Government Pays Almost US$500k For The Surgery Of The Siamese Twins.

The government of Ghana paid 3 million Ghana cedis(496,903 U.S dollars) on Thursday, August 19, 2021 to assist in defraying the cost of detachment surgery of four months old conjoined twins.

According to a statement made by the Minister of Health, Agyemang Manu, spondulicks have been dropped and the conjoined twins are set to undergo Surgery in September. The Minister also acknowledged that ” We have also started procuring equipments that would enable the doctors to perform the surgery. Some 9f the equipments have arrived, the doctors are on course and we are getting things actually moving fast for us to get the thing going.”

On July 5, 2021, the Ghanaian president, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo issued a statement to pay for the surgery after huge social media campaigns to seek funds for the conjoined twins.

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Approximately, one hundred and thirty five(135) Ghanaian doctors are anticipated to unite to carry out the ahistorical operation to separate the conjoined twins who are currently at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital.

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