The President of the Ghanaian Community in Geneva and its environs.

We welcome you to the website of the Ghanaian Community in Geneva (GCG). The Community was formed in 2015 to promote the welfare of and foster unity among Ghanaians living in Geneva and its environs. The formation of this Community was inspired by His Excellency Ambassador Sammie Eddico, who was at the time, Ghana's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the European Offices of the UN, WTO and other International Organizations in Geneva and Vienna.

The Community was formed mainly to promote the welfare of, and foster unity amongst Ghanaians through the organization of social and cultural activities and to complement the efforts of the Ghana Permanent Mission-Geneva in building and promoting a positive image of Ghana through participation in, or contribution to relevant activities.

Ms. Mame-Yaa K. Bosomtwi is currently the Stakeholder Management Office and Gender Equity and Human Rights focal person in the Noncommunicable diseases department at WHO Headquarters in Geneva.  Before joining WHO in 2021, she was the Executive Secretary for the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) from 2018 to January 2021.

Ms. Bosomtwi has professional experience in public health, international development, and private sector; at Biomerieux, a diagnostic company based in France, she was the Africa region Head of Public Health, and at Sanofi, a pharmaceutical company, she was a Global Health Policy Analyst in the office of the CEO. She has expertise in managing health projects and initiatives in rural and urban areas. This includes her role as a program manager for a mHealth project in Ghana called MoTeCH.

Ms. Bosomtwi is a Ghanaian national whose personal, academic, and professional development is built on a solid foundation in public health, partnerships, advocacy, resource mobilization, research, communications, and political science.

She has a Master’s degree in Public Health (MPH) from Columbia University in New York City, and a second Masters in Development in Practice from Science Po, Paris. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Trinity University in Washington, D.C. She speaks Twi, English, and French.


Members of the community

  • Community members attend a GCG and its environs event