Ghana’s foremost Prostate Cancer and Natural Medicine Researcher, Dr. Raphael Nyarkotey Obu, has become the youngest Professor in recent times at 34.
The renowned Prostate Cancer and Natural Medicine Researcher was honored with the honorary Professorship in Research into Naturopathic Urology.
Honorary Professors are expected to give regular guest lectures or contribute to research, so as to advance the quality of teaching and research at the University.
At official and ceremonial events, Honorary Professors are considered the university professors and may also make use of all the University’s facilities.
The colorful ceremony was held at the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in Kumasi.
The conferment was done by The Vinnytsia State Pedagogical University in Ukraine.
Established in 1912, Vinnitsa State Pedagogical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Vinnytsia (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Vinnytsia Oblast.
Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Vinnitsa State Pedagogical University (VSPU) is a coeducational higher education institution.
Vinnitsa State Pedagogical University (VSPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study.
Dr. Nyarkotey was honored as a result of his research and innovation of his Breakthrough Men’s Formula for Prostate Health & Immune booster.
Dr. Nyarkotey Obu has defied all odds from an obscure Dangme land in Ghana to globally recognized individual through hardwork and determination, winning him the prestigious 40 under 40 Achievers Awards in the education category.
He is a CNBC AABLA 2018 West Africa Innovator of the Year Finalist, Sandton South Africa, AIDF Africa Innovator of the Year Finalist, Nairobi, Kenya, 2019. Upon all the criticism and challenges he has excelled in his journey to the top.
He was also recognized in Nigeria by the Optimum Health Foundation with the Nigeria Legend Ward in 2017 for his crusade against prostate cancer, won the FN Business Award Best Researcher in Prostate Care, 2018, Akomfra Best Gadangme Young Achiever, 2018 and many uncountable accolades.
Dr. Nyarkotey is a renowned and Ghana’s leading Holistic Medical Practitioner who has specialized in Prostate cancer and Men’s Health issues.
The story of Prostate cancer research and Natural Medicine in Ghana and Africa cannot be told without his name.
He is a young man of many parts: Scholar, science writer, innovator, inventor, scientist, author, columnist, researcher, medical entrepreneur, change maker, leader and a theologian.
His medical profession started as a professionally trained medical Sonographer from Radford University College, Ghana, with a special interest in Urological ultrasound and power Doppler.
His prostate cancer pathway started after he studied the first ever Master’s program in Prostate cancer at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
He was recognized as one of the most successful students by the alumni connects office of Sheffield Hallam University in the UK.
Dr. Nyarkotey completed his PhD in Alternative Medicine at the Indian Board of Alternative Medicine, Kolkata, India, and had his Postdoctoral training in Holistic Medicine at Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine under the supervision of Dr. George Georgiou where he researched into the Hibiscus plant for treatment of prostate cancer.
He is a fellow of the African Young Leaders Fellowship Program (AYLFP) and also holds Executive Mini-MBA in Leadership and Management from the Accra Business School.
Dr. Nyarkotey is a fellow of the Nigerian Council of Physicians of Natural Medicine, Member of the Boardroom Institute, Life Member of the Scholars Academic and Society (SAS), India and won the SAS Best International Traditional Medicine Researcher, 2019, Guwahati, Assam, India.
Dr. Nyarkotey is also a member of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), Prostate cancer Transatlantic Consortium (CaPTC) Scientist, University of Florida, USA, African Organization for Research and Training in Cancer (AORTIC),
He has published close to five (500) hundred articles in leading Ghanaian newspapers. He has also published over twenty (20) peer reviewed scientific articles in journals.
In 2019, his research publication on the toxicity of colloidal silver water as an alternative to antibiotic made waves and was published under the prestigious silver edge.com as the third clinical studies in animals to prove the safety of colloidal water and the first such study in Ghana.
He authored the book “Prostate Health: What every Man Must know before and After 40years-straight talks for black men.
A resource book used by Oheneba Ntim Barimah on Oman FM to educate the public on prostate cancer.
As a columnist with the Chronicle, his column is highly read on Fridays and close to two million readers have accessed them on modernghana.com.
He has pioneered the first alternative medicine journal in Ghana called the Ghana Alternative Medicine Journal (GAMJ), to publish scholarly papers in the field of alternative medicine.
Nyarkotey College of Holistic Medicine
He established the first ever Naturopathic Medical School in Ghana and Africa; Nyarkotey college of Holistic Medicine.
The college being the first ever Naturopathic Medical School has started a serious public awareness on alternative medicines.
The college is fully accredited by the Traditional Medicine Practice Council of the Ministry of Health. The college is affiliated to Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine, Larnaca city, Cyprus and The University of America.
RNG Medicine Research Lab
Today, as a scientist, innovator and researcher, his research into prostate cancer and Natural Medicine has led to the establishment of the RNG Medicine Research Lab, at Tema community 18. The center is the first in the country to focus on research into prostate cancer and natural medicines.
His research has led to three products which have passed analytical tests at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and approved by the FDA and are now available on the market at all leading pharmacy shops in Ghana.
The products are: Men’s Formula for Prostate Health, Women’s Formula for General Women’s Health and Nyarkotey Tea for Cardiovascular Health.
His prostate product has fourteen ingredients and Bioenergized which is a novelty from the other prostate products on the Ghanaian and world Market.
Today, thousands of Men have benefited from the Men’s Formula for their Prostate Health.