Naana Akyaa Asante
CEO, Isabella HealthCare Services
Naana Akyaa Asante is a registered nurse with over 27 years of clinical experience in maternal and child health care, home care, and school nursing in the United States and Ghana. She is the founder and CEO of Isabella HealthCare Services, a medical supply company specializing in the provision of disposable surgical packs for hospitals. In the next few years, Naana will be leveraging technology to increase distribution and access to vital healthcare products, as well as the manufacturing of medical devices. As CEO, Naana draws on her vast knowledge to provide strategic, innovative, and purposeful leadership. She believes access to quality health care is a fundamental human right, one that should not be denied to a person because of their geographical location and/or socio-economic status. She strives to inspire her team and form collaborative partnerships that make healthcare products and services affordable, accessible, and available to everyone who needs it. A breast cancer survivor, Naana founded the Embrace Society to replicate her success story through awareness, providing support, and championing advocacy. She is passionate about using her voice to “educate to empower” people to make health care and lifestyle choices that promote SDG 3, Good Health and Well-Being. She is the current chairwoman of the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Ghana, a board member of the Federation of Africa Medical Equipment, Disposable, and Device Manufacturers and Suppliers, and a former board member of the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital.
What Naana can offer other fellows:
Naana can share her understanding of the healthcare industry through her experience as a nurse with over 27 years of experience in New York and Ghana, her role as a hospital board member, a current board chair, and as the CEO of a healthcare services company. Naana is a good communicator and a passionate advocate and can share these shills with others.
Connect with Naana on social media:
Personal LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/isabella-naana-akyaa-asante-936a32219