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The Bank Hospital has now been opened to general society, with a vow to offer quality assistance.

The Bank Hospital has now been opened to general society, with a vow to offer quality assistance for customers, in accordance with best practices. 

Built by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) at an expense of €80 million, the 65-bed office, which is situated at Cantonments in Accra, accompanies a best in the class emergency unit, wards and selective leader suites, a pediatric ward, maternity and nursery and neonatal escalated care units. 

The office, which will be overseen by Halcom Management Services (HMS), additionally has theaters, an exceptional outpatient office, and a crisis unit. 


The Governor of the BoG, Dr. Ernest Adisson, said the emergency clinic, which began as a facility somewhere in the range of 34 years prior and had now been extended and modernized, would serve the staff of the BoG as well as the general population. 

"The bank facility has progressed significantly over the period, with an extended demographic base of bank staff — both dynamic and resigned, wards and staff of different organizations. The records demonstrate that the clinical office goes to in excess of 14,000 patients each year, with an expected 1,200 patients each month. 

"Given the size and offices at the Bank facility, the measurements unmistakably showed an unfortunate workspace, portrayed by broad blockage and customers disappointment. Moreover, absolute dynamic and resigned staff populace had expanded to more than 3,000, with a reliant populace of around 10,000, which is projected to surpass 15,000 in the coming years," he added. 

As indicated by Dr. Adisson, the office was given over to the BoG in April 2018, yet had some basic remarkable electrical, mechanical, and biomedical attempts to be finished. 

He said an execution advisory group was in this way set up to assist with the operationalization of the clinic, following suggestions by an outline panel. 

Nana Otuo Siriboe II (in Kente material), the Juabenhene and Chairman of the Council of State, being helped by Dr. Ernest Addison (right), Governor, Bank of Ghana; Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu (second left), Minister of Health, and the Most Reverend Dr. Paul Kwabena Boafo (left), Presiding Bishop to Methodist Church of Ghana, to trim the tape to initiate the medical clinic. Pictures: EDNA SALVO-KOTEY 

Dr. Addison praised past lead representatives and the board of the bank for their different commitments towards the foundation of the medical clinic. 

The Minister of Health, Mr. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, said his outfit was not engaged with the venture, adding that "not all emergency clinics in the nation are under the domain of the MoH". 

He said there were five classes of wellbeing suppliers in the nation, and that the MoH was responsible for just one of them. 

The priest referenced the Christian Health Association of Ghana, the security offices, semi-government organizations, for example, the BoG and the private area which likewise give and oversee wellbeing offices in the country. 


The Chairman of the Council of State, Nana Otuo Siriboe II, praised the current organization of the BoG for proceeding with a venture began by its archetypes. 

He, notwithstanding, said, "ordinarily we have such awesome buildings opened with a ton of fervor, however a little while later, you see them in a terrible state. I expect and trust this medical clinic will be overseen well". 

A Deputy Minister of Finance, Dr. John Ampontuah Kumah, additionally acclaimed the BoG for the undertaking. 

"We accept that the foundation of this clinic will assist with diminishing the act of flying individuals outside the nation to get medical services. The Bank Hospital has come at such a significant chance to fill that hole," he added.

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