Tropical Cable and Conductors Limited gives endoscopic cameras to Korle Bu, KATHThe management of Tropical Cable and Conductors Ltd has donated two medical equipment valued at $11,000 to the Korle Bu and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospitals.
The equipment used for minimally invasive surgeries is meant to train medical students as well as aid doctors to carry out surgeries with ease and precision.
The Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of Tropical Cable and Conductors Limited Mr Tony Oteng-Gyasi presented the equipment to the management of the two hospitals in Accra last Wednesday.
The Director of Human Resource at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH), Mr Samuel Akotuah Atweri, and the head of the Urology Department at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital(KATH), Dr Roland Azorliade, received the equipment on behalf of their respective hospitals.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Oteng-Gyasi called on the government to make training of medical doctors at the post-graduate level free of charge.
Post-graduate medical students pay about GH¢ 7,000 each year for their courses.
The Head of the Urology Department at the KBTH, Dr James E. Mensah said the donation of the medical equipment came at the right time.
"The endoscopic camera system for minimally invasive surgeries will help us to do operations by making small holes rather than wide openings. This process also helps the patients to recover very fast after operations" he said.
The two endoscopic camera system being donated.