Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) is located in Kumasi,the regional capital of Ashanti Region with a total projected population of 4,780,380 (2010 Ghana population census). No wonder it takes direct referrals from 12 out the 16 administrative regions in Ghana. In 1940s, there was a hospital located on the hills of Bantama township designated as African and European hospitals, As the name implied the African side treated Africans while the European side treated Europeans
However , on some rare occasions, high ranking Africans government officials were given treatment in the European section.In 1952,the need to construct a new hospital to cater for the fast increasing population in Kumasi and, therefore, Ashanti Region arose
The directorate is also accredited by the Ghana and West Africa Postgraduate Medical Colleges and the Ghana Postgraduate Nursing College for the training of resident doctors (both Membership and Fellowship) and nurses in surgery.The mission of the directorate is to provide the best quality surgical care through skills and capacity improvement of all our health personnel and a vision to provide the best patient friendly surgical acre comparable to any international standard in line with the vision of the hospital to become a medical center of excellence
Our specialties include
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Genito Urinary Surgery
Other units include
Breast Cancer Care
Administration and Account
Endoscopy and Ultra Sound Unit
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