- Management of Korle Bu hospital has closed down the facility’s Eye Clinic
- The closure, which takes effect from March 7, 2016 is to allow for renovation of the clinic
- According to hospital management the restructuring will improve the hospital’s poor ventilation
The management of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has indicated that the facility’s Eye Clinic will close to the public from March 7, 2016.
According to a statement signed by Dr. Edith Dogbe, head of the Eye Center the restructuring is due to improve the poor ventilation and unsafe working condition(s) at the clinic.
"…. Following several concerns regarding excessive heat at the center.
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"In order to avert any unpleasant incident caused by the heat, the management, in consultation with unit heads, have decided to close down the facility from Monday 7 March 2016 unless there is significant improvement in the working environment before this date."
Read the full statement below:
The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital is the premier health care facility in Ghana. It is the only tertiary hospital in the southern part of Ghana. It is a teaching hospital affiliated with the medical school of the University of Ghana.