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Korle-Bu Renal Dialysis Unit re-opens today

Korle-Bu Renal Dialysis Unit re-opens today

Ghana News, Health & Wellbeing
Barring any unforeseen challenges, the renal unit at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital is set to resume services for patients today, November 6. Reports indicate that this decision was reached during a meeting held on Friday, November 3, where there was unanimous agreement to reopen the facility to outpatients. This will mark the end of months of closure. Since May 22, 2023, the unit had been inaccessible to outpatients, compelling them to seek dialysis services elsewhere, mainly in private healthcare facilities.https://cdn.vuukle.com/widgets/quiz.html?version=1.11.12Advertisement A partial reopening took place on September 27, coupled with an announcement of an increase in the cost of dialysis treatment per session from GH¢380 to GHS¢765.42. However, following public outcry, ...
Dialysis crisis: A teenage patient who appealed for support from the government to pay bills passes on

Dialysis crisis: A teenage patient who appealed for support from the government to pay bills passes on

Ghana News, Health & Wellbeing
A 15-year-old renal patient on dialysis at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, who appealed for support in an interview with JoyNews, has died. The mother of the young girl, Priscilla Asante, revealed that her daughter passed away early Sunday at 1 a.m. In an interview with JoyNews’ Richard Kwadwo Nyarko, Madam Ruth said that she saw her daughter, Priscilla, bloating on the day of her passing. She added the doctor had informed her that this was an indication both kidneys of the young girl had failed. Speaking on Joy FM's Newsnight, on Wednesday, the headmaster of Mampong Catholic A Basic School, where Priscilla was a pupil, revealed that the young girl had been writing her third term examination prior to the tragedy. Mr Francis Ampong said that the school had noted some unusu...

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