Ghana’s First Lady Meets With Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, The First African Female Neurosurgery Resident In Hopkins

By Kwame Dankwah

Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the first lady of Ghana has met with trailblazer, Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, a Ghanaian neurosurgeon making waves across the world.

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Earlier in 2017, YEN reported the inspiring story of Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, who was the first African female neurosurgery resident at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Her story was given maximum media coverage as most people considered a great feat and achievement by all measures.

Mrs Akufo-Addo after meeting the esteemed neurosurgeon, took to her official Instagram page to announce the meeting.

She posted, “I had the pleasure of meeting Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, who is the first black female neurosurgery resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital”.

Madam Rebecca indicated that Nancy was extremely pleased with the prospects that youth of Ghana hold for the future.

I had the pleasure of meeting Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, who is the first black female neurosurgery resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Proudly Ghanaian, she is excited for the possibilities ahead for Ghanaian neurosurgery long term and mentoring girls and women in the sciences, technology and medicine. #GhanaianWomenWhoInspire A post shared by Rebecca Akufo-Addo (@rakufoaddo) on

She believed that this would have a trickling effect on the country.

“Proudly Ghanaian, she is excited for the possibilities ahead for Ghanaian neurosurgery long term and mentoring girls and women in the sciences, technology and medicine”, Mrs Akufo-Addo added.

Source: allafrica.com

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