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    UNIS/BIO/725
    27 October 2004

    New Permanent Representative of Ghana Presents Credentials

    VIENNA, 27 October (UN Information Service) -- The new Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV), Kwame Bawuah-Edusel presented his credentials today to Franz Baumann, Deputy Director-General, UNOV.

    Mr. Bawuah-Edusel will also concurrently be serving as Ambassador to Switzerland and the United Nations Offices in Europe. He will be working out of Geneva and Berne.

    Prior to his current appointment, Mr. Bawuah-Edusel was an independent physician contractor with the Dewitt Army Hospital in Fort Belver, Virginia, USA till 2003. He has worked in several other capacities in the course of his professional life including as a private physician partner in Greenbelt Medical Center, Maryland, USA, till 1999. From 1993 to 1996, he undertook his Medical Residency in Family Medicine at Howard University Hospital, in Washington, DC. Mr. Bawuah-Edusel also worked as a Medical Doctor at the Kornfo Anokye Teaching Hospital for two years before proceeding to the USA, where he coordinated clinical trials with the National Clinical Research Center (NCRC), from 1985 to 1993.

    He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana,  in 1979 and a degree in Medicine from the School of Medical Science at the same University in 1983. He is married and has three children.

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