FOCOS provides free health screening to the general public

FOCOS Orthopedic Hospital, as part of our five years anniversary provided free health screening to the general public, on Saturday October 21, 2017 at their facility in Pantang, Accra.

The hospital gave back to society by giving free consultation to people with numerous orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic conditions. In addition, doctors at the hospital prescribed various medications to patients whose conditions required attention, others were referred for further examination.
Speaking to the media during the exercise, Director of Medical Services at FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital,

Dr. Gerhard Ofori-Amankwah said, “FOCOS Hospital over the years has given back to society through free annual health screening, patient sponsorships and blood drives to support the National blood bank, however, this free health screening is in recognition of our five years anniversary celebrations at our current 70-bed capacity hospital”.

He added that though FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital is a specialist hospital, patients with other ailing conditions are attended to at the hospital and referred if they require other specialist attention. Dr. Ofori-Amankwah also commended the Founder, Prof Oheneba Boachie-Adjei for his vision and exemplary leadership.

As part of the hospital’s anniversary celebrations, they organized a blood drive in partnership with the National Blood Bank last Friday and also embarked on an orthopaedic awareness walk at Aburi in the Eastern region, last September. Corporate Organizations like Tasty tom enriched, Royal Aroma, Guinness Ghana Brewies Limited, Glico Health and the Duffuor Foundation, have supported and participated in the hospital’s five years anniversary celebrations.

FOCOS Orthopaedic Hospital is a project of the Foundation of Orthopaedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS), a non-profit organization established in 1998 by Prof.Oheneba Boachie‐Adjei as an auxiliary of the foundation. The hospital specializes in Arthroplasties, Degenerative and deformative spine surgeries, Trauma cases, Pain Management, Paedriatic orthopaedics and Arthroscopic procedures.

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