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Emmanuel Nuwokpor Ayim

Emmanuel Nuwokpor Ayim, Ghanaian anesthesiologist, educator.


  • Ayim, Emmanuel Nuwokpor was born on July 15, 1933 in Avenui-Awudome, Ghana. Son of Reuben Kofi and Margaret Afuah (Asamoah) Ayim.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine University Hamburg (West Germany), 1963, D.T.M.H., 1961.


    • Research fellow University Zurich, 1969. Senior lecturer, head anesthesia University Dar-es-Salaam Faculty Medicine, 1969-1971. Member faculty University Nairobi Faculty Medicine, 1971-1983, professor anesthesia, head department, since 1979.

      Private practice, since 1983. Chairman department anaethesia Aga Khan Hospital, Nairobi, 1992-1994. Visiting consultant, anaesthetist in charge high dependency unit, Nairobi Hospital.

      Visiting consultant, chairman department anaethesia, medical director special care unit Gertrude's Garden Childrens Hospital. Visiting consultant, chairman department ananesthesia, medical director Intensive Care Unit, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, honorary consultant Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi Hospital. Visiting professor Khartoum (Sudan) University Faculty Medicine.


    • Author articles in field, chapters in textbooks.


    Fellow Royal College Anaesthetists, Faculty Anaesthesia Royal College Surgeons. Member World Federation Societies Anesthesiologists (vice president), International College Surgeons, E. African Society Anesthesiologists (founder, chairman 3 terms), International University Foundation, Association Physicians E. Africa, Neurological Society Kenya., Uganda Society Anaesthesiologists (honorary).


    • Married Elsie Seyena Hosu-Porbley, May 15, 1976. Children– August, Sewornu, Hiavor.
    • father: Reuben Kofi Ayim
    • mother: Margaret Afuah (Asamoah) Ayim
    • spouse: Elsie Seyena Hosu-Porbley
    • children: August Ayim
    • Sewornu Ayim
    • Hiavor Ayim
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    Born July 15, 1933