Welcome to SUNKWA KINTAMPO CLINIC
It is the first Private Clinic in both the north and South
of Kintampo District ever to be registered by the Private Hospitals and
Maternity Homes Board on the 15th of January 1982
GENESIS OF THE
The turbulent years of the late 1970s and the decade that
followed, led to acute shortages of drugs in the health facilities all over the
Pilfering was one of the factors. It was not uncommon to see
women Peddling drugs in the markets.
Severe famine caused by wild fire that swept across the
length and breadth of the country in 1979/80 impacted negatively on the health
of the people.
Communicable diseases like measles, whooping cough etc.
dominated the health records.
Coups and counter coups were the order of the day. Acute
shortages of essential commodities like soap, sugar milk, drugs etc. threw the
entire country into chaos.
Long queues were seen here and there in search of such
Moral decades rose high-words like "kalabule"
"ate gya" "fa woto begye" etc gained currency.
It is this scenario that compelled 41 years old Sampson
Takyi-kwakye a Medical Assistant at the Kintampo Hospital to go into Private
Three Rooms acquired on the outskirts of kintampo near the
Techiman road was partitioned to give room for the OPD, CONSULTING ROOM,
LABORATORY AND RECOVERY ROOMS.
In February 1981, Application letter was sent to Private
Hospital and Maternity Homes Board for accreditation.
1st June 1981, Private Hospital and Maternity Homes Board
informs Regional Director Health service B/A to inspect the premises of Sunkwa
30th June 1981, Premises was inspected and given Temporary
approval to commence business.
15th January 1982, Approval for Full Registration of Sunkwa
Kintampo Clinic to start operation by Private Hospital and Maternity Homes
The clinic operated smoothly on the cash and carry system
April 2008, Sunkwa KINTAMPO Clinic was given accreditation
by NHIS Board.