Twenty-eight steps to treatment
Mampong (Ash), Sept 27, Ghanadot/GNA
- The 28 steps that out-patients at Asante Mampong follow in
their treatment and medication is counter productive, a US
resource person on health has observed at Manpong on Friday.
Miss Ingrid Johnson, the resource person, then demonstrated
the corrective measure by assisting the staff of the
Out-Patient Department (OPD) to follow 20 steps of
administering treatment as against the usual 28 steps.
Miss Johnson gave this advise at a leadership workshop,
organised and sponsored by General Electricals (GE), aimed
at assisting the various District Hospitals including the
Mampong Hospital to achieve their set goals through good
She noted that the 20 steps process to treatment could
further be reduced to about 10, to make the hospital more
About 30 Senior Administrative Personnel drawn from Komfo
Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Kumasi, Mampong and Ejura
Hospitals attended the workshop.
They were taken through topics on communication, affective
coaching and creation of dynamic team.
Miss Wendy Trevil, also a resource person, urged the
participants to change the status quo at their various
hospitals without confronting culture to meet their set
She said her organization had drawn up innovative programmes
for efficient and effective management of the Mampong
Miss Trevil commended the management staff of the Mampong
Hospital for taking good care of the two generators, water
systems and theatre equipment among others, which her
organisation presented to the Hospital some years ago.
Dr Emmanuel Ahiable, Medical Superintendent in-charge of the
Mampong Hospital accepted the challenge for a change, to
bolster the realisation of the Hospital's set objectives.