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Partnering to Improve Women’s Health - Thinking Globally

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This week’s topic is Partnering to Improve Women’s Health “ Think Globally Act Locally”
Special guest: Dr Beatrice Wiafe Addai, M.D.,PhD Consultant Breast Surgeon;
C.E.O; Peace and Love Hospitals, Ghana 
Beatrice Wiafe  Addai  has been working a Medical officer in Ghana;  since 1989 to the present She has been a Breast Surgeon for the past ten years and a consultant in Breast Cancer Management. 
 From a humble beginning nine years ago, Peace and Love Hospital now serves as a resource Centre for the Diagnosis, treatment, Counseling, Rehabilitation, and Research for Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Hepatitis Infections and Renal Dialysis among others. 
It is through her work and pioneering efforts of developing the infrastructure of Breast Cancer Advocacy, Breast Care International BCI an NGO that seeks to the promotion of Breast Cancer Awareness in Ghana especially in the Remote communities was concerted in 2002 at Kumasi to intensify public awareness on the disease. 
She is the Race Chair for the first ever Susan G. Komen Ghana Race for the cure in Ghana. 
Dr Wiafe addai has been the recipient of many awards 
Some of these include:
1. The International award for Leadership in the Platinum Category, in Paris, France in April 2011.
2. The African Global Person for the year 2011 .
The Peace and Love hospitals in Ghana have been at the ore front in delivering quality care to women in Ghana. They have held educational programs about breast cancer for the community to educate them about the importance of prevention and early screening in saving women’s lives.