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Renal Patients Association of Ghana Raises Concern Over Potential Fatalities Due to Dialysis Cost Increase at Korle Bu

The Renal Patients Association of Ghana has issued a stark warning regarding the potential loss of lives should Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) proceed with plans to raise the cost of dialysis treatment. This concern stems from reports indicating that KBTH’s Renal unit is grappling with a new debt of …

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Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Cites Government Tax Changes as Cause for Over 100% Dialysis Cost Increase

  Accra, September 28, 2023 The management of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, a prominent healthcare institution in Ghana, has attributed the substantial cost hike in dialysis treatment, exceeding 100%, to recent tax policy changes implemented by the government. This revelation was made by the hospital’s Public Relations Officer, Mustapha Salifu, during …

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John Dumelo Advocates for NHIS Coverage of Dialysis Treatment Amidst Soaring Costs

  Ghanaian actor and politician, John Dumelo, has joined the chorus of voices decrying the skyrocketing costs of dialysis treatment at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital. He is now advocating for the inclusion of dialysis treatment under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to ensure access for all Ghanaians in …

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