Eastern Star Awards Winners 2018

Dr. Edward Atter Narh (Nabita) (Osagyefo Award – Health (Personality))

Dr. Edward Atter Narh was born on 1st August 1939 at Odumase Krobo in the Eastern Region of Ghana. After completing his secondary education at Accra Academy in 1958, he worked for a while at the Auditor General’s Department, before obtaining a scholarship in 1961, to study medicine in Ukraine. In 1967, he completed his medical training and returned to Ghana. Within a period of 11 years, he worked at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Worawora Governement Hospital, Kete Krachi Government Hospital, and the Tema Government Hospital.

In partnership with his wife, they established the Narh- Bita Hospital in 1979 at Tema. And in 2004 they opened the Narh-Bita College, to train nurses, medical laboratory scientists and physician assistants. In
collaboration with the Ghana Football Association (GFA), they also started the Ghanaman Soccer Centre of
Excellence at Prampram to help promote good health for sportsmen and the general public.

Dr. Narh is a member of the following organisations:
Society of Private Medical and Dental Practitioners, Ghana; World Organisation of Family
Physicians; West African College of Physicians (Fellow); Tema Metropolitan Health Committee; Atua
Government Hospital Advisory Board, Odumase Krobo (Chairman); Bible Society of Ghana (Life Patron);
Manyaklo Foundation, an NGO for the development of the Manya Krobo Traditional Area (President).

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