HopeXchange Medical Center builds pediatric unit


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Florence Afriyie Mensah, GNA

Kumasi Dec. 03, GNA
– A pediatric unit, built to provide quality healthcare to infants, has been
inaugurated at the HopeXchange Medical Center, a health facility, in Kumasi.

The range of
services it would be offering include preventive healthcare, diagnosis and
treatment of acute and chronic infant diseases.

Dr. Akosua Amoateng,
the Medical Superintendent, said the child-friendly facility would
significantly assist to ease the pressure on the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital
(KATH), the nation’s second largest referral hospital.

The Medical Center
has been in operation for barely four years but boasts a number of specialized
units – diabetes and hypertension clinic, internal medicine and ultra-modern
eye clinic.

The Management of
the facility, Dr. Amoateng said, was going to add to these, obstetrics and
gynecology unit by the close of the year.

Their goal was to
support the drive towards ensuring that the people had access to quality health
services to improve the quality of life.

She appealed to the
city authorities to fix the bad road leading the hospital to give some comfort
and provide safety to those using the road.

GNA

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