Medical conference to empower students slated for September 29

By
Kwamina Tandoh, GNA
    

Agona Swedru (C/R) Sept. 12, GNA – Coasts and
Scrubs in collaboration with The HuD Group has announced the second edition of
the A++ MEDIC: Start Right, End Big Conference to be held on Saturday,
September 29, 2018 at the SMS Auditorium at the University of Cape Coast.

The inspirational and empowering conference is
aimed at orienting students from various health-related programmes as well as
to set them on a path to becoming holistic and exceptional health
professionals.

The conference would also help them to
recognize and take advantage of the various opportunities university education
provides them.

In an interview with the Ghana News Agency, Ms
Adwoa Boatemaa Bonsu, the Head of Coats and Scrubs said such conferences
targeting students cannot be overemphasized, as the field of healthcare is fast
evolving.

She said: “this requires that up-coming professionals
are adept in the dynamism in order to keep pace and compete on a global scale.

“That is to say, that the days of
strait-jacket healthcare practice is long gone, thus those desire to be
outstanding are not just excellent intellectually, or A students as we call
them, but holistic. This is what we call the A++ Medic”.

Ms Boatemaa Bonsu said the conference would be
addressed by healthcare professionals namely: Dr. William Okyere-Frempong,
Acting Medical Superintendent of the LEKMA polyclinic, Justine Boatemaa
Coomson, Innovations for Poverty Action, Mr Benson Owusu, Clinical Advisor at
the Vodafone Healthline and founder of the Quik medical consult and  Laud Anthony Basing, CEO and founder of Incas
diagnostics.

She said areas that the conference seeks to
cover include: mission and purpose statement; goal setting, the successful
academic life, the holistic medic, key areas to develop before graduation and
challenges to expect and how to deal with them. 

Coats and Scrubs Network is a registered
Association under the Office of the Dean, University of Cape Coast. The
association has the aim of providing complete resources, inspiration,
opportunities and information for students enrolled in healthcare programmes.

The Association was founded in 2017 as an
offshoot of Coats & Scrubs – a social enterprise with the same vision- as a
means of increasing its student reach.

The HuD group is a dynamic international
Christian organization with the vision of creating a network and a movement of
inspired, informed and invigorated people of Godly influence by engaging
hearts, enlightening Heads and empowering the hands of emerging leaders for
societal impact and God’s Glory.

GNA

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