Kwaku Agyeman Manu , Biography
Kwaku Agyeman Manu is currently the Minister-designate for Health and also a Member of Parliament for Dormaa Central Constituency for the new Akufo-Addo administration ( 2021 ).
Date of Birth
September 6, 1955
He is a product of the University of Ghana where he had his Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and Statistics.
He also attended the London School of Accountancy where he chartered as a management accountant.
He was the acting CEO of the National Health Authority in 2006, and also the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economic Planning under the Kufour administration, 2001 to 2008.
He also worked as a Financial Controller, Toyota Ghana Company LTD, Accra.
He is an affable and astute politician and served in various leadership positions in Government between (2001-2009).
He served as Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Interior, Finance, Roads and Transport, Transport and Communication and also served briefly as the Ag. Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority.
He was elected an MP for Dormaa Central Constituency when his party went into opposition.
His leadership skills and competence made him the choice to be initially the Vice-Chairman and later as 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.
Kwaku Agyeman Manu is a highly skilled professional and politician. He is the Minister for Health for the Republic of Ghana and also the Board Chairman for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) headquartered in Geneva.
He has quite recently been elected as an alternate member of GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation)
Prior to taking up the position of a Deputy Minister in Former President Kufour’s administration, he was the Director of Finance for Toyota Ghana Co. Ltd.