Hussein Alhaji Yakubu, MBChB

Class of 2016


Hometown: Wa

Region: Upper West

Medical School: University of Ghana Medical School

What made you choose EM as your specialty?  I always had a personal interest in managing medical/surgical emergencies. Additionally, I wanted to be part of a new and growing generation of emergency medicine physicians in Ghana hoping to promote emergency and trauma care in sub-Saharan Africa

How can EM help Ghana?  Road traffic accidents have claimed numerous lives. I believe EM in Ghana can help reduce the associated morbidity and mortality. EM can also help improve disaster preparedness and management in the country

What are your research areas of interest?  Profile of preventable trauma deaths, Ear, nose and throat emergencies