Site visits and outcome summaries 2018

APFP site visit to Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana

19th-22nd June 2018

APFP representative: Jo Wilmshurst

Aim of visit:

  • The first Paediatric Epilepsy Training course in Ghana
  • Visit to Komfo Anokye Hospital
  • Attendance at the National Ghanaian Pediatric Society meeting
  • Meeting / workshop with the APFP alumni

There is strong affiliation with APFP and this centre. To date trainees have returned post APFP training in diverse and essential child health areas, namely PICU, neonatology, emergency medicine, neurology, oncology, haematology, with more trainees currently at UCT training in infectious diseases and nephrology. The breadth of training illustrates the vision of the senior leads at the centre who are building a vibrant and innovative service. Key leads in this are John Appiah (head of PICU) and Sampson Antwi (head of nephrology). See full report here