Ensign College of Public Health holds fourth congregation

Accra – Ensign College of Public Health (ECOPH), affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, has held its fourth congregation to award a Masters of Public Health Degree to its graduates.

The ECOPH, with a mission to produce, share, and implement knowledge, and train leaders to promote community health and prevent disease through equitable partnership, conferred Master’s Degree in Public Health on 20 students made up of 10 males and 10 females.

Addressing the students at the school’s campus at Kpong in the Eastern Region over the weekend, the President of ECOPH, Stephen C. Alder charged the graduates to help improve the health and well-being of people in the sub-region and throughout the world by developing into community-oriented public health professionals, who will be the leaders to advance the science and practice of public health.

Ensign College of Public Health is successful when our efforts make positive differences in the lives of people, their families and their communities, he added.

He said Ensign was committed to a principled approach to improving the quality of life of people and communities and also engage in equitable partnerships with individuals, communities, and practitioners adding that, ECOPH strives for excellence and innovation in education, research, and service.

Mr. Alder advised the graduates to embrace adversity and recognize that, adversity is an opportunity to find the greatness within oneself and utilize that to make the world a better place.

In doing this, not only will you achieve personal greatness, but you will inspire others by your examples to find greatness in themselves.

He also challenged them to commit what they have learnt and gained at ECOPH by using it to change the world for good, adding that, they should be defined by their humility and nobleness.

The guest of honour, Nene Sakite II, Konor of Manya Krobo Traditional area, congratulated the graduates and urged them to be creative, focused and eager to learn to succeed in their endeavours.

He said the community was ready to work with the school to make it an enviable institution.

Source: Ghana News Agency