Trust Hospital appoints first CEO since it hived off from SSNIT

The Trust Hospital has appointed Dr. Mrs. Juliana Oye Ameh as its first Chief Executive Officer, since the hospital was hived off from the mother company Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) in January 2013.

Dr. Ameh is a Senior Specialist Paediatrician and had her Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in Nigeria in 2000. She later pursued a post graduate training in Paediatrics at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

She has over fifteen years’ progressive experience in paediatrics, neonatal and child health. She comes into her new role with over seven years specialized experience in health services development and management. She has been involved in several health developmental projects such as   national health policies, protocols and training manuals in Ghana.

Dr. Ameh has been a member of the West African College of Physicians in the Faculty of Paediatrics since 2006. She has a Post-Graduate Certificate with distinction in Business Administration and a Certificate in Health Administration and Management all secured in 2012 at GIMPA.

Prior to joining The Trust Hospital Company Limited (TTHCL), Dr. Ameh was the Medical Superintendent at Ledzokuku Krowor Municipal Authority (LEKMA) Hospital where she set up a thriving health delivery model in the hospital and made enormous impact in the steady rise of the hospital.

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Commenting on how she will manage a private hospital of this caliber, Dr. Ameh said: “clinical and administrative excellence can only be achieved through team effort and hard work. Through this, every person that walks into any of the nine facilities of The Trust Hospital Company Limited would walk out happy and satisfied.

Overall, I hope to upscale the Hospital in terms of clinical care, research, continued professional education and rightful application of technology for maximal efficiency. I will also seek to build team spirit in both the medical and non-medical professionals to maintain the Hospital as one of the leaders in private healthcare providers in Africa,” Dr. Ameh added.

The Trust Hospital was established in 1992 as a not-for-profit health facility to provide healthcare to SSNIT staff and their dependents. The facility was later upgraded into a full-fledge hospital to extend its services to the general public.

The Trust Hospital was incorporated in November, 2010 as The Trust Hospital Company Limited. It has three hospitals: The Trust Hospital, The Trust Specialist Hospital and The Trust Mother and Child Hospital and six satellite clinics.

The Trust Specialist Hospital located at Osu, Kuku Hill is a subsidiary of The Trust Hospital Company Limited.  It became operational in September 2012.  The major departments at this facility are Ophthalmology, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Dental and Physiotherapy. There are two Theatres at this facility.

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The Trust Mother and Child Hospital, located at Troas Crescent in Osu has an ultra-modern facility that takes care of Obstetrics and Gynecological cases and Paediatrics.

The Trust Clinics are community-based clinics with modern facilities and experienced health professionals.  They are located at Tema community 2, Pension House Ministries, Accra, Adenta Shopping Mall, Dome, Dome Telecom, Dansoman, Opposite Baptist Academy, and Sakumono, opposite the Tennis Court Sakumono Estates.

The vision of The Trust Hospital Company Limited is to create model hospitals and clinics for the West African sub-region by playing a leading role in the provision of quality patient-focused services at reasonable cost.

The mission of the company is to be a leading player in healthcare delivery service through the provision of efficient and cost-effective quality healthcare services with state-of-the-art technology by very friendly and highly motivated staff within a clean and healthy environment, thus maintaining a good corporate image as well as maximizing shareholders net worth at all times.

Its overall objective is to be a provider of excellent services at the least possible cost and offer the full range of healthcare services at its hospitals and clinics.

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