Professor Jacob Plange -Rhule, the former president of the Ghana Medical Associaton (GMA), has been reported dead this morning in Accra, a close source has revealed to mynewsghana.net
According to the source, Dr Jacob Plange-Rhule had underlying health conditions prior to his demise.
He was an Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Department of Renal Medicine and Transplantation, St George’s, University of London. He was a Deputy Director of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana and a Past President of the Ghana Medical Association.
He was also a member of the West Africa College of Physicians, Royal College of Physicians and Ghana college of Physicians.
Professor Plange-Rhule has extensive experience in research, particularly, among populations of African origin, in the fields of hypertension, cardiovascular disease and cardiovascular disease epidemiology. He has engaged in several internationally funded research projects and has published extensively in these areas.