The pan African icon award is an honorary award for individuals who have paved a way for others in their respective fields. These leaders have positively impacted Africa hence they are worthy to be celebrated and this year was no different as Dr Kenneth Egwuda was awarded 2022 “Pan African Icon of Medical Renaissance award” on the 19th of August, rewarding excellence.

Dr. Kenneth Egwuda (IVF Specialist, Consultant Gynaecologist), is currently the CMD/CEO of Alps Hospitals and Diagnostics. The organizers of the prestigious awards, Youth Partnership for Africa’s Development (YOUPAD), described him as the resurgent hope for the youth dream in Africa.

The well-deserved award is in recognition of his giant strides and immense contributions to the growth and development of the healthcare delivery system in Plateau State and Nigeria at large. He is widely recognized as a capacitated influential leader, a vastly experienced consultant gynaecologist and the force behind the resurgence of modern medicine in the state.

In the letter of recognition by the President of YOUPAD, he extols Dr Kenneth Egwuda for his leadership ideology and high entrepreneurship excogitation. He also commended him for his hard work and dedication to humanitarian service via the health sector.

Receiving the award, Dr Kenneth Egwuda, thanked them for the prestigious honour and commended the body for its strident commitment to promoting responsible youth and leadership development in Africa. 

He remarked: ‘‘Thank you for your interest and honour. I’m further encouraged to contribute even more to supporting responsible youth development in Africa.”

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