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Directions to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (Accra) with public transportation

The following transit lines have routes that pass near Korle Bu Teaching Hospital

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How to get to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital by bus?

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Bus stations near Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra

  • Korle Bu,3 min walk,
  • Junction,11 min walk,
  • Accra Royal,11 min walk,
  • Korle Gonno Shell,13 min walk,
  • Asoredan Ho,17 min walk,

Bus lines to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra

  • 48,Korle Bu ↔ Abeka Lapaz,
  • 170,Banana Inn ↔ Accra Post Office,
  • 172,Banana Inn ↔ Accra New Tema Station,
  • 175,Banana Inn/Dansoman ↔ Agbogbloshie,
  • 236,Dansoman ↔ Arena,
  • 260,Ebenezer ↔ Accra Bishop,
  • 262,Glefe ↔ Accra Bishop,
  • 273,Korlebu ↔ Kaneshie,
  • 291,Korle Bu ↔ Kaneshie Takoradi Station,
  • 299,Abeka Lapaz ↔ Korle Bu,
  • 301,Kasoa ↔ Korle Bu,
  • 302,Kwashieman/Santa Maria ↔ Korle Bu,
  • 303,Mallam ↔ Korle Bu,
  • 306,Korle Bu ↔ Darkuman,
  • 431,Korle Bu ↔ Circle Odorna,
  • 444,Agbogbloshie ↔ Opetekwei,
  • 447,Opetekwei ↔ Accra New Tema Station,
  • 463,Mamprobi ↔ Accra Post Office,
  • 474,Appiah Danquah ↔ Accra Salaga,
  • 476,Camara ↔ Accra Salaga,
Questions & Answers
  • What are the closest stations to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital?

    The closest stations to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital are:

    • Korle Bu is 198 meters away, 3 min walk.
    • Junction is 782 meters away, 11 min walk.
    • Accra Royal is 819 meters away, 11 min walk.
    • Korle Gonno Shell is 941 meters away, 13 min walk.
    • Asoredan Ho is 1282 meters away, 17 min walk.
  • Which bus lines stop near Korle Bu Teaching Hospital?

    These bus lines stop near Korle Bu Teaching Hospital: 172, 236, 299, 431, 474, 48, 520

  • What’s the nearest bus stop to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra?

    The nearest bus stop to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra is Korle Bu. It’s a 3 min walk away.

  • What time is the first bus to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra?

    The 48 is the first bus that goes to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. It stops nearby at 5:00 AM.

  • What time is the last bus to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra?

    The 301 is the last bus that goes to Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. It stops nearby at 10:57 PM.

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Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra
Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, AccraKorle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) is a public teaching hospital located in the Ablekuma South Metropolitan District in Accra, Ghana. It is the only public tertiary hospital in the southern part of the country. It is a teaching hospital affiliated with the medical school of the University of Ghana. Three centres of excellence, the National Cardiothoracic Centre, the National Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Radiotherapy Centres are all part of it. In 2019, the hospital gained a license from the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), after meeting the requirement.Established on 9 October 1923, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital has grown from an initial 200-bed capacity to 2,000. It is currently the third largest hospital in Africa and the leading national referral centre in Ghana. Korle-Bu, which means the valley of the Korle Lagoon, was established as a general hospital to address the health needs of the indigenous people under the administration of Sir Gordon Guggisberg, then Governor of the Gold Coast. Population growth and the proven efficacy of hospital-based treatment caused a rise in hospital attendance in Korle-Bu. By 1953, demand for the hospital's services had escalated so high that the government was compelled to set up a task force to study the situation and make recommendations for the expansion of the hospital. The government accepted and implemented the recommendations of the task force which resulted in the construction of new structures, such as the Maternity, Medical, Surgical and Child Health Blocks. This increased the hospital's bed capacity to 1,200. Korle-Bu gained teaching hospital status in 1962, when the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) was established for the training of medical doctors. The UGMS and five other constituent schools are now subsumed under the College of Health Sciences to train an array of health professionals. All the institutions of the college however, undertake their clinical training and research in the hospital. The hospital currently has 2,000 beds and 17 clinical and diagnostic Departments/Units. It has an average daily attendance of 1,500 patients and about 250 patient admissions. Clinical and diagnostic departments of the hospital include Medicine, Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pathology, Laboratories, Radiology, Anaesthesia, Surgery, Polyclinic, Accident Centre and the Surgical/Medical Emergency as well as Pharmacy. Other departments include Pharmacy, Finance, Engineering, General Administration. The hospital also provides specialisation in various fields such as Neuro-surgery, Dentistry, Eye, ENT, Renal, Orthopaedics, Oncology, Dermatology, Cardiothoracic, Radiotherapy, Radio diagnosis, Paediatric Surgery and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns. The Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burn Centre, the National Cardiothoracic Centre and the National Centre for Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine in particular also draw a sizeable number of their clientele from neighbouring countries such as Nigeria, Burkina Faso and Togo. Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital recently carried out the first ever kidney transplant in Ghana. It is one of the few hospitals in Africa where DNA tests are carried out. Other specialised services the hospital provides include brachytherapy intervention for the treatment of prostate cancer and keyhole surgeries. Plans are underway to venture into molecular testing. All these are part of the grand plan to offer a wider spectrum of specialist care to position Ghana as the hub of health tourism within the West Africa Sub region.
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