International Maritime Hospital history, services offered, branches, contacts

International Maritime Hospital history, services offered, branches, contacts

Ghana has about 1,300 private and 1,800 public healthcare facilities, including The International Maritime Hospital. IMaH is a private medical centre offering world-class services and facilities in Accra. What are some of these services offered at the International Maritime Hospital?

International Maritime Hospital
Images displaying the International Maritime Hospital in Ghana. Photo: @Blakk_FresH, @africanindex_ on Twitter (modified by author)
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As seen in most cases, private facilities generally provide better services than public facilities. In the case of health care, the standard of treatment and access to modern equipment is different from that of public facilities, which in turn affects the standard of care administered to patients.

International Maritime Hospital history

The Maritime Hospital is a subsidiary of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority. It is a private healthcare facility located in Tewa, Ghana. The healthcare facility was built by the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority in 2016 but became operational and opened partially to the public in October 2017.

It is also one of the health centres in Ghana that offers helipad services. It is a 24hr hospital that is open throughout the year, holidays and weekends included. Additionally, it has a 130-bed capacity.

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What is the vision of IMaH?

IMaH's vision is,

To become the preferred Centre of Excellence in client-focused and specialized healthcare service delivery in the West African sub-region and beyond.

Services offered at IMaH Hospital

The International Maritime Hospital is open 24/7 throughout the year, including holidays. However, specific days are set for specific clinical services. Here is a breakdown of when some of these services are offered.

MondayGeneral surgery, Orthopedic surgery, Paediatric, Physiotherapy, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dental, Eye.
TuesdayPaediatrics, Dietetics, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Physician specialist, Family medicine, Physiotherapy, Dental, eye.
WednesdayDermatology, Wellness clinic, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Cardiology, Physiotherapy, Psychiatry/Clinical Psychology, Dental, Eye, Pulmonology.
ThursdayPhysician specialist, Urology, Dietetics, Haematology, Gastroenterology, Physiotherapy, Oncology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Family medicine, Dental, Eye.
FridayNephrology, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Physiotherapy, Dental.
SaturdayE.N.T., Physiotherapy, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Orthodontics.

More of the services offered at IMaH include:

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  • Accidents and emergency
  • Acute & Critical Care (ICU & HDU)
  • Kidney Diseases & Dialysis
  • MRI
  • General Surgery
  • Clinical Laboratory
  • Nutrition & Diet therapy
  • Rehabilitation & Physiotherapy
  • Oxygen production
  • Clinical Pathology Services

International Maritime Hospital contact details

The facility can be reached through their phone number, which is the fastest way to contact them. However, they also have social media pages where one can send them a message.

What is the name of the best hospital in Ghana?

There is no sure way to determine the overall best when it comes to hospital ranking. The list may vary from one person to another based on their experiences. However, most healthcare facilities are equipped with the state of the art equipment to offer high quality services. For instance, International Maritime Hospital offer helipad services.

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Fast facts about the International Maritime Hospital

  1. Who is the International Maritime Hospital CEO? Dr Akwasi Afriyie Achampong is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Maritime Hospital.
  2. How much does it cost to see a dermatologist in Ghana? The cost varies depending on the facility and the condition for which you are getting treatment.
  3. Who built the Maritime Hospital? The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority built it.
  4. Is International Maritime Hospital a private or government facility? It is a private healthcare facility that offers specialised services and is open throughout the year.
  5. Where is International Maritime Hospital located? It has only one branch located in Tema Community 3, Ghana.
  6. What is the total bed capacity at the Maritime International Hospital? It boasts a 130-bed capacity.

The Maritime International Hospital offers high-quality medical services to its clients. Whether you need routine medical check-ups or complex surgical operations, IMaH is able to provide its patients with a personalised care plan.

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DISCLAIMER: This article is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional advice or help and should not be relied on to make decisions of any kind. Any action you take upon the information presented in this article is strictly at your own risk and responsibility! recently published an article on the Lapaz Community Hospital. Lapaz is one of the leading private hospitals in Accra with a wide range of services and excellent customer service spread across its two branches.

Lapaz Community Hospital was established in 2004 as a single clinic. The hospital has since grown and now has two branches–one at Abeka-Lapaz along Anorhuma Street and another one at Christian Village Junction near Achimota. It boasts an an 84-bed capacity.

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