(Picture insert: Dr. Thomas Mensah (in suit) with the Ghana AeHs team)
The Africa eHealth Solution Ghana team met with Dr.Thomas Mensah, an American -Ghanaian citizen recently at Accra, Ghana. Dr Thomas Mensah is a Chemical Engineer and was a co-inventor of the fibre optic technology- a technology that revolutionised the internet. He is also a member of the American Academy of inventors.
Speaking with the team, Dr. Thomas commended the work that Africa eHealth Solution is doing by being innovative with ICT in the health care front in Africa. He further expressed the optimism that innovation is the key to solving most of the problems and challenges of the country. Investing in innovative healthcare and transportation are key to transform Ghana’s economy”.
He is currently in Ghana and helping in a project for developing and implementing a high speed rail connection system for the country.