The Multimedia Group’s Fred Kuuku Smith will be honoured at this year’s Humanitarian Awards Global ceremony.

The awards ceremony will take place at the Labadi Beach Hotel on September 18, 2021.

This year, organisers of the prestigious award have introduced a new category, ‘Frontline Covid-19 Heroes’, which seeks to unearth and appreciate outstanding health workers and staff from several institutions who have been very instrumental in the Covid-19 fight.

The letter nominating Mr Smith said, “HAG would like to honour you as a Covid-19 Hero for exhibiting exceptional leadership and undeniable sacrifices for humanity and your actions of restoring hope for the Ghanaian people in the midst of a global pandemic.”

As the Head of the Health Desk, Mr Smith has been at the fore front of reporting on the pandemic since its outbreak in the country in March, 2020.

Other personalities to be honoured alongside Mr Kuuku Smith include; Dr Oliver Commey of the Ghana Infectious Disease Centre (G.I.D.C), Dr Ivy Asantewaa Asante of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Dr Emmanuel Kwadzo Ahiable of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital-Ridge, Dr Hawa Malechi of the Tamale Teaching Hospital and Chief MLS. Lic. Augustine E. Sagoe, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.

Multimedia Group’s Fred Smith to be honoured by Humanitarian Awards Global

The rest are; Also, Dr. Augustina Angelin Sylverken of the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research, KNUST, Dr Mary Amoakoh-Coleman also of the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR), Dr. Eric Wedam of the War Memorial Hospital in Navrongo, Philomina Obeng Donkor of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital-Ridge, Dr. Emmanuel Amankrah of the LEKMA Hospital and Ernestina Wereku of the Kintampo Municipal Health Directorate.

Despite the hardships and health risks, thousands of essential frontline workers continued to serve the populace during the upsurge of the pandemic.

In view of this, organisers of the Humanitarian Awards Global wish to celebrate these unsung health heroes for their selfless contributions to saving lives and restoring hope.



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