Category Archive for: News

A SECOND HOSPITAL FOR HOPEXCHANGE!

by Angeline

HopeXchange announced today the completion of its acquisition of the Hospital Regional San Juan Bautista (the “Hospital”) in Jalpatagua, Guatemala from the Asociación Pro Construcción y Administración Hospital Regional San Juan Bautista. Founded in 2006 by Father Joseph Camilleri of Malta, the Hospital is today the primary source of medical care for Jalpatagua province in…



Memorandum of Understanding signed between HopeXchange and Yale University, USA

by Angeline

Following the visit of the President of Yale University Professor Peter Salovey to Ghana, HopeXchange and the University of Yale, USA, signed an agreement of collaboration last week. Witnessing the signing at the Office of the Provost, were Professor Pericles Lewis, Vice President for Global Strategy, Professor Michael Cappello and Professor Elijah Paintsil from the…



Pathology Department Launch

by Angeline

A Women’s Cancer Unit and Pathology Laboratory have just been inaugurated! The indispensable equipment of the Pathology Laboratory for cancer diagnoses was donated by the Government of the United States through a USAID/ASHA grant. The U.S. Ambassador to Ghana, Stephanie S. Sullivan, officially inaugurated the new Cancer Unit and Laboratory. More about the Inauguration of…



Launching of the Ophthalmic Department

by Angeline

With the collaboration of the Medical Association of Ophthalmologists for Africa (AMOA), the HopeXchange Medical Centre has launched its first eye operations. Close to 50 patients with various eye conditions have been treated. These include several cataract surgeries. Dr. Mildred, a Ghanaian ophthalmologist at HopeXchange Medical Center,  performed for the first time a particular eye operation, under the supervision of Dr. Francecso Martelli,…



Official Opening of the HopeXchange Medical Center and the launching of the Breast Cancer Department

by Angeline

The official opening of the HopeXchange Medical Centre on the 23 rd November 2018 marked also the launching of the Breast Cancer Department at the facility. Two surgical teams of experts From the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, and the Brust Zentrum of Zurich, Switzerland, treated several low income women that needed surgery. His Eminence Cardinal Peter Turkson, Prefect…



Professor Tsiri with HopeXchange Medical Center local leaders

by Angeline

A great addition to the cohort of medical experts at the HopeXchange Medical Center!  Professor Tsiri Agbenyega is flanked by Mario Cappello, Professor Riccardo Masetti and the local leaders of the Hospital. Prof Tsiri is a world famous Malariaologist and the former Provost and Dean of Medicine at KNUST. Prof. Agbenyega’s medical expertise and leadership…



Malaria/Infectious Diseases Symposium

by Angeline

A Malaria/Infectious Diseases Stakeholder’s Symposium was held at the HopeXchange Medical Center in the middle of August.  It was Co-Chaired by Dr. Michael Cappello – Professor of Pediatrics, Microbial Pathogenesis and Public Health  at Yale University and Chair of Council on African Studies and Dr. Francesco Castelli – Professor of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine…