We regret to announce the death of Professor Samuel Kwesi Gaisie on 14th July, 2014.

Sam joined the University of Ghana, Legon, in 1964 as a lecturer in Demography and Statistics.

He obtained his PhD in Demography at the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra in 1973,  with his thesis topic Determinants of Population Growth in Ghana. He returned to Legon, becoming a Full Professor in 1982. From 1984 until 1993 he worked at the  University of Zambia, and from 1993 to 2001, at the Department of Demography, University of Botswana, before returning to the University of Ghana in 2002.

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