Esther Aryee is a Christian and a mother in her mid-sixties, who has four biological and two non-biological children.
She attained her B.Sc. (Hons) Biological Sciences at Kwame Nrumah University of Science and Technology (K.N.U.S.T.) Kumasi and Pg. Dip Medical Sciences at IMR, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland. She is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow after a year study of Infectious diseases at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA. She taught Biology/Integrated Sciences at Federal Government Girls College, Bida, Niger State for six years and Zungeru College of Advanced studies, Zungeru, Niger State for almost two years, both in Nigeria.
She has worked as a scientific officer for the Medical Research Council, a U.K. based company, in Fajara, Gambia. She worked with Ghana Health Service for about twenty years, rose to the highest rank of Chief Biomedical Scientist and was the head of the National Public Health and Reference Laboratory, Korle-Bu for three years. As a public health worker she has worked in all the geographical regions of Ghana with most of the departments under Ghana Health Service. That includes National Malaria Control program, National AIDS Control Program, CDC, WHO, UNICEF, USAID, UNAIDS and WAHO.
She has many publications to her name and is well travelled. She is passionate about caring for people, loves children and was once a Sunday School Teacher at the Protestant Church K.N.U.S.T.
She is currently the head of the Ebenezer Church Medical Team at South Odorkor – Accra and the medical personnel for Jay Foundation.