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NGO celebrates Sickle Cell Day

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About 15,000 babies are born annually with sickle cell disease in the country. Out of the number, 50 to 80 per cent die before attaining age five, a situation if not properly checked could deprive the nation of her future national assets. Mr Kofi Tenkorang, Chief Executive Officer of Africa Sickle Cell Watch, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) disclosed this at ...

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We haven’t received Dr. Anaba’s suit – Health Ministry

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The Ministry of Health says it has not received any lawsuit from the former director of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Thomas Anaba. This follows the confirmation from Mr. Anaba that his lawyers have sued the state for the wrongful termination of his contract. The suit asked the Court to declare that the decision of the Minister of Health was unlawful, ...

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Tussle over Ridge Hospital: Two CEOs clash over management

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As former Director of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Dr. Anaba battles to hold on to his position, the newly appointed Director, Dr Emmanuel Kwabla Srofenyoh, says he has already started work in his new role. The former Director, Dr Thomas Anaba is contesting his transfer from the facility and even threatened to sue government for what he describes as ...

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We’re ready for Ridge Hospital CEO lawsuit – Health Ministry    

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The Ministry of Health has said it is ready to appear before the law court to defend its decision to transfer the Director of the Ridge hospital, Dr Thomas Anaba. Mr. Anaba has threatened to sue the ministry for what he claims is an unlawful transfer by the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu. Speaking to Citi News, Public Relations Officer ...

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Ridge Hospital closed again after 2nd commissioning

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Citi News investigations indicate that patients were moved to the multi-million dollar Greater Accra Regional Hospital to apparently keep up appearances during the official opening of the facility on Wednesday, May 17. According to investigations, the patients were moved from the old Ridge Hospital building to the new facility. The hospital, which is funded by a $250 million credit facility from ...

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Ridge Hospital brouhaha: Quashigah to sue health minister

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The Deputy Ranking member of the Labour and Employment Committee of Parliament, Richard Quarshigah has threatened to drag the Minister of Health, Kweku Agyemang Manu to court over what he terms as the wrongful dismissal of the Medical Director of Ridge Hospital. According to Mr. Quarshigah, the Minister’s decision to dismiss the Ridge Hospital boss was arbitral and contravenes the ...

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Even Jammeh was removed, Anaba will go – Health Ministry PRO

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The Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Health, Robert Cudjoe has advised embattled Medical Director of the Ridge Hospital, Dr. Thomas Anaba to vacate his post as directed in a letter from the ministry. According to him, Dr. Anaba cannot continue to hold out himself as the head of the facility since he would not be accorded with that ...

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‘I’m not leaving, my transfer is in bad faith’ – Ridge Hospital CEO insists

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The Medical Director of Ridge Hospital, Dr . Thomas Anaba has served notice he will not vacate his position despite clear orders from the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman Manu. Last Monday, a supposed letter addressed to Dr. Anaba directed to him to hand over to the Public Services Commission three years short of the expiration of his tenure. Although no ...

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Inside the new Greater Accra Regional Hospital [Photos]

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The newly built state of the art health facility at Ridge in Accra, the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, was on Wednesday opened to the public. The hospital was built by the Mahama administration with a $250 million credit facility from the US Exim bank and HSBC Bank. The original Ridge Hospital was a 191-bed facility, built in 1929, to provide healthcare ...

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