Dr. Yovanna Ploeger-Cobas Pinto comes to Family, Child & Associates with experience in Family Medicine and Women’s health. A trained physician from Cuba, Dr. Yovanna did her social service requirement in rural Cuba for 2 years, providing everything from delivering infants, routine service to families who had little access to health care to all urgent care. Her background has a strong prevention focus on respiratory infections, gastroenteritis (diseases found in the tropical areas), workplace and home accidents resulting in severed limbs, adolescent pregnancies, alcoholism/tobacco, lung cancer and STD’s.
Upon completion of her social service she returned to Havana where she started specialization training. She did her rotation in hospitals, training in the various disciplines; including ob/gyn, central nervous system disorders, immunization, and early prevention to cervical cancer and breast cancer. She is a board certified Family Medicine Physician.
Seven years ago Dr. Yovanna came to Ghana as part of the Cuba Ghana Physician Solidarity Service Program. Her initial post was in the Upper Eastern region of Ghana in the Bongo District. After 4 years of providing medical care in this rural area Dr Yovanna joins Family, Child & Associates as an Attending Physician and Women’s Health Specialist. She is married with 3 children and resides in Accra. She loves dogs, flowers and plants.