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Bethlehem Maternity Home, Santoe East Legon Hills Not Licensed by Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA).

BETHLEHEM MATERNITY HOME, SANTOE EAST LEGON HILLS NOT LICENSED BY HEALTH FACILITIES REGULATORY AGENCY (HeFRA). The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) wishes to inform the General Public that BETHLEHEM MATERNITY HOME, SANTOE EAST LEGON HILLS is not licensed by HeFRA to provide health services to the Public. The General Public is hereby informed that HeFRA is the only mandated Agency by Health Institution and Facilities Act, 2011, (Act 829) to regulate (Register, Inspect, License and Monitor) all health facilities in…

Fransko Maternity Home, Madina Not Licensed by Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA).

FRANSKO MATERNITY HOME, MADINA NOT LICENSED BY HEALTH FACILITIES REGULATORY  AGENCY. The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) wishes to inform the General Public that FRANSKO MATERNITY HOME, MADINA is not licensed by HeFRA to provide health services to the Public. The General Public is hereby informed that HeFRA is the only mandated Agency by Health Institution and Facilities Act, 2011, (Act 829) to regulate (Register, Inspect, Licence and Monitor) all health facilities in Ghana. Section 11 (1) &(2) Act 829…

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital now HeFRA certified

The Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital on Monday, received its official license from the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), after satisfying the licensing requirements under the Health Institutions and Facilities Act 829. The operational license for the Hospital was jointly presented by Nana Otuo Acheampong, the Board Chairman of HeFRA and Mr Mattew Yaw Kyeremeh, the Acting Registrar of the Agency, to Dr Daniel Asare, the Chief Executive Officer of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital at a brief ceremony to officially acknowledge the…

KATH LICENSED BY HeFRA

KATH becomes first teaching hospital to be licensed by HeFRA The Health Facilities Regulatory Authority (HeFRA) on Tuesday presented an official license to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, after meeting the licensing requirements of the regulatory body. This makes KATH the first teaching hospital in Ghana to be accredited and permitted by HeFRA to use its physical facilities to carry out health care delivery services. The Hospital was awarded 84 per cent in the assessment carried out…

Korle Bu Teaching Hospital risks shutdown in March

Ghana’s foremost hospital, the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, is at risk of being closed down by March 31, 2019. According to the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), the body mandated to license health institutions in Ghana, Korle Bu operates without a valid license. The Board Chairman of HeFRA, Nana Otuo Acheampong, disclosed this to Joy News reporter Matilda Wemega during an inspection of some private and public health facilities in Accra. The inspection forms part of a nationwide exercise to halt the…

HeFRA to crack the whip against non-registered health facilities

The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), has announced plans to embark on a nation-wide exercise, to halt the operations of unlicensed health institutions for non-compliance with the law. Nana Otuo Acheampong, the Board Chairman of the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency, who made the announcement at a media engagement in Accra, explained that following promulgation of the Health Institutions and Facilities Act 2011, Act 829, all institutions, both public and private must now obtain a license for operation. He said presently…

HeFRA HOLDS END OF YEAR BOARD AND STAFF DURBAR

The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA), held an end of year Board and staff durbar on 19th December, 2018 at its office premises located at Cantonments. The Board and staff durbar was an opportunity for management and staff to interact and share their concerns with the Board of the Agency.  After official introduction of staff and Board members, the Registrar presented his welcome address. Highlights of his speech include some key achievements for the Agency.  These are: Validation of over…

HeFRA holds stakeholders meeting to discuss proposed fees and charges.

HeFRA holds stakeholders meeting to discuss proposed fees and charges The Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) as part of its mandate to license and monitor both public and private health facilities in the country held a stakeholders’ meeting on 30th November, 2018 to discuss proposed fees and charges for health facilities across the country as prerequisite for parliamentary approval of proposed fees and charges. There has been a general consensus to review the current fees and charges in a manner…

MINISTER FOR HEALTH VISITS HeFRA

The Minister for Health, Honorable Kwaku Agyemang- Manu MP paid a working visit to the Health Facilities Regulatory Agency (HeFRA) on Friday, 5th November 2018. The purpose of the visit was for him to familiarize himself with activities of the Agency and interact with staff and Management. The minister was received by the Board chairman, Nana Otuo Acheampong, the Ag. Registrar, Mr. Matthew Kyeremeh as well as Management and staff of the Agency. Nana Otuo Acheampong was grateful to the…

HEALTH FACILITIES REGULATORY AGENCY (HeFRA) INAUGURATE AUDIT COMMITTEE

Pursuant to section 86. (1) of the Public Financial Management Act, 2016 (Act 921) and Section 13.0 of the Guidelines for Effective Functioning of Audit Committees, 2017, HeFRA has inaugurated its Audit Committee Members today 8th August, 2018 at Ministry of Health Conference room. In attendance were: 1. Hon. Kingsley Aboagye-Gyadu – Hon. Deputy Minister for Health 2. Mr. Ransford Agyei – Ag. Director General, Internal Audit Agency 3. Nana Otuo Acheampong – Board Chairman, HeFRA 4. Mr. Matthew Yaw…