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Ghanaian academic and physician

Fred T. Sai is ...

Born 27 Jun 1924 in Accra
Died 17 Sep 2019 in Accra
Age95 years, 2 months

About Fred T. Sai

Frederick Torgbor Sai, (23 June 1924 – 17 September 2019) was a Ghanaian academic and family health physician who co-founded the Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana in 1967. A gender and reproductive health advocate, he was known for his campaigns and education drawing attention to the food and nutrition problems of Africa, particularly of women and children. He served as the Chief Physician for Nutrition and the Director of Medical Services at the Ghana Health Service and Professor of Community Health at the University of Ghana, Legon. He was also a nutrition advisor to the Food and Agriculture Organisation, Africa Region as well as the coordinator for the World Hunger Programme of the United Nations University and a Senior Population Advisor to the World Bank. He was the President and Honorary Secretary of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. In professional circles, he was known as the “Godfather or Father of Family Planning” and sometimes as the “Grandfather of Maternal Health”.


Fred Torgbor Sai died in Accra on 17 September 2019 at the age of 95.The funeral of F. T. Sai was held at the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, Osu.