UK medical team set to perform life-saving medical operation at Korle Bu (Photos)

UK medical team set to perform life-saving medical operation at Korle Bu (Photos)

- A medical team from the United Kingdom will soon team up with the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to save lives

- The team would work with the hospital to perform kidney transplantation procedures on Ghanaian patients

- About 18 patients suffering from issues with their kidneys have been treated since the hospital began the procedure in 2018

The Renal Dialysis Unit of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has partnered with the Queen Elizabeth hospital at Birmingham in the United Kingdom, to perform kidney transplantation.

YEN.com.gh understands that the operation would be carried out on four patients with issues of kidney failure.

The aim is to ensure that they have organs received from compatible donors so they can enjoy a normal life.

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The hospital reveals that it began in the year 2008 and has since then performed the procedure for at least 18 patients.

It added that the procedure would start from October 2019 and would help improve and prolong lives.

The programme would be funded by the First Sky Group, a construction firm, would take care of accommodation, feeding and airfare of the transplant team from Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham (UK).

Social media users reacted with words of appreciation to the UK team:

Tordzro stated that this is the kind of news he wants to hear.

Coleman asked God to bless them.

Annan asked them to patronize local meals.

Senyo praised them for the good work she is doing.

In other news, YEN.com.gh is in possession of photos of women who have been honoured with statues in New York, United States of America (USA).

The statues are of accomplished women such as media mogul, Oprah Winfrey, actresses Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett and Zimbabwean scholar, Terarai Trent.

Trent, now aged 54, taught herself how to read and write as she lived with her parents in the rural parts of Zimbabwe.

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