Man Arrested For Practicing As A Doctor Without License

Kankam Nkrumah, who works at Yesukrom Medical Centre near Anyinam in Atiwa East District has been arrested for practicing as a doctor without license.

The Eastern Region Police Public Relations Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police ( DSP), Ebenezer Tetteh told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that Mr Bright Atsu, the Administrative Manager of the Medical and Dental Council, accompanied by personnel of the investigative unit of the Council and the police went to the Medical Centre and saw the suspect, Nkrumah sitting in the consulting room prescribing medicine with 15 patient folders on his table.

The folders and one stethoscope were retrieved as evidence.

Mr Atsu and his team were in the Anyinam area to conduct a headcount of Medical Doctors, Physician Assistants and Certified Registered Anaesthetists.