List Of All Teaching Hospitals In Ghana

By | October 19, 2020

A teaching hospital as the name sound is a hospital that aids in training medical students and professionals. In Ghana, teaching hospitals are situated in places where there are public medical schools.

Find the medical schools in Ghana here.

This brings us to the number of teaching hospitals in Ghana, currently there are five teaching hospitals in Ghana.

List Of Teaching Hospitals In Ghana

1. Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

Established on October 9, 1923, the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital has grown from an initial 200 bed capacity to over 1,500. It is currently the third largest Hospital in Africa and the leading national referral centre in Ghana.

Korle Bu, which means the valley of the Korle lagoon, was established as a General Hospital to address the health needs of the indigenous people under Sir Gordon Guggisberg’s administration, the then Governor of the Gold Coast.

Training Of Medical Professionals

The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital trains medical students from the University Of Ghana Medical School UGMS.

All the institutions of the College however, undertake their clinical training and research in the Hospital.

Hotlines: +233 – (302) 739510 (Main)/ +233 – (506) 210458 / +233 – (243) 407809 | Email us: info@kbth.gov.gh | GA-221-1570

2. Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital

The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital is located in the capital of Ashanti Region Kumasi.

The hospital became a Teaching Hospital in the training of Medical Students following the establishment of the School of Medical Sciences (SMS) of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in 1975.

The Hospital currently has a work force of about 4,000 workers with varied professional backgrounds offering quality clinical and non-clinical care and training to the people of Ghana and beyond. For ease of administration and specialisation, the hospital has been divided into 15 Directorates made up of 13 clinical Directorates and two non-clinical Directorates. There also a number of supporting clinical and non-clinical Units.

The clinical Directorates are Emergency Medicine, Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Child Health and Family Medicine. The rest are Oncology, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat (EENT), Laboratory Services, Radiology, Oral Health and Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Directorates. The non-clinical Directorates are Domestics Services and Technical Services.

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Address: P.O.Box 1934 Adum-Kumasi

Hotlines: +233 266 083 585
+233 556 490 029

Email: info@kathhsp.org

3. Tamale Teaching Hospital

Tamale Teaching Hospital is currently a 400 bed capacity referral Hospital situated at the Northern part of Ghana.

The Hospital, which was the first of a series of ultra-modern Regional Hospitals established by the Ministry of Health, started full operations on 12th August, 1998 and was adjudged the best Regional Hospital in the year 2003.

The Hospital has been transformed into Tamale Teaching Hospital with the inception of the School of Medical Sciences in the UDS. The first batch of the Medical Students would graduate from the Teaching Hospital in June 2013.

4. Cape Coast Teaching Hospital

The Central Regional Hospital now Cape Coast Teaching Hospital is currently a 400 bed capacity referral Hospital situated at the Northern part of Cape Coast. It is bounded on the north by Abura Township, on the south by Pedu Estate / 4th Ridge, Nkanfua on the East and Abura / Pedu Estate on the West.

The Hospital, which was the first of a series of ultra-modern Regional Hospitals established by the Ministry of Health, started full operations on 12th August, 1998 and was adjudged the best Regional Hospital in the year 2003.

The Hospital has been transformed into Cape Coast Teaching Hospital with the inception of School of Medical Sciences in the University of Cape Coast. The first batch of the Medical Students would graduate from the Teaching Hospital in June, 2013.

5. Ho Teaching Hospital

The Ho Teaching Hospital is a government owned Ultra-Modern and state-of-the-art Regional Referral Hospital located in the capital town of the Volta Region, Ho.

It was constructed by Kaevener Construction International of United Kingdom, handed over to the Government of Ghana in November 1998 and with the commencement of service delivery in April 1999 on a small scale.

The hospital was commissioned by the former President John Jerry Rawlings and his wife in December, 2000, as a 240-bed capacity and strategically located to provide specialised health care services to the people of the Volta Region and beyond.

The hospital is patronised by clients from the Republic of Togo, Benin and the Federal Republic of Nigeria and it is in its 20th year of service delivery in the region.

EMERGENCY CONTACT

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+233 (0) 244 000 111

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+233 (0) 244 000 222

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