The government, last year, released about GHc 500,000 to offset part of the debt but the facility said it is yet to receive the rest of the money.

The Accra Psychiatric hospital is yet to receive full payment of a GHc4 million debt owed suppliers of the facility.

The government, last year, released about GHc 500,000 to offset part of the debt but the facility said it is yet to receive the rest of the money.

The Head of Public Relations at the hospital, Dr. Ama Boadu, said the Minister of Health is yet to address their concerns.

“Our challenges are not new to the public. From late last year when we had the crisis and the government brought in some money, since then, we haven’t received any amount from the government.”

“The hospital director and the administrator have tried several times to meet the Minister of Health and as at now… they haven’t been able to meet the minister,” she told Accra-based Citi FM.

She said that for now, the hospital is “still relying on donations from people. For the money the government gave, we exhausted that long ago so it is really a difficult situation for the hospital.”

It will be recalled that the three-year-old debt owed the Accra Psychiatric Hospital, compelled suppliers of the facility to withdraw their services which made the hospital suspend new admissions.