Dr Raphael Nyarkotey Obu has received an Honorary Award at the 1st FN Business Awards held on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Golf Suites Hotel, Kisseman.
The Founder of Men’s Health Foundation received the ‘Rising Young Medical Star/Writer Personality Award’ for his unparalleled contributions to alternative medicine and Prostate Cancer National Policies.
According to the organizers of the FN Business Awards, Dr Raphael Nyarkotey Obu through Men’s Health Foundation has contributed immensely to prostate cancer advocacy at the national level.
His citation reads;
“As a young prostate cancer Researcher and a registered Holistic Medical Practitioner you have made a mark for yourself in this country and beyond.
It is extraordinary at your young age to be appointed as a research professor of Prostate cancer and Alternative Medicine at Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine, Larnaca city, Cyprus at age 31.
You have also proven beyond doubt that alternative medicine also has a feature and it is the new era of medicine bringing science to the medical community.
This you were also appointed the National president of the Alternative Medical Association of Ghana (AMAG) as you have become the household name in this field and prostate cancer
This is as a result of your extensive Prostate Cancer Research, awareness, advocacy and national policies. Your articles are widely read and have created immersed contributions towards prostate cancer in Ghana and beyond.
It is extraordinary as a young man from Dodowa to beats all odds to get to national recognition and nominated amongst Ghana40under40 young achievers for 2017.
You were also honoured with the Nigeria Legend Award and pick the Young Health Research Personality Award also in 2017.
This is a feat worth celebrating at Ghana 60years on.
We are at FN Business Award recognized your immersed contributions towards prostate cancer and holistic medicine in Ghana and we conferred on you this honorary award as the rising young medical personality star Award at Ghana at 60 celebrations.”
Dr Raphael Nyarkotey Obu who doubles as a writer and Researcher in his acceptance speech expressed his utmost gratitude to the organizers for the honour conferred on him.
He also advised all men to regularly check their prostate cancer status.
Meanwhile, the FN Business Awards is an annual scheme that has been instituted by FN Network to recognize and celebrate growing Ghanaian Businesses, SMEs, Startups, and Personalities making great impacts in Ghana.