Two health facilities, Peace and Love Hospitals (PLHs), Acibadem Hospitals in Ghana and Istanbul, Turkey, respectively have agreed to co-operate to fight cancer, specifically breast cancer.
This follows, the visit of a high powered delegation from the Acibadem Hospitals, in Istanbul, Turkey, to Peace and Love Hospitals and Breast Care International (BCI) Ghana, in Kumasi.
The delegation, led by Mr. Temel Baltaloglu, a Board member of the group of hospitals and Technical Advisor for Acibadem Project Management in Istanbul, Turkey.
included in the delegation was, Mr. Gorkem Gungor, a Chief Physicist at the hospital and a Lecturer at the University in Istanbul, Turkey, was master minded by Professor
Nuran Bese, a Consultant Radiation Oncologist and a Lecturer at the Acibadem University, with Professor Usan, and Professor Umit, the Head of the Pathology Department and the Head Physician of the Acibadem group of Hospitals.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Peace and Love Hospitals,Dr (Mrs.) Beatrice WIafe Addai, her husband, Dr. Samuel Addai and the Staff of the hospital, welcomed the delegation in a special Ghanaian way through kete dance troupe, an Akan traditional music.
In her welcome address at the hospitals conference hall, Dr. Beatrice Wiafe, a renowned Ghanaian General Surgeon and Consultant Breast Surgeon, expressed her joy at their visit and promised her outfits total cooperation with them to bring the heart desire of the hospital an ultra modern CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE to support the fight against breast cancer and other diseases in the country.
Dr Wiafe Addai, who is also the Founder and President of Breast Care International (BCI) Ghana, an NGO, took the delegation through presentation which outlined the visions, objectives, activities and the challenges of PLHs/BCI and expressed her profound gratitude to the board of directors and the professionals of the Acibadem Hospitals for their sisterly love to the PLHs.
The team accompanied by representatives of Midwives, who represented the Varian group of companies, Manufacturers of Radio therapy equipment for the treatment of cancer, led by Mr. Edward Essah, pledged their total support to PLHs/BCI in all their activities, and to make sure their dream of helping their SISTER Hospitals (Peace and Love Hospitals) to become a state of the art center of Excellence hospitals.