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Columnist: PHILIP AFETI KORTO

Emefa Apawu, a female journalist worth celebrating

Emefa Apawu, a female journalist worth celebrating

Nov 2, 2022 | Feature Article

In his song entitled ldquo;God bless the woman rdquo;, Lucky Dube reminds us that we praise heroes every day, but we fo ...

Oct 28, 2022 | Feature Article

Greetings once again K.T. I hope the 22 questions were helpful for meditation and I hope you got some useful lessons ...

Oct 27, 2022 | Feature Article

Greetings K.T. I guess the first episode of my open letter gets to you and I hope you pondered meticulously over the ...

Oct 26, 2022 | Feature Article

Uncle Kobina Tahir Hammond or K.T, as I will refer to you as this piece unfolds, Greetings. I have hesitated ...

Oct 22, 2022 | Feature Article

Introduction Ideally, an outstanding person must be recognized and appreciated in his or her lifetime an ...

Oct 12, 2022 | Feature Article

THERE IS much wisdom and value in the trite assertion that prevention is better than cure. It simply means that ...

Aug 30, 2022 | Feature Article

Since March 6, 1957, Ghana became a politically independent nation but sadly, it continues to be an overly dependent eco ...

Aug 22, 2022 | Feature Article

The chief purpose of tertiary or university education is to train responsible and peace-loving adults who must use their ...

Jul 25, 2022 | Feature Article

Arguably, Ghana is increasingly becoming a banana republic due to the country rsquo;s lip service to technical and v ...

Mar 25, 2022 | Feature Article

Sickness is one of the inevitable things that occur to human beings regardless of their social status a ...

Feb 21, 2022 | Feature Article

Ideally, it is better to honour people and show them gratitude while they are alive rather than give them gold posth ...

Feb 8, 2022 | Feature Article

Agoo, Agoo, Agoo may the heavens and the earth listen to my dirges, eulogies, posthumous and farewell messages to my bio ...

Jan 3, 2022 | Feature Article

Over the years, giving prophesies of panic during 31st December watchnight service to usher in the new or ...

Dec 13, 2021 | Feature Article

Legal Aspects of Ghana rsquo;s National Budget The preparation of the annual national budget is one of th ...

Nov 13, 2021 | Feature Article

It appears to me that some Members of the 8th Parliament of the 4th Republic of Ghana resort t ...

Nov 12, 2021 | Feature Article

Admittedly, the issue of LGBTQI or homosexuality in Ghana has become a topic that has attracted an unending debate ...

About Author
Philip Afeti Korto is a seasoned Public Administrator. He is a professional and astute Health Service Administrator who has been practising for over a decade. He has worked as a Health Service Administrator in the Ghana Health Service for 15 years, where he managed Administration and Support Services at three different hospitals such as Dangme East District, La General and Achimota Hospitals. His strengths are in management, public policy implementation and writing media articles.

He is a prolific writer and a Columnist at www.modernghana.com and www.ghanaweb.com. He is not only a prolific writer but also an all-round writer who writes on different areas especially happenings in society and applying Biblical stories to real life situations. A significant number of his articles have led to solutions for some societal problems.

Mr. Korto has over 100 media articles and few academic publications to his credit. In 2020, he published a chapter entitled, “Managing Policies and Procedures in Healthcare Management” in book, “Health Service Marketing Management in Africa”. The book is listed on Amazon Books. Mr. Korto’s chapter is cited as “Korto, P.A. (2020). Managing Policies and Procedures in Healthcare Management. In Hinson, E.R., Osei-Frimpong, K., Adeola, O. & Aziato, L. Health Service Marketing Management in Africa (1 ed., pp. 225-242). New York: Taylor & Francis Group, LLC".

Philip Afeti Korto holds BSc. Administration (Health Service Administration option) from University of Ghana Business School (UGBS). He also holds a Master of Public Administration from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). He occasionally gives practical lectures at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) upon invitation.

He is an outstanding member of the Association of Health Service Administrators, Ghana (AHSAG). He has published numerous practical articles in the Health Service Manager, the official journal of AHSAG. In November 2019, AHSAG awarded Mr. Korto in recognition of his incessant and significant contributions to the cause and course of the Association.

He takes delight in training up and coming Public Administrators especially trainee Health Service Administrators and students pursuing Health Service Administration. Mr. Korto has trained over 60 Houseman Health Service Administrators.

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