News & Events

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

Renovation of Maternity Theatres

Management of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital wishes to inform the general public that parts of the first and second floor theaters and recovery ward of the Maternity Department has been closed down for renovation. Read more

Dr. Gilbert Buckle Appointed New Acting CEO of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

He has served for several years in Koforidua, in the Eastern Region, where he rose to become Medical Director of the St. Joseph’s Hospital and also Municipal Director of Health Services. Read more »
Patient Care

How is technology changing the healthcare industry?

Let me respond with a story: On the first day of my internal medicine rotation at the University of Pennsylvania, a distinguished professor held up Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine. He told us to memorize the book, because it contained everything we needed to know. 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 »