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Hon. Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member - Parliament Select Committee on Health

Funds for Agenda 111 could have retooled existing hospitals – Minority on KATH dialysis...

The Minority in Parliament is accusing government of engaging in deceptive assurances after the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital’s Nephrology Department reported serious...

Jospong Group supports dialysis patients at the Bank Hospital

The Jospong Group of Companies has supported the Bank Hospital with a cheque of GH¢120,000.

People will die if Korle Bu increases cost of dialysis – Renal patients

The Renal Patients Association of Ghana has issued a warning about loss of lives if Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) increases the...

Korle Bu Renal Dialysis Unit accumulates GH¢2m debt for kidney treatment

The Renal Dialysis Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has yet again accumulated an amount of GH₵2 million in debt for...

Jospong Group to support dialysis patients at Korle Bu with over GH¢500,000

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility activities in thanksgiving to God for his unconditional mercies to the group for the year...

15 children at Tamale Teaching Hospital die over lack of pediatric dialysis machines

The lack of paediatric dialysis machines and consumables at the Tamale Teaching Hospital has led to the tragic loss of 15 children...

NHIA takes bold steps to reduce kidney dialysis cost

The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has initiated processes to absorb the cost of dialysis for kidney patients on the Health Insurance...

Dialysis crisis: ‘Do we have leaders in this country?’ – CDD fellow quizzes

A fellow at the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD), Kwame Sarpong Aseidu has added his voice to the countless calls for the...

Dialysis crisis: KBTH’s refusal to open centre a death sentence – Ahenkora

Five days after the Health Ministry directed the immediate reopening of the renal outpatient department of the Korlebu Teaching Hospital, the centre...

Korle Bu Renal Dialysis Unit still closed despite Health Minister’s directive

The Korle Bu Renal Dialysis Unit remains closed to outpatients despite a directive from the Ministry of Health for it to be...

Dialysis crisis: We see death everyday – Kidney disease patient

Conversations of members of the Renal Patients Association have changed from "when is your next dialysis date?" to "who will be the...

Health Minister directs Korle-Bu to reopen Dialysis Unit

The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, has directed the management of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to immediately reopen the Renal Dialysis Unit...

Dialysis crisis: Minority ready to support govt to deal with menace – Akandoh

The Minority in Parliament says it is ready to support the government to completely deal with the dialysis crisis as stakeholders race...

Dialysis treatment to be included in NHIS package soon – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has assured the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) will soon expand its benefits package to cover...
Former Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng

Prof Frimpong-Boateng speaks on kidney dialysis price hike at Korle Bu

Former cardiothoracic surgeon at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has thrown his weight behind the yet-to-be-approved new cost for dialysis...

Ghana has only 14 registered dialysis centres – HeFRA

There are only 14 registered dialysis centres in the country, the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) has said.

Dialysis crisis: Maker’s House Chapel to support Korle-Bu, 37 Military Hospital renal units

The Maker’s House Chapel International (TMHCI) will visit the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) and the 37 Military Hospital on Tuesday to financially...

Increase in dialysis treatment purely an exchange rate problem – Nsiah-Asare

The Presidential Adviser on Health, Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, has attributed the recent increase in the cost of renal dialysis to foreign exchange...

Hope for kidney patients: Local producers pledge infusion for dialysis

Local pharmaceutical manufacturers say they are "willing to manufacture the infusions and fluids needed for dialysis" to reduce the cost of treatment...

We don’t need rhetoric from authorities; just reduce the cost of dialysis – Patients

Dialysis patients have voiced the frustrations and concerns they encounter in receiving treatment in various health facilities across the country.

Checkout out how much Korle-Bu needs to subsidize dialysis treatment

In the wake of the public uproar against the increase in the cost of dialysis treatment for renal patients at the Korle-Bu...

Dialysis crisis: Ghanaians should start donating body parts to help others – Dr. Nsiah...

The President’s Advisor on Health, Dr Anthony Nsiah Asare has urged Ghanaians to learn how to donate parts of their bodies to...

Dialysis crisis: Affordability has been a major challenge – Ghana Kidney Association

President of the Ghana Kidney Association, Prof Sampson Antei has lamented the cost involved in kidney dialysis. He...

Good news for dialysis patients who paid unapproved fees at Korle Bu

Dialysis patients who paid the unapproved fee increment by the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital will receive free treatment on their next visit....

Remove taxes on dialysis consumables – Govt told

The Africa Centre for Tax Policy Research (ACTOR) has joined calls for the removal of tax and import duties on dialysis consumables...

Korle-Bu can’t be blamed for new dialysis fees – MP

The Chairman of the Health Committee of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Effiduase Asokore, Dr. Nana Ayew Afriyie has said management...

Dialysis crisis: 15-year-old patient who appealed for govt support passes on

A 15-year-old renal patient on dialysis at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, who appealed for support in an interview with JoyNews, has...

Renal dialysis must be included in NHIS benefits package – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to expand its benefits package to cover critical illnesses,...

Ghana Kidney Association to engage stakeholders to make dialysis affordable

The Ghana Kidney Association (GKA) has pledged to engage relevant stakeholders to make dialysis accessible and affordable to all and sundry.

Over 90% of Ghanaian kidney failure patients not on dialysis

Over 90% of Ghanaian kidney failure patients who desperately need dialysis are being denied access to this life-saving treatment.

We don’t have resources to cover dialysis treatment – NHIA

Director of Corporate Affairs at the National Health Insurance Agency (NHIA), Oswald Mensah, says while the NHIA has received numerous requests to...

NHIS should cover dialysis cost – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has raised concerns about the high cost of kidney dialysis in the country.

Dialysis crisis: 14 died at Korle Bu over supply shortage between May and September...

The Renal Patients Association of Ghana, comprised of individuals with kidney conditions, has disclosed that fourteen of its members passed away between...

Mahama calls on govt to remove taxes on dialysis consumables

Former President John Dramani Mahama has called on the government to scrap import charges and taxes on medication and kits for dialysis...

New dialysis charges illegal – Health Ministry to Korle Bu

The Ministry of Health has taken a swipe at the management of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital for increasing dialysis fees without proper...
Minister for Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu

Health Ministry summons Korle-Bu over new dialysis fee

The Health Ministry has summoned the management of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital over the increase in cost of dialysis treatment from GH¢380...

Korle Bu probes leakage of proposed hike in cost of dialysis

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Opoku Ware Ampomah, says internal investigations have been launched into...

Korle-Bu apologises for disquiet caused by proposed hike in cost of dialysis services

The CEO of Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Opoku Ware Ampomah has apologised to the public for the ‘fear and panic’ caused...
Hon. Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, Ranking Member - Parliament Select Committee on Health

Kidney dialysis price hike illegal – Mintah Akandoh

Ranking Member on Parliament’s Health Committee, Kwabena Mintah Akandoh, has described the increment in the price of kidney dialysis treatment at the...

Korle-Bu settles brouhaha over kidney dialysis price hike

The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has said the increased cost of renal dialysis from GH¢380 to GH¢765.42 is yet to receive consideration...
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