UGMC successfully completes first six kidney transplant surgeries


The University of Ghana Medical Centre Ltd (UGMC) has announced the successful completion of its first set of six kidney transplant surgeries.


In a statement issued on Sunday night, June 30, 2024, the medical centre highlighted that the surgeries were performed by a highly skilled and dedicated team of local and foreign medical professionals.


“The UGMC has so far conducted six kidney transplant surgeries with utmost precision, care, and expertise,” the statement read.


Dr. Emmanuel Asante, the Head of Urology at UGMC, noted that the procedures were performed seamlessly, showcasing the Centre’s capabilities in complex surgical interventions and post-operative care.


The Chief Executive Officer of UGMC, Dr. Kwame Anim Boamah, emphasized that the successful completion of these surgeries underscores the Centre’s commitment to pushing boundaries, achieving medical excellence, and improving patients’ lives through cutting-edge interventions and compassionate care.


He added that UGMC looks forward to continuing its mission of advancing healthcare standards and innovative practices in the field of transplantation.


The University of Ghana Medical Centre Ltd. (UGMC) is an academic medical centre offering world-class patient care, training, and research in Ghana and beyond.

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