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Latest Updates

Korle Bu Biomed Manufactures its own Suction Machine

The Biomedical Engineering Unit of the Hospital has made a breakthrough by manufacturing a suction machine. The suction machine, fondly called ‘Korle Bu Bio-suck’, is highly efficient, durable, noise free and cheap.

KBTH Nurse Excels in Oncology Care

Ms. Naomi Oyoe Oti, a nurse at the Centre for Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine, has been presented with the ISNCC Past Presidents Award for delivery of quality health care to cancer patients. Her award is in recognition of her initiative and hardwork in the care of oncology patients in the Hospital over the years.

Childhood hearing loss - Let's prevent it

Our Sense of hearing facilitates communication with other people thereby promoting relationships and fostering social interactions which is necessary for the survival of the normal human being. Hearing enables us to participate in daily activities, protects us by making us alert to danger and above all helps us experience life events.

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.