• Ghana Health Services and the Irish health system – bridging the gap.

      Akaateba, D; Andan, M; Hadfield, K; Elmusharaf K; Leddin D; Murphy F; Ofosu W; Sheehan C; Finucane P (Irish Medical Journal, 2017-02)
      The University of Limerick Hospitals Group (ULHG), and the University of Limerick (UL), are committed to fostering links with the developing world and contributing to solutions of the challenges these countries face. In 2016 a group from UL and ULHG visited the Upper West Region of Ghana1 to explore the possibility of establishing a partnership with Ghana Health Services (GHS). In this article, we describe aspects of GHS and outline some of the challenges for Irish institutions trying to engage with the realties of the developing world.