George Wireko-Brobby

Prof Dr Sir Brobby was born in 1942 in Ghana. He studied at the University of Marbug, West Germany from 1964 to 1973. He graduated in Medicine and Dentistry by a double doctoral Dissertation with Magna cum Laude in both areas. George Wireko Brobby is a Professor of Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) and past Dean of the School of Medical Science KNUST Kumasi Ghana. He is the current President of the Ghana Postgraduate College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is a teacher at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and internal assessor at the West African College of Surgeons and the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons in his field of Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery. Prof Brobby was appointed as a WHO Consultant on Prevention of Deafness and Hearing Impairment in 1996. He has travelled far and wide and collaborated with Institutions, ENT Department of Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Sheffield, UK, Liverpool, UK, Universities of Ulm and Dusseldorf, Germany, Cyprus, New Delhi, India and Malta. Sir George is Associate Editor in the Journal of Hearing International, Japan and a member of the Editorial Board of the Ghana Medical Association. He is also a co-Editor of the British Medical Journal - African Edition and a member of the AdvisoryBoard of KNUST Journal. His international experiences include his appointment as the President Initiative for Deaf Education in Commonwealth countries from 1990-1998, Secretary General of the Pan African Federation of Otolaryngological Societies (PAFOS), culminating in his election as President of PAFOS form 1999-2004.

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Meningitis is a medical emergency requiring a rapid diagnosis and an immediate transfer to an institution supplied with appropriate antibiotic and supportive measures. This book aims to provide general practitioners, paediatricians, and specialist physicians with an essential text written in an accessible language, and also to highlight the differences in pathogenesis and causative agents of meningitis in the developed and the developing world.

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