, and food security programs in Africa to work with governments around the world," he said.
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