On Saturday, June, 1st 2024, Klinataps College of Health and Allied Sciences has held its 3rd graduation ceremony at the campus in Klagon, in the Greater Accra Region.

The ceremony was a significant milestone for Klintaps College, reflecting its commitment to training skilled health professionals and contributing to the development of Ghana’s healthcare sector.

The event marked the graduation of 193 students across three academic disciplines which were graduates, 36 earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Science, 115 received a Bachelor of Science in Diagnostic Sonography, and 42 graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science.

The president of the college, Prof. Harold S. Amonoo-Kuofi, announced ongoing efforts to provide postgraduate opportunities. He mentioned that both the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) and the University of Cape Coast (UCC) are reviewing their curricula for postgraduate studies, with hopes to admit students for the 2024/2025 academic year by the end of November 2024.

Prof. Amonoo-Kuofi also emphasized the financial challenges of running a private health university and revealed plans to establish the Klintaps School of Medical Science by the end of 2024.

Prof. Philip Gorleku, the founder of Klintaps College of Health and Allied Sciences congratulated the graduates and praised them for their achievements.

He highlighted that the college has trained 370 healthcare professionals since its establishment, contributing significantly to Ghana’s allied health workforce.

He explained that Klintaps is doing well in helping the government achieve his Agenda 111 that a lot of hospitals would be established.

To him, health professionals are scares in this country so Klintaps is going to provide us with quality health professionals in all these hospitals and health institutions.

“Some of our students complete school and establish their own hospitals like Dr. P. K. Owusu who is saving lives to support our mother Ghana. No one completes Klintaps without getting work to do so we encourage everyone to come to Klintaps for quality education.”

Dr. P. K. Owusu, the Chief Executive Officer of Grace Phyto Clinic and Medical Diagnostic Solution and alumnus of Klintaps College of Health and Allied Sciences advised the general public especially health professionals to upgrade themselves in their field of work to improve quality work delivery. He called the members of herbal industries to continue learning because science is dynamic and new things are learned on a daily basis.

Dr. P. K. Owusu who was speaking in an interview with the media at the 3rd congregation of Klintaps College of Health and Allied Sciences at Klagon, Accra admonished the health workers to be mindful of their attitude at work and desist from unprofessional behaviors at workplaces.

According to him, his staff at Grace Phyto Clinic and Medical Diagnostic Solution always learn to improve upon their performances which is helping them to perform so well that our patients can testify themselves.

He seized the occasion to advise health workers to do what they can do and refer cases that are beyond their control to their superior or mentor because human lives are very important and, hence should not be joked with.

The best-graduating student in BSc Medical Imaging Science, Ms. Lois Bridget Adjei Tawiah, expressed gratitude on behalf of her fellow graduates. She urged her peers to be ambassadors of Klintaps College, showcasing their skills and knowledge acquired to the world.

BY: Beyonce Diamond Kpogli

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