The Ridge Hospital in Accra will from today, Friday, April 15 suspend all emergency and out-patient services to allow for a fumigation of its facility.

According to authorities at the hospital, the fumigation exercise will begin from 4:00pm Friday to 8:00am on Monday, April 18 after which the services would be restored for the general public.

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The statement added that "the fumigation process of the facility is a routine exercise to make the hospital safer for the provision of quality health care services.”

The suspension of the services will affect the Hospital's main theatre, but not in-patient and obstetrics and gynecological services, the statement said.