The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital is to introduce specialized clinics to serve the health needs of corporate clients and individuals who demand such services.

The facilities will run both morning and evening sessions for a fee which authorities hope would boost the hospital’s revenue.

Chief Executive, Professor Ohene Adjei, announced this at an end-of-year performance review meeting in Kumasi.

Komfo Anokye Hospital has, over the years, been depending on internally- generated funds for the day-to-day running of the facility.

Last year, management spent 656 thousand Ghana cedis to procure three stand-by generators, two air dryer machines for oxygen supply and two dialysis machines. An unspecified amount of money was spent on general repair of equipment.

Despite what officials say is modest success in its operations, they contend the hospital’s dependence on internally-generated funds is becoming cumbersome.

The specialized clinics are the first of their kind by a public health facility in the country.

They are designed to lessen the burden on busy corporate workers and members of the public who have to seek medical care, and dash back to work.

Prof Ohene Adjei charged heads of directorates to ensure the system become operational.

“These people will by all means go to the hospital. We are saying that you can come early in the morning between 6 and 8 am to have the service or when you close, you can still come and also you will be seen”.

But Prof Ohene Adjei revealed there won’t be any special treatment for those who assessed the specialized clinics.

“We are not going to say because you are special person we have to give you special treatment, no because sickness is sickness if it is malaria, its malaria,” Prof Adjei revealed.

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