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Samuel Adu-Gyamfi
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
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The contribution of women to the development of societies and medicine around the world cannot be overstated. Their contribution to medicine is great; this is seen, in particular, in their role among other physicians, obstetricians, nurses, herbalists, and assistant physicians. Despite the significant contribution of women to medicine and health care, the have often been largely omitted in the history of medicine and other scientific literature. Therefore, my study contains an obvious novelty: the urgent need to consider the diverse role of women in the history of Ghana's health care, hence my recent empirical study on the contribution of women to biomedical care in Obuasi, in the Asante Region of Ghana.
Keywords women   contribution   biomedicine   health care   Obuasi   Ghana
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