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The health alert carried on the front page of this paper clearly shows how the health of Ghanaians is being gambled with by operators of health facilities who decide not to calibrate their medical instruments.
The fact that, only 22 health facilities out of the large number of them in the country have calibrated is rather disappointing. But even more discomforting is the fact that Korle Bu and Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospitals are among defaulters.
According to medical experts, it is very dangerous for health facilities to decide not to calibrate their instruments, because inaccurate results can lead to wrong diagnosis and prescriptions, a situation that might …