The Chartered Institute of Logistics And Transport has honoured a journalist, Nana Yaw Nyame Frederick at the Royal Fiesta Hotel in Accra at an investiture and dinner dance organised by the Institute.
The award is in recognition of his contributions towards the growth of the Institute in the areas of marketing, public and community relations
Nana Yaw Frederick Nyame has served the CILT for over 12 years.
He has worked in other capacities in the past with other organizations and has over 20 years’ experience in the media.
He is a graduate of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, and an old student of Bishop Herman College.
Nana Yaw Frederick Nyame was the editor of three journals in the Health sector including the Transport Management Bulletin, EMU News (Estate Management) and the mouth piece of the Health Services Administrators (Ashag Messenger).
Nana Yaw Nyame joined the Ministry of Health Television (MOHTV) as its operations manager (DTV) in September last year.
He has also done a number of research and Television documentaries on the health sector.
Some of his works include the role of ambulances in health care delivery, the role boat in health care delivery in ravine communities and the history of modern scientific medicine in Ghana produced under his mentor, Hon. Fritz Baffour.
A citation that reads, ‘You have worked assiduously as a link between us and the media over the tears to effectively cover the Institute’s programmes and events. Your diligence has resulted in an enhanced image of the Institute in Ghana today,’ was gibe to him in his honour.
In his inaugural speech at the event, the President of CILT-Ghana, Ebo Hammond has indicated that professional education must form part of the building of the skill-set of the nation’s human resources to help graduates fit into all fields of national endeavors for accelerated development.
According to him, academic-oriented universities have also seen the importance of professional education and are collaborating with professionals, incorporating industry attachments as part of their faculty.
“CILT has shown the way in Ghana, with the accreditation of nine institutions, almost all of which are universities.
Ebo Hammond also mentioned that, for a more strategic approach to ensuring a holistic academic and professional education policy, there is the need for the National Accreditation Board to be overhauled and empowered to establish a more comprehensive framework to govern both educational systems.
“We therefore recommend that the structuring and review of the Act of the NAB into an Authority with a wider and higher authority to empower them to implement a comprehensive qualifying framework that takes into consideration both types of the education systems.”
He opined that CILT has remain the only professional body that is focused on end-to-end supply chain resolves to continue to provide professional leadership and support national development through its glocalized professional training programmes.
He said, the Institute is in the process of developing a professional-oriented Masters Programme in Logistics and Transport by partnering selected universities and colleges to offer to the public.
The immediate past President of the Institute Rev G. D. Mensah was full of appreciation to the communication Manager and planner for his immense contribution to the success of his tenure of office.
He urged him to extend same to the new governing council.
By: Prosper Agbenyega