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Author: Lawrence Obeng

CLAMP DOWN ON HEALTH FACILITIES (KUMASI)

CLAMP DOWN ON HEALTH FACILITIES (KUMASI) The Management of the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) on Monday, 22nd February, 2021 closed down some health facilities in Kumasi namely Lake Road Clinic, Krispat Hearing Centre, De-Castro Home Care, Echoscan Diagnostics Centre, Mediscience Laboratory, Osbon Diagnostics, Sonoscan and Focus Medical Diagnostic Centre for operating without the requisite licence. This exercise, was the second of a series of monitoring and enforcement activities the Agency is undertaking to clean up the health sector in…

CLAMPED DOWN ON HEALTH FACILITIES(ACCRA)

CLAMPED DOWN ON HEALTH FACILITIES The Management of the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) would like to announce to its clients, stakeholders and the general public about the closure of the Obengfo Hospital, Susan Clinic, China Recovery Clinic and Grace Diagnostic Centre located in the Greater Accra Region for operating without the requisite licence. This exercise, which took place on Friday, 29th January, 2021, is a step up in the enforcement efforts of the Agency in line with its mandate…

NOTICE FROM HeFRA MANAGEMENT

NOTICE FROM HeFRA MANAGEMENT The Head office of the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) will be temporary closed down for operations from today January 13th, 2021 and resume on the January 25th, 2021.…

PUBLIC NOTICE

Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) would like to notify our cherished clients that, Head office of HeFRA has relocated to the former MINISTRY OF HEALTH building at the ministries. Digital Address is GA-110-3586. Thank you.…

GUIDELINES ON CASHLESS PAYMENT SYSTEM

Pursuant to the Government of Ghana plan to make payments for all government services cashless, the Governing Board of HeFRA has directed that all payments to the Agency should be made cashless. For this reason, we entreat all our cherished clients/facilities to adhere to the following payment guidelines: Clients making cheque payments directly in our offices are advised to write the full name of the Agency at the “pay column”. Pay: Health Facilities Regulatory Agency Payments can also be made directly into HeFRA’s…

HeFRA SIGNS CONTRACT WITH IT FIRM-VATEBRA

Earlier in March 2020, HeFRA signed a provisional agreement with VATEBRA Limited, an information technology company with vast experience in online applications and ERP Software Development. The company will provide online mobile application services to enhance operational activities of HeFRA. The Mobile Online Information System will allow submission of documents (Registration), updating of files, scheduling of Inspections, verification of the status of Licence and as well as obtaining vital information regarding Monitoring and changes to policy guidelines. The Registrar –…

MASS REGISTRATION EXERCISE FOR ALL UNREGISTERED FACILITIES IN GREATER ACCRA

The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), in its quest to honor its statutory mandate to license and regulate all private and public health facilities in the country as mandated by ACT 829, is to ensure all facilities in Ghana are in good standing as Healthcare Providers. The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) in collaboration with the Society Of Private Medical and Dental Practitioners, Allied Health Professional Council, Ophalmologist Association of Ghana and all other health professional regulators are inviting you,…

IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE: 37 MILITARY HOSPITAL INCIDENT.

The Management and the Board of the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency, HeFRA (established under ACT 829, 2011), have received a report on alleged medical malpractices and equipment failures at the 37 Military Hospital and has constituted a fact-finding team to ascertain the authenticity of the report. The report indicated the following: Alleged delays in carrying out emergency brain surgery/procedure leading to the death of the victim. Alleged breakdown of equipment leading to the inability to carry out brain surgery. Alleged…

PUBLIC NOTICE: PETITION RECEIVED ON ALLEGED MEDICAL MALPRACTICE AT COUNTY HOSPITAL, KUMASI

Management of Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) wishes to inform the general public that the Agency has received a complaint from the Medical Malpractice Victims Inc, an advocacy group for potential medical malpractice victims and relatives. The complainant alleges that a female patient recently underwent an Obstetric procedure at the County Hospital, and foreign material(s) was/were left inside the pelvic cavity of the victim. After several weeks of complaints, imaging studies confirmed suspicious material (s), which have since been corrected…