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Professor Jeff Akvama (Geoffrey Kofi Akuamoa) is African-Danish, the first African physician having worked in three Scandinavian countries, Denmark, Sweden and Norway. He is born Geoffrey Emanuel Reynolds at Accra, Ghana on the 24th of August 1934. His father, Ebenezer Akuamoa-Reynolds, was a minister, died in October 1977 and his mother died at the age of 26 years old in Accra, Ghana. His father, sending him to Europe to study medicine, wanted him to adopt African name so, he changed his name to Geoffrey Kofi Akuamoa. He had three siblings but a brother, Leadbeater, died at the age of 64 in Brazil. He is married to Jennifer Agyeman, who has Jenny’s School of Catering. The school is mounted on a quiet and a beautiful location of perfect calmness, peace and tranquility. The School is designed to discover the hidden knowledge and wisdom of all individuals both young and adults. The school invests knowledge in students worldwide in catering. International affairs now claim the attention of individuals to the culinary art in Africa. It is roofessor ohygienic and healthy. The School teaches students about changes and knowledge of culinary skills to a new level.
Stories emerged where people had crushed pelvis, broken ribs and trauma to the internal organs. During the 1970s, he became more aware of safety belts and urged the development of safety devices. In the 1970s, whilst, Akvama was in surgery at Solrod Strand, Denmark, he often looked through the windows of his surgery to watch patients leaving his packing area with their vehicles. He discovered that patients were struggling with the safety belts inserted in their vehicles and who later turned to him with complaints such as neck and hip disorders. They also reported on minor incidents because of limited movement and rotation of neck and hips due to the rigidity of safety belts. Thus, better safety belts with automatic free movements were fabricated, dropping side effects of safety belts. Today, safety belts are better than before but many improvements are needed because, some have incorrect fitting to the person wearing it because they experience neck irritations and offer limited neck rotation, leading to unfavourable traffic accidents and doubtful insurance claims.
It was maintained that the safety belts were trapping people inside a vehicle instead of keeping people from being thrown around. Short history: George Cayley, from Yorkshire first invented a lap belt in 1800s and in 1913, a French pilot Adolph Pegoud flew upside-down to demonstrate the its efficiency. In 1885, Edward J Claghorn, USA received a patent for a safety belt. The belt was to secure people to fixed objects and not for aircraft or vehicles. However, in 1930s, safety belts were standards on aircraft and in the late 1030s, Walter Chrysler and Preston Tucker adopted the idea. However safety belts would not be standard in cars for another two decades. In 1950s, there were inventions and from 1955, Ford invented lap belt in his cars and in 1958, Saab invented safety belts standard for his Saabs. Swede Nils Bohlin also invented a seat belt for Volvo in 1959. Congress, in 1966, passed a Safety Act that front-seat safety belts must be fitted as standard in cars. During consequent years there have been many car safety seat belts manufacturers & suppliers, the quality being made better every time but more work must be done.
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In 1940s, disposable one size expensive plastic diapers were first introduced but in 1950s different sizes disposable diapers were manufactured and in 1970s they became affordable many people. In 1975, the doctor, Jeff Akvama discovered, indentations in children who visited his surgery due to the knots with loops, small or large of the diapers. The children had subcutaneous impressions at the region of Gluteus Maximus muscle region. The impression could reach 3cm in deepness. These impressions were caused by the babies lying on the loops. This revolutionized the fabrication of diapers from knots with large or small loops and safety pins. New baby diapers were designed with adhesive closure and diaper pins became harmless and less damaging to babies health. People used cloth nappies fastened with buttons or Velcro- a fastener consisting of two strips, one with a dense layer of tiny nylon hooks and the other of loops that interlock with them. Diapers became more environmentally friendly that, manufacturers claim to make the finest disposable diapers. However, in the late 1990s and 2000s people used cloth diapers because of interest in milieu, plastic refuse and waste were increasing. Furthermore, the babies had advantages because they woke when it was wet and toilet trained earlier because they felt unpleasantness of being wet in a cloth diaper and which were less irritatin
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In 1971, Akvama constructed a small wooden box and equipped it with 9V 6LR61 batteries. He connected the positive and the negative ends to acupuncture needles inserted on two different acupuncture points, L.1.4, Hegu and L.1.15, Jianyu on the skin. None of the needles were either positive or negative. Stimulating them he observed vibrations on both needles for about 2-3 seconds. The vibrations ceased. Reversing the process by furnishing the positive end with the negative and the negative with the positive, vibrations occurred for about 2-3 seconds and stopped. By constantly reversing the process from positive to negative and vice versa, vibrations and stimulation occurred. The needles constantly changed polarity. There were elements underneath the skin that changed their polarity every 2-3 seconds. These changes were necessary for the effectiveness of stimulation. The work needed further investigations
Akvama, listening to the music on the radio, Akvama observed that radio sounds, transmitted and seen on Ampere-metre gave distinct fluctuations. He then applied a stethoscope on his heart and connected it to radios amplifier. He observed that, the Ampère-metre swings in certain configurations according to the resonances of heart beats, like quick -quick slow- foxtrot, swing, salsa, tango, jazz, hip hop and more. He constructed a box and equipped it with Ampère-metre with which he, at the Department D, the Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark, under the head, Prof. Husfield, conducted a scientific research on the echoes of the heart translated on the Ampère-metre. His "Echo-grapho-metre" used the heart`s sound waves (ultrasound) to mark variations in patterns of wave sounds on the meter to diagnose heart diseases. It did not measure the strength of the current flowing in a circuit but the quality,-largeness, smallness, enormousness,continuousness
Akvama studied at the College of Science and Technology, Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1955; the University Medical School at Zurich, Switzerland 1957 ; the Medical University of Kiel, Germany 1969; the Medical University of Copenhagen, Denmark 1971 In Denmark, he changed his name to Jeff Akvama; He also studied at the Medical University of Oslo, Norway 1990. Appointments: He worked at various hospitals fields including, General Surgery, Urology, Orthopedic, Pediatric Surgery at the University Hospital of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg Hospital, at the University Military Hospital, Copenhagen Surgical Department, as well as Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Cosmetology, Anesthesiology, Psychiatry, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Ear-Nose and Throat Departments, Denmark, from 1965-1971. He always scheduled his time to accommodate his various achievements. In 1971, he was appointed the chief Medical Officer in Sweden, Ankasrum and Oskashamm and returned to Denmark to start his own General Practice at Solrød Strand in 1972. In 1985 he left his General Practice and devoted his services towards Africa. In his vehicle, he was the first African-Danish to drive around cities and villages to give aid to the poor and the under privileged in Ghana because he felt it was his duty and a good thing to do. In 1997, he left Accra, Ghana and travelled to UK, London to study further in the Science of Acupuncture.
From England he left for Sweden in 1988 and where he was employed in Family Medicine at Vårnamo and Gnosjo. In November 7th, 1988, he left Sweden for Norway and worked as a Community Physician from 1988-2003 and for some short period he was Consultant Physician at Norwegian Hydro A/S, Glomfjord from 1991-2003. He retired in 2003.
He demonstrated his ability in education, medical profession and as a humanitarian which brought him far and wide. His support to health systems is encouraging and he equally supports gender strategy, scientific researches of substance for delivery of basic health services as well as new proposals in assisting world health services. He offers his services to the developing world and the western world and tries to find means and ways to narrow the gap between the two "worlds" in terms of medical care. It is his hope that human beings do not relinquish their possession of good will towards all people. Working with people and amongst people has been an essential vitamin of his life. By adhering to his common humanistic principles and dedications towards Society, he seeks to build a road of betterment for all people, seniors and ethnic groups all over the world and especially those who are sweeping into the threshold of life and in whom purposes and choices, shadowed by grief, sorrow and poverty, remain the only means of living.
Honours and Qualifications:
Who’s who in Medicine for Social and Academic Achievements, International Biographical Association, Cambridge, UK; Man of the Year Award in Medicine for Outstanding Achievements and Humanitarian Services, American Biographical Institute, USA; Gold Medal Award for Academic and Medical Achievements, American Biographical Institute, USA; Member of Research Board of Advisors, Cambridge, International Biographical Association; Order of International Ambassador for Social, Medical and Humanitarian Accomplishments, American Biographical Institute, USA; Appointed-H.E (His Excellency) for Supreme Council of Youth Welfare. Noble Laureate, for Dedicated Personal Attainment in the Field of Medicine, 2004, American Biographical Institute, USA; DS.C Degree, issued by Government Parliamentary Board of International University,Colombo,1991;Visiting Professor Degree, International University,1991;PH.D degree,1992; Professor in Education and Academic affairs, International University, Colombo; Biologist ,UK 1956; B.SC degree,Zurich,Switzerland,1957; M.D, Zurich, Switzerland 1964; M.D, Kiel, Germany 1969; MD,Copenhagen,Denmark,1971; .MD Oslo, Norway ,1990; Specialist in General Medicine, National Board of Health, Copenhagen, Denmark, Directive No 93/16EEC,1994; M.B.Ac.A London 1988; LFIBA- Life Fellow of International Biographical Association, Cambridge, England
Prof Dr. Jeff Akvama, PhD
Born: Geoffrey Emmanuel Reynolds on the 24th August 1934 at Accra, Adabraka, Ghana
Prof Dr Jeff Akvama, PhD, DSC