Korle-Bu Hospital Mahama commissions Cathlab at Cardio Centre

The facility would diagnose and treat heart patients from the West African Sub-region and train more cardiology staff

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

President John Mahama has commissioned an ultra modern Cathlab Machine at the Cardiothoracic Centre of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra.

The new machine, which was installed three months ago, replaces an old one that had outlived its usefulness after 29 years of installation and would help in the diagnosis and treatment of heart diseases.

Read more: President Mahama cuts sod for 5 new hospitals

 

The facility would diagnose and treat heart patients from the West African Sub-region and train more cardiology staff in the same region on the handling of the equipment and heart conditions.

Read also:  Mahama opens Ridge Hospital today [Photos]

 

After inspecting the installation at the centre, Mahama promised that he would take it as a special project to mobilise resources for the development of the centre even when he leaves office.

Read more: Ensure Gt. Accra Reg. Hosp is properly maintained - Rawlings

He said he was moved to acquire the equipment for the Centre when he once visited a minister of state who was admitted at the Centre, but had to be referred to a medical centre in the United Kingdom because the machine was not working.

 

President Mahama said his support to the Centre after leaving office would be focused on constructing a new cardiothoracic centre as the existing one was virtually becoming smaller for the growing number of heart patients in the country and beyond.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos




Top Articles

1 Utilities Electricity tariffs reduced by 14% for non-residential usersbullet
2 Corruption $5 billion missing from Ghana’s gold exports to UAEbullet
3 Ghana Broadcasting Corporation GBC boss asked to proceed on leave...bullet
4 Photos UTV presenter Ama Sarpong Kumankumaa marries a pastor in...bullet
5 'Gang-rapists' Bantama gang-rape suspects dischargedbullet
6 Agogo Violence We’ll respond to attacks on soldiers by Fulani...bullet
7 EC Brouhaha EOCO apologises to Deputy EC boss after office...bullet
8 Photos Dag Heward-Mills’ second son gets married in lavish...bullet
9 In Central Region Assemblyman arrested for defecating at...bullet
10 In Wassa 17-year-old allegedly kills mother for...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Lady in Owusu Bempah's sex scandal finally speaksbullet
2 Bribery and Corruption Man threatens to arrest policemen for taking bribebullet
3 Beef? Rawlings and Mahama 'snub' each other at 25th anniversary of...bullet
4 Drug Addiction This boy started sniffing weed at 16bullet
5 NPP MP Kennedy Agyapong to pay GH¢5000 monthly salary to 5...bullet
6 President Akufo-Addo Kantanka vehicle calls Nana Addo a "thief"bullet
7 SCOAN 'Angel' reportedly appears in TB Joshua's churchbullet
8 Rev. Isaac Owusu Bempah Prophet reveals another popular...bullet
9 Bank of Ghana 2nd Deputy BoG Governor Johnson Asiama resignsbullet
10 Education President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo hints...bullet

Local