The Ashanti Regional Hospital (Kumasi South Hospital) will from August 1, 2018 open Ghana’s first all males well being unit to deal with all types of Erectile Dysfunction. The facility named “Men’s Clinic” which might be working on Wednesday afternoons on the Regional Hospital can be managed by specialists, and has been setup to handle and deal with all types and types of erectile dysfunction.
Dr Samuel Amanama, a sexologist on the Kumasi South Hospital, who introduced this, stated the motivation for establishing the centre was due to the rising incidents of erectile dysfunction within the area and the remainder of the nation, coupled with circumstances of divorce and different social challenges that include such circumstances.
He attributed the rising circumstances and attendant social challenges to the truth that many individuals usually are not conscious that every one kinds and sorts of erectile dysfunction are treatable, leaving many to resort to fruitless options.
Dr Amanama introduced this in a presentation on the 4th version of the annual retreat for medical superintendents in authorities hospitals in Ashanti at Ejisu.
The 3-day retreat introduced collectively 25 medical superintendents from authorities well being services within the area in addition to different stakeholders within the well being sector to focus on myriad of points associated to high quality well being care supply within the nation.
As a part of the retreat, the medical superintendents launched into a well being outreach train on the Ejisu, Juaben and the Onwe authorities hospitals and managed numerous well being circumstances. They additionally carried out 15 main surgical operations.
Until date ED points have been dealt with on the numerous well being services by medical docs, however the rising incidents have referred to as for the institution of the “males’s clinic’ for specialists to handle them.
The Sexologist Specialist attributed majority of the causes of the erectile dysfunction to circumstances relating to outdated age, diabetics, hypertension and a few sickle cell circumstances.
He stated, even with such circumstances when sufferers report to the hospital, they’d be handled with out a lot issue so they may proceed having fun with their regular intercourse lives in addition to cut back the social challenges that accompany such points.
Dr Amanama lamented the shortcoming of some males to method well being personnel for assist on such points however resort to taking all types of drinks and concoctions, including that almost all of them after taking such drinks come to the hospitals with extra severe issues.
He was sad with the unregulated sale of natural alcoholic preparations most of which he stated add extra well being challenges to the folks, including that till such drinks are regulated, many extra males would proceed to endure from EDs since they’re deceived with adverts promising therapeutic as an alternative of in search of the appropriate options in hospitals.