After a record-breaking six weeks of intensive work, Vodafone Ghana has transformed the cancer ward at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, into one of the leading cancer treatment facilities in West Africa. The new " Herbert Osei Baidoo Cancer Ward", was established as a lasting legacy to Herbert Osei Baidoo, a member of the Vodafone board, who passed away last year.
The world-class therapeutic facility will use 21st Century technology to enhance the treatment of cancer, which is one of the leading causes of death in...full story
April 17th is celebrated as World Haemophilia Day across the world by Haemophilia organizations. Celebration of this day is a broad step to increase awareness among the people around the world about the hereditary genetic disorder called Haemophilia. Haemophilia is a lifelong genetic bleeding disorder that prevents blood from clotting properly. The disease is only manifested in males while females serve as the carriers of the disease. The condition is usually inherited from affected mothers to their sons. In a small percent of cases,...full story
Authorities of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital wish to assure the general public that its Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) machine is working and not broken down as recent publications have sought to portray.
Last week, there was a media report attributed to a Principal Nursing Officer at the La General Hospital, Mrs. Christiana Nyantekyi that the Hospital’s PCR machine which is used in testing DNA samples of infants had been out of order for over a year. It said blood samples that had been...full story