Kwasi Odoi Agyarko is glad that the United Nations has honoured him. This Ghanaian doctor has been bestowed with the un Population Award for his contribution to increasing awareness about global population problems and suggesting solutions for the same. Agyarko, who is also the executive director of Rural Help Integrated in Ghana, was presented with the prize at a ceremony held at the un headquarters in New York. His achievements in promoting community-based reproductive health services in his country was recognised. Agyarko's organisation has made progress towards the promotion of women to leadership positions in population policy matters.