YALE UNIVERSITY CONFERS AN APPRECIATION ON FORMER PRESIDENT JOHN AGYEKUM KUFUOR
Yale University has conferred an appreciation on former President John Agyekum Kufuor in recognition for his launching the Ghana Research scholars program in conjunction with the university, and for facilitating research exchanges, and improving health in Sub-Saharan Africa last Friday.
Mr. Elijah Paintsil, Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases), pharmacology, public health and management at Yale University who also as the Chief of Pediatrics infectious diseases and global health at Yale school of medicine who presented the citation on behalf of the President and offices of Yale University in an interview with the media mentioned that the Ex-President extended his support to help train people every summer to become scientists.
He added that through the Yale Noguchi joined the patent program, there has been a lot of federal and US government funding and support hence the need to celebrate the Ex President’s vision for his selfless support.
On his part, the Ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor expressed his profound gratitude to the institution for the honor. Touching on the progress of the state, he said the state wasn’t doing badly but it is high time the citizens accept the concept of public-private partnerships.
Ex-President JA Kuffuor further urged the state to create space for individuals who are capable of assisting to contribute their quota to enlarge its benefits for all.