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Government to construct urology centre

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu says the government plans to construct a 100-bed ultramodern urology centre at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH). The facility...

Government approves GH¢4m to clear Korle-Bu renal unit’s debt

The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has revealed that the Finance Ministry has approved GH¢4 million to clear an outstanding debt owed the Renal...

Kan-Dapaah, AgyemanG-Manu appear before Parliament today

Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu and National Security Minister, Albert Kan-Dapaah are expected to appear before Parliament today, November 9, 2023. Mr Kan-Dapaah's appearance is...

NHIS can cover renal services – Dr Okoe Boye

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr Bernard Okoe Boye has suggested measures the government can adopt to reduce...

How is Korle Bu unable to operate? – Muntala quizzes

A member of the Health Committee of Parliament, Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak says the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital's (KBTH) inability to run and sustain the...

Opening Korle Bu renal unit without sustainable financing recipe for disaster – Beyuo

Medical practitioner, Dr. Titus Beyuo says the reopening of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital’s Renal Unit will lead to further complications in the near...

Korle Bu reopens Renal Unit

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has reopened the Renal Unit for the treatment of kidney and other related diseases to outpatients. The reopening last...

Korle-Bu Renal Unit re-opens today

Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Renal Unit will be re-opened to patients today, November 6, 2023. This follows a unanimous agreement at...

Korle-Bu’s renal unit to open on this date

Following a meeting held on Friday, the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has unanimously agreed that the outpatient department of the Renal Dialysis Unit will be...

WHO welcomes decision by Egypt to receive patients from Gaza Strip

The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes Egypt’s decision to accept 81 injured and sick people from the Gaza Strip for treatment. WHO has been...

The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes decision by Egypt to receive patients from Gaza...

The World Health Organization (WHO) welcomes Egypt’s decision to accept 81 injured and sick people from the Gaza Strip for treatment. WHO has been working...

Korle Bu performs successful bladder repair surgery

A team of urologists at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, led by the Head of the Department of Surgery, Professor J. E. Mensah, has...

Western North Regional Minister gives account of his stewardship

The Western North Regional Minister, Richard Obeng, has given an update on key infrastructural developments in the area. In an interview on Asempa FM's...

NHIA-WHO Conference: Ghana, Rwanda top health insurance coverage in Africa

Deputy Executive Director of KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Professor Edwine Barasa, has mentioned Rwanda, Ghana, Gabon, and Burundi as the only four African countries...

Final funeral rites for late OJ Blaq slated for November

The family of late Ghanaian musician OJ Blaq has set Saturday, November 4, has the date for his final funeral rites. OJ Blaq passed away...

Reopen renal unit to outpatients in 24 hours – Parliamentary Health Committee to Korle-Bu

The Parliamentary Health Committee has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to the management of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to reopen the renal unit to outpatients....

Government considering subsidy for renal patients – Health Minister

The Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu has revealed that government is considering subsidizing the cost of dialysis treatment for persons suffering kidney diseases. His comments come...

Gaza hospitals risk turning into morgues – Red Cross

Hospitals in Gaza risk turning into morgues without electricity, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says. Gaza's only power plant ran out...

Lady who went viral after #OccupyJulorbiHouse protest sacked by employers [Video]

Nasiba Bawa went viral after an interview with JoyNews' Maxwell Agbagba at the #OccupyJulorbiHouse protest three weeks ago. She spoke passionately about Ghana’s ineffective healthcare...

Expedite legalisation of organ harvesting – Korle-Bu urges Parliament

The Chairman of the Board of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. David Nkansah, has urged Parliament to expedite processes to legalize organ harvesting and...

Govt to settle Korle Bu hospital’s 4million debt

Chief Executive Officer of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Opoku Ware Ampomah says the government has indicated its willingness to settle the four...

Sometimes you wish you’re gone – Patients talk about living with kidney failure, costs

Kojo Baffour Ahenkora has been battling with end-stage kidney failure for eight years. His kidneys are unable to filter blood, extract excess water for...

Ghana can cater for kidney disease patients if committed – Okoe-Boye

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye, says Ghana can cater for persons with renal diseases...

5 million Ghanaians suffering from kidney diseases – Korle-Bu CEO

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Opoku Ware Ampomah is worried about the surge in kidney-related illnesses, revealing that 17%...

A race against time: Unveiling Ghana’s kidney crisis

In the heart of Ghana, where vibrant culture meets the undeniable pulse of life, a silent crisis has been unfolding. Behind the colourful fabrics,...
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Frances Essiam berates Alan Kyerematen’s resignation

"I think we are spending too much time on this issue, both New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the media," a communications team member of...

Sanction an inquiry into auction of medical equipment meant for TTH – NDC to...

The Northern regional branch of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on the office of the Vice President to immediately sanction an...
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What popular Ghanaian musician OJ Blaq said prior to his death

Ghanaian musician, Andy Nii Akrashie, known in showbiz as OJ Blaq, has died at age 40. The cause of death is yet to be known. In 2022,...

Korle Bu Teaching Hospital performs first kidney transplant

A team of health professionals at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) has performed kidney transplants on two patients, the first of such operation...

R.K Atikpo Foundation donates medical equipment and supplies to health facilities in Oti Region

R.K Atikpo Foundation (RKAF) under the auspices of the Member of Council of State, Richard Atikpo, in partnership with German Agency for International Cooperation...

Adom FM/TV donates over GHC 90, 000 to kidney patient

The Akan brands of Multimedia Group Limited, has generously donated a cash amount totaling GHC98,504.54 to Priscilla Parry in support of her kidney transplant...

I feel guilty my parents were convicted because of me – Ekweremadu’s daughter, Sonia

Sonia, the daughter of embattled former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, says she feels guilty that her parents were convicted because they were looking...
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Cathedral of scandals: How a presidential promise divided Ghana

About 700 metres (765 yards) from Ghana’s Parliament sits one of the world’s most controversial craters, a hole surrounded by weeds into which $58m...
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Herbicide potential cause of kidney disease epidemic – Research

Research published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has linked the surge in kidney disease incidence among young Mesoamericans to...

Woman, 38, appeals for support to undergo kidney transplant [Listen]

A 38-year-old Priscilla Parry has made a passionate appeal to Ghanaians for financial support to aid her kidney treatment. The young woman, whose two kidneys...

Top Nigerian politician, wife found guilty of organ-trafficking in UK

A senior wealthy Nigerian politician, his wife and a medical "middleman" have been found guilty of an organ-trafficking plot, after they brought a 21-year-old...

No bed at Korle Bu for girl dying from kidney disease; UGMC demands ‘cash...

An 11-year-old girl Linda Mirekua dying from kidney disease has reportedly been denied admission at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital over the unavailability of...
Nala (l) and Teddi both have the genetic disorder MLD - but Nala is too old to be treated

The UK’s most expensive drug saved one sister, but it is too late for...

A toddler with a rare inherited condition has become the first child to be treated by the NHS with a new life-saving gene therapy. Teddi...

Pension Bondholders to picket in Parliament on Valentine’s Day

The Pensioner Bondholders Forum says it will be in Parliament to observe proceedings as the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, makes an appearance before...

Tears flow as another KNUST student passes on

Mourning has taken over the campus of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) following the demise of a level 400 student. The Land...