R.I.P Final funeral rites for Dr Mary Grant slated for October 21

According to sources in the family, Dr Mary Grant died on Sunday (September 18, 2016) at the 37 Military Hospital in Accra.

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The burial service of Ghana’s first female doctor Dr Mary Grant has been scheduled for Friday, October 21.

This will be held at the State House. The burial service of the former Member of the Council of State will be preceded by a worship and song service at the Calvary Methodist Church at 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 19.

There will be no wreath laying ceremony. She will be buried at a private burial followed by the final funeral rites at the State House.

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The general public will be allowed to file past her body at 7am on Friday, October 21.

Dr Mary Grant was a former member of erstwhile Provisional National Defence Council (PNDC).

She entered politics after she was appointed Deputy Secretary for Health in 1985 during the PNDC era.

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She championed the fight for a better welfare of all categories of health workers. She was also involved in drawing guidelines for drawing guidelines for the party structures at the grassroots.

She was also part of Ghana’s delegation to the Beijing Conference on Women’s Rights.

According to family sources, she passed away on Sunday, September 18 at the 37 Military Hospital, aged 88.

She left behind six children and four grandsons.

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