Edvice Missions, Israel: This collaboration started in 2006. The mission is based in Israel and specializes in trauma and emergency management. Several health professionals from KATH have benefited from their training programs over the years. The group was very instrumental in training health professionals in the region in emergency preparedness and mass accident management during the CAN 2008 hosted in Ghana.
Africa Partners Medical, USA: It is a voluntary organization involving African American health professionals based in Mayo Clinic, Minnesota USA. The faculty on the average, numbers around fifty (50) and comprise their counterparts in Africa and Europe. They give training in the form of didactic presentations, workshops in wide range of areas and hands on training.
The collaboration started in 2003 and has had five missions. This year's program has been scheduled for 21st -24th September at the Gulden Tulip. Participation has always been great with an average participation of about 300 health professionals from Africa.
Boston Children's Hospital, USA: It is collaboration between the Harvard University Children's Hospital and KATH. The program started in 2008. The area of collaboration is in Paediatric Cardiac Surgeries. The team embarks on two missions every year (March and October) and has performed over thirty five (35) cardiac surgeries on Ghanaian children. The team donated one heart lung machine to the hospital. The ultimate plan is to set up a cardiac centre in the hospital.
Cardiostart International, USA: This is a non-governmental organization based in USA. They are medical professionals specializing in Adult Cardiac Surgeries. The collaboration started in 2008 and the first mission was done in February, 2008. They provide logistics and consumables for the surgeries, while KATH provides theatre space and man power support.
Children's Surgery International: They are a non-governmental organization based in USA. They collaborate with hospital in the area of maxillofacial (cleft) surgeries. The group together with their local counterpart in the Dental Surgery Unit had corrected many Cleft patients in the country. They also offer lectures to residents in the hospital. The group visits the hospital once every year, usually in November.
International Volunteers in Urology, USA: It is a non-governmental organization specializing in Urologic Surgeries based in USA. The group teams up with the Surgery Directorate (Urology Unit) and performs bi-sexual and other related surgeries once every. The group also donates consumables to the hospital whenever they visit. The collaboration started in 2007.
Motec missions, UK: This is a new collaboration established between the hospital and an NGO based in UK and Germany. The area of interest is in Orthopaedics. The Team will be visiting the hospital to perfume orthopaedic surgeries including hip replacement. They will also train residents.
Pathologists Overseas, USA: It is a non-governmental organization that has been very instrumental in providing quality service to our clients. It is a network of pathologist overseas who visit the hospital on a rotating basis with one of them being resident in Ghana all-year round. They provide pathology services and training. Their presence in the hospital has helped in reducing pathology reporting time from six (6) months in some cases to five (5) days.
Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET), UK: This is a collaboration between the directorate of medicine, KATH and universities in the UK. Under this program, all year round consultants from UK universities travel to KATH to give free lectures to residents of the hospital.
University of Cambridge, UK: The hospital collaborates with the University of Cambridge in the areas of safe blood transfusion practices.