On the afternoon of July 14, Mr. Charles Dwamena, former Deputy Ambassador of Ghana to China, visited our school. Vice President Jin Shengwei attended the meeting, and relevant personnel from the Alumni Office, International Cooperation and Exchange Office, and International Education College participated in the meeting.
Jin Shengwei welcomed Charles and his entourage on behalf of the school, and thanked him for his efforts and contributions to deepening the cooperation between Wenzhou Medical University and Ghana and other African countries over the years. He hopes that he can continue to promote the high-quality medical education resources of Wenzhou Medical University in the future. "Going out" and outstanding international students "incoming" contribute to the school's international cooperation and exchanges. Alma mater is his forever home, welcome to come home often.
Charles said that he missed the five years of studying abroad in Wenzhou Medical University very much, and he would especially like to thank the school for its help and encouragement. The study abroad life at Wenzhou Medical University has provided him with great help and motivation for his growth and career, and it also strengthened his determination to serve the people of Ghana and promote China-Ghana cooperation. At the same time, he said he will continue to deepen the cooperation with his alma mater and boost China-Canada cooperation in the fields of medical education, medical assistance, and talent exchange.
During the visit, Charles also gave a lecture entitled “My China Love” at the International Education College. He was awarded the honorary title “WMU International Education College Outstanding Alumni”.
Charles studied clinical medicine at the School of International Education of WMU from 2007 to 2013 and is an outstanding representative of WMU's alumni of international students. After graduation, he returned to China to devote himself to educaiton for sustainable development and to promote medical care in rural and suburban communities in Ghana. In May 2017, he was appointed as Ghana's Deputy Ambassador to China. Under his promotion and help, WMU signed a cooperation agreement with the Tamali Teaching Hospital in Ghana and established a cooperative relationship in the construction of the Eye Optometry Center, medical assistance, and personnel training. At the same time, Charles actively participated in and promoted the African midwife assistant training program held by WMU in 2018 and 2019. The program played an importnat role in boosting the training of African medical talents and also contributed to improving the health of pregnant women and newborns in Africa.