Tema General Hospital: 2023 witnesses 1,079 deceased patients

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Dr. Richard Anthony, Medical Director of Tema General Hospital, has raised alarm over the increasing number of individuals arriving at the hospital deceased.

In 2023, 1,079 people were brought in dead, a significant rise from 2022's 882 cases, with a notable impact on the working-class demographic. Dr. Anthony urged prompt reporting of health issues and immediate medical attention for post-discharge complications.

Investigations are underway to determine the root causes, with top death conditions including cardiovascular diseases, liver diseases, and respiratory distress. These concerning trends emphasize the need for proactive healthcare measures and public awareness campaigns to address rising mortality rates.

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