Ghana's premier Hospital Korle Bu shuts down Eye clinic

Authorities at the center say the restructuring is due to improve the  poor ventilation and unsafe working condition(s) at the clinic.

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Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has closed down the Eye Clinic "following several concerns regarding excessive heat at the centre".

Authorities at the centre say the restructuring is due to improve the  poor ventilation and unsafe working condition(s) at the clinic.

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A letter dated February 29, 2016 and signed by the head of the clinic, Dr Edith Dogbe, said the centre was to be closed down Monday March 7, 2016.

The letter said, "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."

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Read the letter below:

 

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