Healthcare major Apollo Hospitals Group has signed a
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ghana's health ministry to develop
tertiary healthcare services in the African nation.
Apollo Hospitals will provide high-end tertiary healthcare services and
advanced care to patients referred by the ministry of health, Republic of
Ghana, at Apollo's chain of hospitals in Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Ahmedabad,
Kolkata and Bangalore, as per the agreement signed by Ghana's deputy health
minister Victor Asare Bampoe and Apollo Hospitals chief executive officer Hari
"Apollo Hospitals will advise the government of Ghana in revamping its
healthcare system. We will help the health ministry of Ghana in laying a strong
foundation in tertiary care services and address the health needs of the people
of Ghana," the company said in a statement.
Apollo Hospitals consultants will also conduct
cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, nephrology, neurosurgery and paediatric specialty
clinics in Ghana. Also, Apollo will provide free super-specialty consultations
through telemedicine to hospitals in Ghana for a period of two years.