|University Teaching Hospital|
|Ministry of Health|
|Location||Legon, Accra Ghana, Greater Accra Region, Ghana|
|Care system||Public - Ghana Health Service|
|Affiliated university||University of Ghana|
|Lists||Hospitals in Ghana|
The University of Ghana Teaching Hospital is a 617-bed medical facility on the University of Ghana campus in Accra in the Greater Accra Region.
The hospital was started with loan facility from the Israeli Government. The project will cost $217 million.
The University of Ghana is the oldest and largest of the thirteen Ghanaian national public universities. It was founded in 1948, in the British colony of the Gold Coast, as the University College of the Gold Coast, and was originally an affiliate college of the University of London, which supervised its academic programs and awarded degrees. After independence in 1957, the college was renamed the University College of Ghana. It changed its name again to the University of Ghana in 1961, when it gained full university status. The University of Ghana is situated on the West view of the Accra Legon hills and at the northeast of the centre of Accra, now has various schools, institutions, colleges and departments and has over 40,000 registered students.
The Accra Sports Stadium, formerly named the Ohene Djan Stadium is a multi-use, 40,000-capacity all-seater stadium in Accra. Ghana, mostly used for association football matches. It is also used for rugby union.
Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) is the premier health-care facility in Ghana. Located in Accra, it is the only public tertiary hospital in the southern part of the country. It is a teaching hospital affiliated with the medical school of the University of Ghana. Three centres of excellence, the National Cardiothoracic Centre, the National Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Radiotherapy Centres are all part of it. In 2019, the hospital gained a license from the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), after meeting the requirement.
Akua Kuenyehia is a Ghanaian lawyer who served as judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC) from 2003 to 2015. She also served as First Vice-President of the Court. She was one of the only three female African judges at the ICC.
Cecil Jones Attuquayefio was a Ghanaian football player and coach.
The Ghana Institute of Journalism is a public university in Ghana. The institute has accreditation from the National Accreditation Board.
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Marian Ewurama Addy was a Ghanaian biochemist and the first Host of the National Science and Maths Quiz. The first Ghanaian woman to attain the rank of full professor of natural science, Addy became a role model for school girls and budding female scientists on the limitless opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Marian Addy was also a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, elected in 1999. In the same year, she was awarded the UNESCO Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science.
The University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) formerly known as Institute of Professional Studies (IPS), is a public university in Ghana. The main campus is located in Accra. UPSA is the first university in Ghana to provide both academic and business professional education. The University of Professional Studies Act, 2012 changed the name of the Institute of Professional Studies to University of Professional Studies, Accra. UPSA is nationally and internationally accredited by the National Accreditation Board (Ghana) and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) respectively.
The 37 Military Hospital is a specialist hospital located in Accra, on the main road between Kotoka International Airport and central Accra. It is the largest military hospital in the Republic of Ghana after the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. The name 37 was because it was the 37th military hospital to be built in the British colony of West Africa. The hospital is also known for the story of the bats who never left their chief.
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Ekow Mensah is a Ghanaian social entrepreneur and speaker who is founder and CEO of The African Network of Entrepreneurs.
The University of Ghana Medical Centre is a quaternary medical and research centre located on the campus of the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana.
Bernard Okoe-Boye is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Ledzokuku Constituency in the Greater Accra Region on the ticket of the New Patriotic Party. He is currently the Board Chairman of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, the nation's largest medical facility.
Ian Frederick Adukwei Hesse, is a Ghanaian academic, physician and a Presbyterian minister. He was on the faculty at the Department of Physiology at the University of Ghana Medical School, a consultant physician as well as a co-founder and the Vice President of Accra College of Medicine. He was formerly Assistant Secretary and later Vice-President of the Ghana Medical Association. He is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana. He is involved in prison reform and ministry in Ghana.
Most governments decided to temporarily close educational institutions in an attempt to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As of 12 January 2021, approximately 825 million learners are currently affected due to school closures in response to the pandemic. According to UNICEF monitoring, 23 countries are currently implementing nationwide closures and 40 are implementing local closures, impacting about 47 percent of the world's student population. 112 countries' schools are currently open.