Ghanaian Alhassan Issahaku Wins 7 Awards As He Emerges Best Student At School Of Medicine

Ghanaian Alhassan Issahaku Wins 7 Awards As He Emerges Best Student At School Of Medicine

  • A young man named Alhassan Issahaku earned a place in the history books of UDS with seven awards at the university's 24th graduation
  • Dr Issahaku emerged as the best student at the School of Medicine, taking home the Vice Chancellor's Prize for Best Student in MBChB
  • contacted a Ghanaian health practitioner, Dr Amankrah, for his comments on the milestone of Dr Alhassan Issahaku

The University of Development Studies (UDS) in Ghana has graduated the Class of 2023 at its 24th ceremony, where Dr Alhassan Issahaku swept seven awards.

He topped the list of awardees at the history-making graduation ceremony. While he faced many challenges, including this stormy era, he finished triumphantly, boasting the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and highest honours.

Photos of Alhassan Issahaku.
Ghanaian Alhassan Issahaku wins 7 awards as he emerges best student at UDS School of Medicine. Photo credit: @udsvibes.
Source: UGC

The UDS Vibes took to X to highlight and celebrate the momentous accomplishments of the young achiever.

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According to the post, Dr Issahaku bagged the best student at the School of Medicine, where he also won the Vice Chancellor's Prize for Best Student in MBChB, the Registrar's Prize for Best Student in MBChB, and the Dean's Prize for Overall Graduating Medical Student.

In addition, he earned the Ghana Medical Association Prize for Overall Graduating Medical Student, Dr Sory Prize for Best All-Round Graduating Medical Student, the Dean's Prize for Best Student in Surgery, and the Vice Dean Prize for Best Male Student in Pre-Clinical titles.

Speaking to, Ghanaian health practitioner Dr Amankrah, he urged Dr Alhassan Issahaku to keep rising and being excellent.

''First, I'd like to congratulate the batch that graduated from medical school. It takes hard work to get here, so congratulations to them. A special congratulations to Dr Alhassan Issahaku; he's done exceptionally well. He's proof that dreams are possible.''

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When asked what students who aspire to be like Dr Issahaku can do to achieve their dream, Dr Amankrah said:

''In my experience, going the extra mile and doing more than usual—a lot of studies, planning well for the exams alongside determination.
''For the students who just graduated, I urge them to keep being excellent and confident. Congratulations to all of them,'' he told

See the post below:

See how folks celebrated Alhassan Issahaku captured some of the comments, where some people tapped into his blessing.

GhaniKatali mentioned:

Congratulations to him.

Yaw Sammy indicated:

I tap into this. God did

ApalooXoese reacted:

Congratulations Dr Alhassan Issahaku. I hope you deliver well. Don't do and run away from this country.

Michael Humble indicated:

I tapped into this favour and grace, Lord.

Yussif Mashood Abiola Zangoo commented:


Crystal Empress said:

Congratulations to him.

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Issah Alhassan posted:


Rahman Yussif Bamba commented:

Congratulations to u, Dr.

Champre Tina indicated:

Wow, impressive.

George Mintah said:


Lady emerges best female student UDS' School of Allied Health Sciences

Not long ago, reported that Ghanaian Shamsiyatu Abdulai just broke barriers as the 2023 Best Graduating Female Medical Laboratory Sciences Department (MLSD) student at the University of Development Studies (UDS)

She also made history as this year's best female student at the School of Allied Health Sciences (SAHS).

Shamsiyatu earned a 4.58 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), placing her at the top of her class.

Boys who wrote WASSCE exams in same SHS become doctors

Previously, reported that two friends who wrote their West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) together in Ghana have become medical doctors.

The duo attended and studied the same course in a Ghanaian senior high school, where they wrote the West African Examinations Council's (WAEC) WASSCE before heading to the same university.

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