KOICA-KH Lab opens in Accra
The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has proudly announced its pivotal role in fueling healthcare transformation with the launch and sod-cutting ceremony of KH Medical Africa Center-KOICA KH Lab. This momentous event marks the inauguration of a groundbreaking initiative under the Inclusive Business Solution (IBS) program.
KOICA, as a key supporter, is facilitating the establishment through vital funding and collaboration with KOICA-KH Lab. This project was celebrated during the official launch and sod-cutting ceremony held on 6th December 2023 at KOICA-KH Lab, Plot 149, 24 Oko Mileeko Avenue, La Bawaleshie, East Legon, Accra.
The project, titled “Infectious disease response capability improvement project through the establishment of the Accra Medical Diagnosis Center in Ghana” funded by KOICA, will empower KOICA-KH Lab to leverage advanced devices and diagnostic kits. This strategic partnership ensures that healthcare tests meet the highest standards of excellence, marking a significant step towards the improvement of healthcare infrastructure in Ghana.
KOICA Director, Mr. Donghyun Lee, emphasized in his address that “We firmly believe in the importance of providing access to a universal healthcare system for everyone. This facility will significantly contribute to bolstering the healthcare system in Ghana.”
CEO of KH Medical Korea, Adam Hong delivered in his speech that “This gathering marks the initiation of a promising chapter for the field of diagnostics in Ghana, paving the way for significant advancements. Our commitment to affordability and excellence defines our mission, and we eagerly anticipate witnessing the positive impact unfold,”
The vision of KH Medical Africa Center- KOICA KH Lab fits together seamlessly with KOICA’s mission to establish inclusive, affordable, and easily accessible healthcare systems. Through this partnership, our aim is to empower the people of Ghana to lead healthier and more fulfilling lives.
About KOICA IBS Program
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) was established in 1991 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea as a governmental organization to implement the Korean government’s grant aid and technical cooperation programs. Inclusive Business Solution (IBS) is one of KOICA program that collaborate with corporations in creating funds and strategies for ODA projects to contribute to economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable development of developing countries. It also provides opportunities for employment and business; it is based on a strategic partnership that meets the business need of corporations. IBS partners with low-income group in developing countries in various ways, as distributors, sellers, or consumers.
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