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Table 2 The regional distribution of dialysis services within private-owned facilities in Ghana

From: The geographical distribution of dialysis services in Ghana

Region

Private facilities

Name of facility

Number of hemodialysis machines

Number of patients

Personnel in-charge of unit

Eastern

No

NA

NA

NA

Volta

No

NA

NA

NA

Greater Accra

Yes

Accra kidney clinic

7

23

1 nephrologist

1 medical officer

 

Yes

Trust Hospital

4

20

1 medical officer

 

Yes

Bengali clinic

5

34

1 nephrologist (locum)

1 medical officer

 

Yes

Meridian clinic

5

12

1 renal nurse

 

Yes

Ghana Canada Clinic

5

24

1 nephrologist (locum)

 

Yes

Ababio clinic (Labone)

3

12

1 renal nurse

Central

No

NA

NA

NA

Western

No

NA

NA

NA

Brong Ahafo

No

NA

NA

NA

Ashanti

Yes

Peace and Love Hospital

5

10

1 senior medical officer

 

Yes

Naghe Clinic

10

16

1 principal medical officer

Upper East

No

NA

NA

NA

Upper West

No

NA

NA

NA

Northern

No

NA

NA

NA

  1. NA not available