75 years of an individual is a significant milestone that deserves special celebration.
It is in this regard that the Chief Executive Officer of Asafo-Agyei hospital, Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong marked his 75th birthday celebration with a series of activities including donations to various orphanage homes in Kumasi.
Archbishop Prof. Dr Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong, Chief Executive Officer of Asafo-Agyei hospital is well-known in the Kumasi metropolis and beyond for his exploits in the medical field with the establishment of the Asafo-Agyei Hospital at Daban-Kumasi where piles are treated without surgery.
For decades in practice, Dr. Asafo-Agyei has attended to, and treated millions of patients from far and near with profound professionalism and care for which he is celebrated globally.
The donation according to the Archbishop was in line with the ‘Archbishop Asafo-Agyei foundation’ set up to assist in providing quality healthcare, education and Missionary activities for people and also to mark 75 years of God’s unflinching blessing to his work on earth.
Items donated included: flat screen Television sets, water heater, gas cooker, disinfectants, First Aid medication, toiletries, bags of rice, cooking oil, provisions, clothes and a lot of goodies.
Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong accompanied by his wife Bishop Mrs. Diana Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong and his team of Pastors and Asafo-Agyei hospital Administrators made the first stop at the Cherubs Children’s home in Santasi-Kumasi.
The team was met by Mr. Bernard Osei Bonsu who paid tribute to Archbishop Prof. Dr. Anane Frempong for having paid his dues on earth as a true philanthropist and thanked him for his generosity.
The next stop was at the Kumasi Children’s home where the team were met on arrival by Mrs. Mabel Boamah, a Supervisor at the home who recalled the numerous donations received from the Archbishop over the years and seized the occasion to urge individuals God has blessed to emulate the Archbishop example to let their blessing shine on others by donating to the needy.
She admitted the orphans just like any kid are vulnerable as such the first aid medication and the various items have come at the right time to promote their wellbeing. Mrs. Boamah thanked the Archbishop and his team and also called on all to support the ‘Archbishop Asafo-Agyei foundation’ to be a blessing to the country.
Speaking in an interview with the Press, Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong revealed he entered the medical field with a motivation to be of help to the vulnerable. “This even informed my decision to go further to research in the treatment of Haemorrhoids (Piles/Kooko) which is a common health condition in our society and as the first Ghanaian Doctor to non-surgically treat the disease I will not renege on my promise to do further research to eradicate this disease in the country and beyond”
He further revealed road to his success as a commitment to invest in education and God’s work underscoring that without Christ nothing is possible in this world. “All these activities informed my decision to set up the ‘Archbishop Asafo-Agyei foundation’ to assist in providing quality healthcare, education and Missionary activities for Ghana and the International Community”.
“Under the foundation, every year we do free health screening for people and we hope to do more with collaborations and partnerships from Individuals and Corporate bodies.
Thanksgiving Service to Climax the Anniversary
A Grand thanksgiving service was held on Sunday at the Great Eternal Harvest International Ministry (GETHIM) church auditorium. It was a memorable day which saw praises/worship and song ministration from the Eternal Praise Choir and other members of the church. Present were Bishop/Pastors and a host of dignitaries who joined Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong to cut the Anniversary cake.
Special Guest was Rev. Dr. Dr. Duncan Nuako who in his sermon urged the gathering to take inspiration from the Archbishop whose work on earth is fulfilled “just like the 7 days God rested”.
Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong in his address described his entire 75 years as a journey of God and hoped the achievements chalked will serve as a motivation for others to do more.
He admonished that in conquering the world one should not be focused on only one objective but strive hard to excel in all areas as he did in his youthful days as a sportsman/footballer to being a medical Doctor and even now as an Archbishop.
Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong
Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong was born at Bekwai in the Ashanti Region in March, 1944.
The 75-year old Archbishop cum medical doctor attended the Presbyterian Primary and Bantama Primary schools between 1951 and 1957, then to Adum Presby Middle School (1956-1959). He proceeded to the Presbyterian Secondary School (PRESEC) at Krobo Odumase now PRESEC Legon (1959-1964), but did his sixth form at Prempeh College between 1964 and 1966.
He gained admission to the University of Ghana (UG) Medical School and earned an MB Ch, B degree in 1972, to become a medical doctor.
He did his housemanship at the Korle Bu (ACCRA) and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospitals before veering into private practice with Dr. O.T Agyemang in 1978.
Two years later, Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei went solo by establishing the Asafo Agyei Hospital at Daban, from where he has attended to, his priorities for decades.
By: Asafo-Agyei hospital