Korle Bu Thanks VP Bawumia, Bank of Ghana for $1m Cath Lab

The Presidency, Republic of Ghana

The Board, Administration and employees of the Korle Bu Educating Hospital have expressed their gratitude to the Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, and management of the Bank of Ghana, for the assorted roles they performed within the acquisition and set up of a Catherization Laboratory on the nation’s premier well being facility.

The a million greenback ($1m) lab, essentially the most superior Cath Lab within the nation, and its accompanying Massive Detector, dyna CT and roadmap software program and 3D workstation – important for the necessities for attaining correct and efficient minimally invasive remedies – was procured and funded by the Bank of Ghana after an attraction by the Vice President for the Bank to think about funding the acquisition of such a vital medical gear as half of its Company Social Accountability.

Officers of the Korle Bu Educating Hospital say Ghana is at the moment the one nation within the West Africa subregion providing superior minimally invasive endovascular remedies (performing mind surgical procedures with out chopping the cranium) for situations resembling mind aneurysms, and the acquisition of this Lab is predicted to cut back the incidence of sufferers being referred overseas for additional assessments and coverings.

By investing in such superior medical amenities, Ghana may appeal to and retain expert medical professionals, enhance the coaching of native medical doctors and improve the standard of care supplied to affected person.

Talking on the commissioning of the Lab in Accra on Tuesday, 25 April 2023 the Chief Government Officer of the Korle Bu Educating Hospital, Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, stated Administration of the hospital has been working assiduously to accumulate, keep and enhance upon present amenities, with investments into varied elements of the healthcare area by means of strategic partnerships.

“This funding by the Bank of Ghana in sponsoring the complete value of the Catherization Lab is a working example. Thanks a lot Bank of Ghana. This may vastly improve our capabilities to offer cardiac catherization, stenting for varied situations and emergency remedy of strokes and thromboembolic phenomena and different life-saving interventions.

Describing Dr Bawumia as “a friend of Korle Bu”, Dr Ampomah recalled the instrumental position performed by the Vice President, from participating the Governor of the Bank of Ghana to see the acquisition of the Catherization Lab as a vital merchandise that might fall below the Bank’s Social Accountability obligations, by means of common visits and updates throughout the set up course of, to the commissioning at present.

“Your Excellency, Korle Bu Hospital is indeed very grateful to you for your advocacy and personal interest which has brought the project to reality.”

Talking on the launch, Vice President Bawumia challenged hospitals and different medical amenities throughout the nation to associate with the personal sector to offer and keep important gear so as to assist the amenities supply top-notch care to sufferers.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of The Presidency, Republic of Ghana.