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

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

No case of Ebola in K’Bu

The authorities of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital wish to assure the general public that no case of the Ebola virus has been detected in the Hospital. Read more

Preparing 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 »