Ghana Health News 

No blood, no care; Korle-Bu turns away pregnant women

Scores of expectant mothers at the ante-natal clinic of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, were left stranded on Monday, April 9th as health authorities insisted on compulsory blood donations from the patients before attending to them. The new directive, according to authorities, is to prevent the shortage of blood at the facility. Doctors say blood donation has seen a decline in most health facilities across the country in the last three to four years, a situation which is affecting healthcare delivery, especially for pregnant women. According to Citi News’ Farida…

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