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KWAHU GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL, GHANA

P.O.BOX MP 27, Atibie-Mpraeso, EASTERN REGION
Mpraeso-Nkawkaw Mpraeso Eastern GH
Hospital type

Government run district (secondary) and academic hospital located in the semi-rural Kwahu South District of the Eastern Region of Ghana.

Number of Beds
175
Hospital Facilities

Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics/Gynae Services, Reproductive Health Services (ANC and PNC), Child Health Services (Including a busy MCH Centre), Dental Healthcare, Ophthalmic Health Care Services, ENT Services, Diabetic Care, Pharmacy/Dispensary Services, Psychiatric Services, Laboratory Investigation Services, X-Ray Services, Ultra Sound Services, Blood Bank and Blood Transfusion Services, VCT/PMTCT Services, Healthcare Electives/Internship.

Additional Comments

5 doctors work at the hospital including a dental surgeon. The hospital also hosts local healthcare students from other institutions on rotation as well as foreign students on electives or voluntary attachment.

Specialties required

Medical Students, Nursing students, Dentistry Students, Laboratory technology students and volunteers interested in health care volunteering and support works are all welcome. All specialties of medical professional welcomed.

Transportation

The hospital is within 20 minutes drive to a bus terminal that links Kwahu to the rest of Ghana. Shared cheap taxies abound with fares under 1 dollar for most short distances eg. to the bus terminal.
Fly into Accra and join a bus to Nkawkaw, from where you can join a shared Taxi to Kwahu Government Hospital in Atibie.

Accommodation

Hostels available within 15 minutes walking distance from facility.

Length of stay

Up to 10 weeks. A minimum of four weeks offer you the opportunity to get the best out of your elective or healthcare volunteering. Please note that longer duration can also be arranged.

Visa Requirements

You will need a visa to enter Ghana. Please Visithttp://www.ghanahighcommissionuk.com/Passports/VisaApplication.aspxfor visa information.

Name of contact
Dr. S. Kwame Buabeng-Frimpong or Dr. Michael Togobo
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