US$ 50 Million needed to complete UG Medical School – Health Minister

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An amount of $50 million is needed for the completion of phase 1, and the development of phase 2 of the University of Ghana Medical Centre, the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyemang Manu has said.

Addressing journalists at the Information Ministry’s meet the press session said “Plans are underway to operationalize the University of Ghana Medical Centre after the completion of Phase 1, which is still not completed. Efforts are underway to complete phase one for operationalization”.

He announced that “A cabinet memo has been submitted to cabinet for consideration to procure $50m for completion of Phase I, and development of Phase 2, which will consist of neurology, pediatric surgery unit, VIP maternity care with assisted reproductive technology center, IVF and day care surgery, facility for cardio and open heart surgery, additional surgery for medical training, robotics centre, commercial out-patient pharmacy, provision of substation to boost power supply and staff housing, 32 bedroom apartments. That is likely to begin and be the first base for health tourism in Ghana.”


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