Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Health Minister
Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Health Minister

Finance Ministry approves disbursement of GH¢4m to settle outstanding Korle-Bu Renal Unit debt

The Ministry of Finance has approved the disbursement of GH¢4 million to settle the outstanding debt at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) Renal Unit Outpatient Department.

This is to enable Renal Unit of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital  to function uninterrupted and be able to serve outpatients.

The outpatient department of the Renal Unit was closed in May 2023 due to debt, 

Read also: 19 outpatients of Korle Bu dead since closure of Renal Unit in May 2023.

The closure of the Renal Unit to outpatients also inconvenienced patients who were relying on dialysis services, forcing them to seek treatment elsewhere at a higher cost.

The facility reopened to outpatients on Tuesday Nov 6, 2023, through a directive by the Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman-Manu.

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