News & Events

No case of Ebola in Korle Bu Polyclinic

Authorities of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital wish to assure the general public that it has not received or detected any case of Ebola. Read more

Korle Bu performs first laparoscopic appendectomy

Acute appendicitis is a common surgical emergency in general surgery. Its treatment is open appendectomy after adequate resuscitation. It can also be treated laparoscopically, which is the preferred option in developed countries. Read more

Efforts being made to address power supply challenge in Korle Bu

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital wishes to announce that efforts are being made to restore power supply from the national grid to all parts of the Hospital. Read more

Korle Bu did not order staff to stay away for visiting Liberia

The authorities of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital wish to inform the public that we have not ordered any staff to stay at home for travelling to Liberia as carried in sections of the media. Read more

How to prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy

There is no more important time to pay special attention to nutrition than pre-conception and pregnancy. Eating well while planning to have a baby will not only increase the likelihood of becoming pregnant, but also will lower the risk of complications in pregnancy and improve the health of your future child. The standard American diet, high in processed foods and low in nutrients, is a setup for suboptimal nutrition at the time of conception. Healthy eating is the way to go. Read more »
Patient Care

Self-Medication: Not always a good Idea.

There is ample anecdotal evidence pointing to the fact that the practice of self-medication, which simply connotes the use of medication without medical advice, is widespread. Read more »

Divorce Can Have Serious Impact On Men's Health, New Research Finds

According to a new paper published in the Journal Of Men's Health, divorce can take a great mental and physical toll on men. Read more »