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Cosmos qualified as a medical doctor in 2009 after which he chose to work in the Northern part of Ghana which has the lowest number of health personnel in the country. During his housemanship he fell in love with caring for children and teaching others to care for them. He eventually trained as a paediatrician, qualifying in 2016. After participating in a training workshop on foundational spirometry he developed the interest to become a trainer himself and is currently being trained and mentored to become a trainer. Cosmos aims to help promote the teaching and use of spirometry in the diagnosis and management of various lung diseases throughout Ghana and Africa.

Cosmos completed his fellowship training in paediatrics with the West African College of Physicians (WACP) in October 2020 and is back to the Tamale Teaching Hospital where he has started an Asthma Clinic to offer evidence-based care for children with Asthma and other respiratory diseases. He is in the process of starting spirometry services in the Tamale Teaching Hospital with support from the PATS. Cosmos also acts as a part-time lecturer with the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University for Development Studies (SMHS, UDS), Tamale and has a keen interest in research.

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