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UGMC Saves Lives with 6 Successful Kidney Transplants

According to UGMC, the successful outcome of the six kidney transplant surgeries demonstrates its commitment to medical excellence and quality patient care.

The University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) has announced the successful completion of six kidney transplant surgeries at their facility.

According to a press statement released by the Centre on June 30, 2024, a team of dedicated medical professionals, including both local and foreign led the successful surgeries.

“Under the leadership of a highly skilled and dedicated team, the UGMC has so far conducted six kidney transplant surgeries with utmost precision, care, and expertise,” an excerpt of the statement read. 

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The Chief Executive Officer of UGMC, Dr. Kwame Anim Boamah, said the Centre’s success in kidney transplants shows its commitment to quality patient care.

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“The successful completion of the first set of six kidney transplants underscores the Centre’s commitment to pushing boundaries, achieving medical excellence, and improving the lives of patients through cutting-edge interventions and compassionate care,” Boamah said. 

The Centre is known for its successful performance of various medical interventions, including its first open-heart surgeries, paediatric catheterization interventions, brain and spinal surgeries, and the management of over 700 COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, among other achievements.

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Read below the press statement

UGMC Press Release

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