Popular Ghanaian actor and politician John Dumelo has added his voice about the abrupt increase in the cost of dialysis treatment at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH).
John Dumelo highlighted the need to include dialysis treatment in the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
Dumelo’s call comes after a widely circulated image on social media revealed that the price for dialysis had surged from GHC380 to GHC765, marking a 101 percent increase.
We have to make this possible because this is too much pic.twitter.com/GviWoZN7eP— Dr. JP STYLES 🔫 (@Jpstyles8) September 25, 2023
In a tweet posted on Monday, September 25, the multifaceted celebrity questioned why dialysis treatment isn’t included in the NHIS, arguing that such an addition is both necessary and achievable.
“Dialysis treatment should be included under the NHIS. It can be done,” he posted.
Check the post below;
Dialysis treatment should be included under the NHIS. It can be done. 🙏🏿— Farmer John (@johndumelo) September 25, 2023