Health

The Ada East District Health Directorate is one of the sixteen District/Municipal and Metropolitan Health Directorates in the Greater Accra Region which over sees the Health issues in the Ada East District.

It has Thirteen Health facilities under its jurisdiction comprising of Twelve government facilities and on private facility

The district is divided into three administrative sub-districts as follows:

  • Ada-Foah sub-district
  • Kasseh sub-district
  • Pediatorkope sub-district

These facilities are well distributed in the three sub district mentioned and it comprises of Three Health Centres, One Clinic, a District Hospital and Eight CHPS facilities though all the 27 electoral areas have been zoned.

District Population Distribution 2016

 

0-11 MNTHS

12-59MNTHS

WIFA

EXP. PREG.

TOTAL

ADA

1,280

6,072

9,825

1,280

40,370

KASSEH

1,024

4,857

7,860

1,024

32,296

PEDIATORKOPE

255

1,214

1,964

256

8,074

DISTRICT

2,559

12,143

19,649

2,559

80,740

 Ada sub District has Ada Health Centre, Adedetsekope, Pute, Agorkpo, Azizanya and Teyekpikope CHPS zones to cater for the Health issues;  Kasseh Sub District has the District Hospital, Kasseh Health Centre, Health Star Clinic,  Dogo, Asigbeykope and Tamatoku CHPS  and Pediatorkope  Subdistrict which is an Island with about 22 communities has Pediatorkope Health Centre.

All facilities offer a 24 hours service to clients and the District Hospital serves as a referral point to all facilities in the district. Services rendered are as follows:

  • Out Patients and In Patient Services
  • Laboratory
  • Xray,
  • Antenatal
  • Nutrition
  • Tuberculosis
  • Reproductive and Child Health Services
  • Child Welfare Clinics
  • Family Planning (Long and Short term Methods)
  • Prevention from Mother to Child Transmission
  • Counseling and Testing of HIVs
  • Adolescence

There are other programmes that the Ghana Service engages in from time to time;

  • Expanded programme on Immunization (EPI).

TOP TEN DISEASES SEEN AT THE OUT PATIENT DEPARTMENT  FOR 2015

CASES

# OF CASES

Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

10,500

Malaria

 6,381

Diarrhoea

 5,500

Rheumatism & Joints Pain

 5,106

Skin Diseases

 3,376

Intestinal Worms

 3,025

Acute Urinary Tract Infection

 1,908

Anaemia

 1,847

Acute Eye Infections

 1,411

Septicaemia

  859

All Other diseases

23,535

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