Directorates

Various Directorates of the Hospital

 

 

ORAL HEALTH DIRECTORATE

        

                  Head of Directorate

INTRODUCTION

The vision of the Directorate is to become a centre of excellence in clinical care, training of professionals and clinical research into Oral Health conditions and a trusted partner for Oral Health.

 The Directorate is charged to

  • Provide general and specialist care for diseases and ailment of Oro-facial region
  • Provide grounds for post-graduate training and update of skills for nurses, doctors and other paramedical staff in Oral Health
  • Provide facilities for research into health problems

MISSION

To provide the best quality of oral healthcare to meet the needs of our clients through well motivated and skillful health personnel.

STRUCTURE AND ORGANOGRAM OF THE MANAGEMENT TEAM

The Directorate is managed by a 6-member Management Team comprising the Head, Lead Clinician, Nurse Manager, Pharmacy Manager, Business Manager and the Accountant.

 

 SPECIALTIES

  1. Oral Diagnosis and Community Dentistry
  2. Orthodontics & Paediatric Dentistry
  3. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  4. Restorative Dentistry

The Directorate runs specialist services in all the units from Monday to Saturday as well as public holidays and emergencies.

OTHER UNITS

  • Prosthodontic Laboratory
  • Central Sterile Services Department (CSSD)
  • Administration/Accounts
  • Biostatistician

WARD SERVICE AREAS

Ward D2A

Ward D2B

MEETINGS

The respective units have their morning clinical meetings weekly for presentations/seminars and general discussions. In addition to this, special meetings are organized as and when it is necessary. Directorate management meetings are held once every month.

TRAINING AND ACCREDITATIONS

  1. Ghana College of Physician and Surgeons (GCPS),
  2. The West African College of Surgeons, (WACS) – in process
  3. The Ghana College of Nurses and Nurses and Midwives, (GCNW)

 COLLABORATIONS

The Directorate currently has active collaborations with the following partners in the areas of training, research and service:

  1. Partners in Africa Cleft Training (PACT)

Collaboration between Ghana (Ghana Cleft Foundation & KATH multidisciplinary clinic) and Seattle Children’s Hospital, USA.

Nigeria, Ethiopia and Liberia are involved. Meet once a year

  1. KATH – ALABAMA Craniofacial collaboration

The University of Alabama in Birmingham and children of Alabama Hospital collaborating with KATH Cleft Palate and craniofacial team to build capacity and establish a craniofacial centre in Ghana

Meet once a year (May or September)

 CONTACT

HOD:0261406060 daksa2002@yahoo.co.uk

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Bank Account Number 

Fidelity Bank : 1300031981548

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