Profile of Dr. Sylvia Deganus - Watch Now

Let's meet Ghana's tireless gynecologist! MHC highlights Dr. Deganus' exemplary service as one of only 5 female gynecologists in Ghana's public health system. She speaks candidly about her impressions and the challenges of maternal health in Ghana, and about her service at the Tema General Hospital which delivers over 8000 babies yearly.

Dr. Sylvia Deganus

Dr. Sylvia Deganus is one of 5 women gynaecologists working in Ghana's public health system. "I've always tried to be the best in whatever I do" says Dr.Deganus. She works at Tema General Hospital, which takes delivery of over 8,000 babies yearly. Her dedication to saving lives was recently recognised by the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), with a prestigious award. She strongly advocates for more women to join the profession. "The world is at their feet. They can do anything they want to do as long as they put their heart to it.