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Table 1 Details of renal centres in Ghana (Cost estimated using exchange rate of USD 1: GHS 4.5, prevailing rate at the time of preparing the manuscript; HD – haemodialysis)

From: Decision-making experiences of patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) regarding treatment in Ghana: a qualitative study

  Unit Number of dialysis patients Age Range Average number of Sessions per Week Number of HD stations Cost per session
(USD)
Males Females Total
1 Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospitala 5 2 7 26–78 2 5 42
2 NAHGEb 12 2 14 19–76 2 8 44
3 Police Hospitala 16 2 18 23–79 2 6 56
4 Ghana-Canada Medical Centerb 3 3 6 26–50 3 3 56
5 Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Renala 160 98 258 11–82 2 17 58
6 Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Cardiothoracic Centrea 21 17 38 27–85 3 10 58
7 Peace and Love Hospitalb 5 2 7 38–67 2 4 47
8 Cape Coast Teaching Hospitala 26 11 37 26–68 2 10 56
9 Accra Kidneyb 5 4 9 35–60 2 6 58
10 Benghazi Dialysis Unitb 9 1 10 33–50 2 5 56
Total 262 142 404    74  
  1. a– government-funded facility; b – private-funded facility