Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Minister of Health, Ghana

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He brings to the Ministry his profound leadership experience, serving as Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Interior, Finance and Economic Planning, Roads and Transport, Communication and also as the Ag. Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority. He also held the positions of the Vice Chairman and later of the substantive Chairman for the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament where he distinguished himself and excelled by unearthing several financial malpractices in Ghana’s Public Accounts. He is recognized as an executive member of the West African Association of Public Accounts Committee (WAAPAC), the Commonwealth Association of Public Accounts Committee (CAPAC) and the African Region Public Accounts Committee (AFROPAC). 

He was the Board Chairman for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) headquartered in Geneva. He has been elected as a Board member of GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization) representing Anglophone Africa. Prior to taking up the leadership position at the Government, Mr. Agyeman-Manu worked as Finance Manager at Mim Timber in the Brong Ahafo region and subsequently the Director of Finance for Toyota Ghana Co. Ltd. 

He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics at University of Ghana and attended the London School of Accountancy where he chartered as a management accountant. 

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