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Korle Bu Addictive Centre sees facelift

The Korle Bu Addictive Disease Unit (ADU) has been refurbished to a pleasant, comfortable space at a cost of GHC 130,000. The refurbishment project included civil works, tilling, electrical works and interior decoration. The renovation work also saw the installation of new air conditioners, wash rooms for both clients and staff and the Centre is […]


The best way of mitigating hazards at the workplace is to eliminate or substitute the hazard with a less hazardous option. Where this is not possible, engineering controls are applied to contain the hazards, so they don’t become risks. Administrative practices e.g. standard operating procedures may be the next option where engineering controls fail. The […]

CHILDHOOD CANCER – Not a death sentence!

This year, about 1000 Ghanaian children would be affected by cancer before the age of 15 years! With Ghana presently having only two (2) centres which provide comprehensive paediatric cancer care, a majority of these children do not even make it to the appropriate health facilities. In fact, only a combined total of 300 of […]

Ban the use of mobile phones in clinical areas

Staff of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are advocating for restrictions and eventual ban on the use of mobile phones at the NICU and other clinical areas of the Hospital. According to them, about 98% of mobile phones used in the clinical areas were contaminated by microorganisms when RODAC plates were used to take […]

Korle Bu New Lab begins operations in April 2

The new laboratory suite equipped with Mindray SAL 6000 analyser, is set to begin operation in April 2 this year. The state-of-the-art lab will attend to over 400 laboratory investigations at a time and produce their reports within an hour. The machine has been installed in partnership with Mindray, Shenzeng, the manufacturers of the analyser. […]


Korle Bu’s Maternal Mortality ratio goes down

The Hospital’s maternal mortality ratio has reduced by over 100 between 2017 and 2018. In 2017, the Hospital recoded 594 per 100,000 live births but this reduced to 492 per 100,000 live births in 2018. Briefing the media at the Hospital’s Annual Performance Review, the Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Daniel Asare noted that the drop […]


MRI & CT Scan now Working

The Hospital’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging and CT Scan machines are now working after they had broken down for some time now. The recommissioning of these machines has brought to an end the inconvenience patients and relatives had to go through while seeking these services at other private facilities. During the breakdown of the MRI and […]