Information reaching us indicates that the communications educator, Dr. Doris Dartey has passed away after battling with cancer for a while.
Doris who was a member of the Ghana Journalist Association and a consultant was said to have died on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.
A statement issued by her family said Dr. Dartey succumbed to complications of cancer, after a six-year battle with the disease.
She is currently at the morgue pending her funeral which the family says would be done and communicated later.
Dr. Dartey, whose career in communication spanned more than two decades, was a columnist, higher education administrator, media consultant, and a communications strategist.
She was a passionate environmentalist and committed to the cause of social inclusion.
She undertook assignments for donor-funded projects and institutions, including the Nordic Development Fund (NDF), the African Development Bank, the African Union Commission, UNESCO, UNIFEM, GIZ, CIDA, JICA, FAO, the World Bank, STAR-Ghana, EPA, among others.
She also consulted in subject matters of the environment, sanitation, organizational assessment, and corporate research.
Dr. Dartey pursued her Doctorate Degree in Organizational Communication at the School of Communication, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, 1996, and obtained her Masters in International Affairs; Development Communication at the same university in 1992.