Dr. Asafo-Agyei gets global recognition for Piles treatment

Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong (right) receiving his award

Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong, Chief Executive Officer of Asafo-Agyei Hospital and President of the Archbishop Asafo-Agyei Foundation, has received a global award at the maiden World Changers Summit held in Dubai at Hyatt Regency.

The World Changers Summit was initiated by the American International Theology University & Charisma University as a forum to enhance the lives of top executives and professionals to engage and exchange great ideas which promote long-term partnerships and enhance progressive growth within their respective industries.

Held under the theme ‘New Economy Efficiencies/ Old Economy Relationships’, the Summit sought to create an ultimate global networking platform for professionals and business leaders to be recognised, inspired, and foster knowledge acquisition to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects to achieve sustainable and inclusive economic growth in this phase of a global financial crisis.

Issues deliberated upon included Time Management for leaders; Delegation and Empowerment; Financial Stability Issues in Emerging Markets & Developing Economies; and Organisational Politics. The Summit brought together industry gurus and giant players in top economies of the world. Also present was the Consul-General of Ghana to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Her Excellency Ms. G.S. Bukari who was present to celebrate Archbishop Prof. Dr. Anane Frempong’s success. Also present were some Members of Ghana’s Parliament, who were also awarded.


The citation accompanying Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong’s award paid tribute to him as the first Ghanaian to qualify as an expert in the non-surgical treatment of Piles (Kooko) in 1991.  As the first Ghanaian doctor to non-surgically treat Piles using a method called haemorrhoidectomy, for more than forty decades he has contributed toward restructuring Ghana’s health sector by providing top-notch but affordable healthcare.

He is also a proud recipient of the International Man of the Year 1991, 1992 and International Man of Achievement for 1993 & 1994, conferred on him by the International Biographical Centre (IBC) UK. In May 2000, the IBC selected him for an outstanding scientific award in Cambridge for his contribution to the book ‘2000 outstanding scientists for the 20th century’ which still serves as reference for university libraries across the world. The IBC again in 2017 honoured Archbishop Prof. Dr. Anane Frempong with a World Honours Cup as an indication of his global inspiration for having excelled in his professions and pursuits.

Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong, after receiving the award, declared the recognition as a victory not only for himself but also Ghana. “Having accomplished enormous success in my professional career, it brings a sense of responsibility – in that God has a purpose for every man irrespective of your colour.”

Courtesy call to Consul-General of Ghana to UAE

In a related development, Archbishop Prof. Dr. Anane Frempong paid a courtesy call on the Consul-General of Ghana to UAE, Ms. G.S. Bukari, to express his appreciation to the latter who was present at the awards ceremony to support and endorse the award.

Receiving the Archbishop at her residence, Ms. Bukari recounted that when she saw a Ghanaian was nominated for such a prestigious award, she felt proud and deemed it appropriate to be there with her team to show support. She reiterated the desire of President Nana Akufo-Addo to see Ghanaians excel in their various professions and thus improve the fortunes of Ghana as a country.

She observed such honour will only come when you put in adequate effort at the workplace, within society, and by making impacts in the lives of people, “which I believe Archbishop Prof. Dr. Anane Frempong has rightly done.

“This is an encouragement for him to put in even more effort for other individuals to emulate. As the Consul-Generalm we are here to represent the interest of Ghanaians and will not hesitate to continue giving support to deserving individuals like him.”

She promised to spread the good news of the Piles (Kooko) treatment to the government and good people of Ghana to provide a remedy for the ailment.

Non-Surgical treatment of Piles

On his part, Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong disclosed the Non-Surgical treatment of Piles (Kooko) was introduced 27 years ago, and many people from different parts of the world have contacted the Asafo-Agyei Hospital for treatment as the facility boast the lowest recurrent rate of the piles disease with about 7% now – compared to 20% in other parts of the world as research has shown.

“This treatment is non-surgical (no cutting) and I’ve treated so many people freely in Ghana, which even informed my decision to launch the ‘Archbishop Asafo-Agyei’ foundation recently – to assist in providing quality healthcare, education and missionary work for people as they lack knowledge of the Piles disease, and as such attribute every disease to it. The foundation, as part of its mandate, will educate and provide medical services on the Piles disease to people in Ghana and across the globe through medical tourism.”

He thanked the Consul-General and her team for gracing the event to show support, and gave assurance of continuing to exploit more avenues for the Piles treatment to safeguard Ghanaians and other nationals from this dreadful ailment.

Archbishop Prof. Dr. Asafo-Agyei Anane Frempong is an anointed man of God and founder of the Great Eternal Harvest International Ministry and the Chief Executive Officer of the Asafo-Agyei Hospital – all located in Daaban, a suburb of Kumasi. 

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