Host of Kasapa FM’s Morning Show (Anopa Kasapa) Kwaku Owusu Adjei aka Patoo has criticized the poor handling of Ghana’s health sector by its managers.
He lamented the lack of basic health equipment in various health facilities across the country which sometimes leads to avoidable deaths.
Patoo’s outburst follows the death of a 70 year old man after after he was turned away by seven different hospitals in Accra for lack of beds. Prince Anthony Opoku Acheampong, the CEO of Printhony Printing Press in Adabraka, a suburb of Accra finally died in his car at the LEKMA Hospital after he was turned away from the Adabraka branch of C&J Hospital, Korle Bu Polyclinic, the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and the Ridge hospital.
The other hospitals he was turned away from include the Police Hospital, the Trust Hospital and finally the LEKMA hospital.