The Ministry of Health (MoH) is set to commission a 100-bed ultramodern Urology and Nephrology Centre of Excellence aimed at facilitating the provision of kidney transplantation services at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The 2024 Financial Year Budget has captured the plea of the public about the hike in the cost of treating patients having kidney challenges.
It was captured in the budget that “To reduce the dialysis burden on the nation, a local team of Ghanaian doctors have been trained to provide kidney transplantation services in Ghana at a reduced cost and have successfully undertaken the first few kidney transplantations in the country.”
Rolling the plan for its successful fruit, the Minister for Finance disclosed that the Ministry of Health (MoH) “will commission the 100-bed ultramodern Urology and Nephrology Centre of Excellence aimed at facilitating the provision of kidney transplantation services at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
In recent times, the number of people suffering from kidney and its related challenges has skyrocketed and the cost of its treatment has also increased.
When plans as stated by the government in the 2024 Financial Year Budget manifests, smiles will fill the face of many patients who need the services.