Child Health Department

The Department of Child Health is a 97-bed capacity facility that delivers health care to children from day one of life to 12 years of age. It is headed by Dr. Yvonne Nana Ama Brew. The Department umbrellas seven sub units namely:

  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Babies Unit
  • Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
  • Paediatric Oncology Unit
  • Kangaroo Mother care unit (KMC)
  • Speech and Language Therapy Unit
  • Occupational Therapy Unit

The department also has the Pediatric Emergency Ward, the Pediatric Medical Ward and the Pediatric OPD

Staff strength: 95

Specialists 9

Medical Officers 5

Health Service Administrator 1

Nurses 79

Vision: A healthy population of children in the Greater Accra Region and beyond with access to quality health services.

Mission: To provide and prudently manage comprehensive and accessible quality health services for children at the Regional level in accordance with approved national policies.

Objectives: To provide excellent health care services for neonates, children, and adolescents. To serve as a resident training center for all categories of health workers. To produce world-class research.

Specialist clinics

  • NICU clinic
  • ART clinic
  • Asthma clinic
  • Sickle cell clinic
  • Neurodevelopmental clinic
  • Cardiology clinic
  • Skin clinic
  • Renal clinic
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