Former Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) Dr. Felix Kwaku Anyah, has been re-appointed as the board chairman of the Ho Teaching Hospital.
This comes after earlier serving as the first chairman of the first board of the regional hospital which was upgraded to a teaching hospital in April 2019.
Members of the Board to be chaired by Dr. Anyah are Ernest Yao Gaewu, Legal Practitioner, Dr Emmanuel Kofi Amponsah, Medical Practitioner, Dr Prince Sodoke Amuzu, Allied Health Professional, Dr. Audu Rauf, Pharmacist, Felix Nyante, head of the Nursing and Midwifery Council, Prof. John Gyapong, representative of the university council, Dr. Sylvia Ayele Deganus, representative of the university council, Victor Andy Danku, Private Sector Businessperson and Dr. John Tampouri, CEO Ho Teaching Hospital.
The board has been inaugurated by the Minister of Health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu.
After taking the oath of office and oath of secrecy, Dr. Anyah, expressed gratitude for the opportunity to serve and pledged the board’s commitment to helping manage the hospital effectively and efficiently.
Dr. Anyah who is also the Executive Chairman of Holy Trinity Medical Centre, promised to develop the new Teaching Hospital into an enviable facility with a quaternary service that will liaise with international accreditation bodies such as JCI International in order to promote medical/health tourism to the hospital and the Volta region as well as make Ghana a Medical Tourism hub.
“I am passionate about health and wellness tourism,” he said. “With my experience in health, medical and wellness tourism is a vehicle that if we take seriously and put in the right mechanisms we can attract clients from the sub-region and change our financials,” he said.