The Head of Medical Social Work Unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) Alhaji Braimah Sakara is appealing for funds from organizations, religious groups, co-operative institutions and individuals to help save the life of Nanche Kipo, a sixteen (16) years old boy from Mandari in the Bole district of the Savannah Region.
An open letter signed by Alhaji Braimah of the medical social work unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, a department tha intervenes for vulnerable patients said Nanche Kipo is seeking a specialist’s care at the Neurological ward of the Tamale Teaching Hospital.
“He has recently been diagnosed with Evacuation of Intraccrabral Abscess after a scan and specialist consult and in view of this, he has been booked to undergo an operation at the Tamale Teaching Hospital”; the letter said.
Alhaji Braimah further explained that “The cist of the operation is Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (Gh¢ 10,000.00) Which excludes medication and laboratory investigation”.
“The medical social work unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital is a department which appeal to organization, religious, Co-operative institution and individuals to help vulnerable patients.
“We are therefore counting on your support be it cash for kind to help save the life of this boy”; he pleaded.
Speaking in an interview on Bole based Nkilgi FM Alhaji Ibraihim mentioned the urgency of the operation of 16 year old Nanche Kipo adding that “some of the items for the operation like an implant would have to be imported from Germany”.
He said their social investigation indicates the parents of Nanche Kipo are peasant farmers and so cannot raise the money for the operation.