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Korle Bu Hospital was established in 1923 and has grown from an initial 200 bed capacity to 2000. The hospital leads in the provision of specialist health services but it lacks space and is under pressure from ever increasing patient numbers. A young woman is rushed into the theatre for an emergency operation, another is fighting for her life in the corridor of the Maternity Ward. The documentary takes us behind the scenes to give us a view of the Maternity Ward, one of the busiest in the hospital.
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    Good News From Kpalbe...

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    Is Korle Bu Hospital At A Breaking Point...

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    Ghana's Empty Blood Banks...

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    Is Korle Bu Hospital Now A Dumping Groun...

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    Prof. Sai Speaks...

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    Setting The Records Straight...

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    The Road to Kute-Buem Part 1...

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"The Lights Have Gone Out Again" is a moving investigation into the high incidence of maternal deaths in Ghana. Filmed in diverse locations across Ghana, it tells powerful stories about the challenges that women confront as they seek care from the health services. It features key advocates, policy makers and leading health practitioners and highlights issues that hitherto had not featured highly in the national health debate.