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KBTH to build hostel for cancer patients

Management of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has provided a plot of land to build a three-storey hostel to accommodate parents taking care of their children with cancer at the Hospital.

Quality Improvement receives a boost

Management of the Hospital has inaugurated a 10-member Quality Improvement Central Committee to conduct periodic surveys on the performances of Departments/units in the delivery of care.

Heart Patients Relieved with Installation of Cathlab

Patients who need examination and treatment for heart diseases and conditions which can lead to heart attacks without resorting to open-heart surgery have been relieved. This is because a new Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory (Cathlab) has been installed, with assistance from government, at the Cardiothoracic Centre

First Sky Group Donates GH¢ 2.6M to Korle Bu Renal Dialysis Unit

First Sky Limited, a Ghanaian-owned company engaged in construction, commodities and hospitality, has presented an amount of GH¢ 2million to the Renal & Dialysis Unit to aid kidney patients who cannot afford the cost of dialysis.

The company also cleared the debts of patients totaling GH¢620,000 at the Unit. Additionally, First Sky gave the Unit a brand new Toyota Hilux pickup to be used for its day-to-day transport services.

UDS Presents 2017 draft POW

A three-day meeting has been held for all Units, Departments and sub-BMCs of the Hospital to present their draft Programme of Work (POW) for the year 2017. This is in line with the Strategic Outcome Framework (SOF) instituted by Management of the Hospital.

Korle Bu Signs Agreement with UPMC

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has signed a residency exchange programme agreement with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) USA to train Residents from the Medical Center in the Hospital.

Korle Bu Inaugurates Trust Fund Board of Trustees

The Minister of Health, Mr. Alex Segbefia, has tasked the Teaching Hospitals to devise ways of mobilizing resources to complement government’s efforts in the operations of these hospitals.

As a lower-middle income country, resources that were hitherto provided by our development partners for the health sector have dried-up.

Accra Cancer Registry Inaugurated

“Dedicated efforts of stakeholders will ensure the success of a cancer registry. The registry, will assist the nation make practical interventions to curb the increasing cases of cancer,” the Director-General of the Ghana Health Service,. Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira has said.

He made the observation in a speech read on his behalf at the inauguration of the Advisory and Technical Committee of the Accra Cancer Registry.

NPA supports NRPSBC with GH¢1 Million

The National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre (NRPSBC) at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has received GH¢1 million from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) for the refurbishment of its facilities.

The amount will, among other things, be used to improve Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure, enhance sanitation facilities and also procure essential equipment to enhance health care delivery. The work, which also includes electrical wiring, replacement of ceilings and installation of air conditioners, is expected to be completed in three months.

When completed, the centre will become the leading ultra-modern hub of the treatment of burns and reconstructive plastic surgery in West Africa.

Korle Bu Employs New Nurses And Midwives

About 300 newly-employed nurses and midwives of the Hospital have been advised to give quality service to their patients no matter their health and financial status. Providing quality care will ensure that even if they lose their patient, ‘the person would die with a smile’.