Regional Medical Office of the German Embassy in Ghana

14.06.2019 - Article

The Regional Medical Office team is responsible for the medical care of employees of German Embassies throughout West Africa.
In addition we assist German and European citizens in Ghana in need of medical care and/or assistance.


No. 1, Examination Drive
North Ridge, Accra 

Regional Medical Office
Regional Medical Office© German Embassy Accra

Tel: +233 (0) 30 221 1051

Consultation Hours, by appointment only, ph: 00233 (0) 30 221 1051, 030 222 2608

Monday to Thursday: 8.00am – 12.00 noon, afternoon appointments by individual arrangement

Friday: 8.00am – 12.00 noon

Invoicing is in accordance with the German statutory scale of fees for physicians (GOÄ)

Our Team:

Dr. med. Dirk Englisch

Consultant in Internal & General Medicine
Infectious Diseases – Tropical Medicine 

Occupational Medicine

Language skills: German, English, Spanish, (French)

After completing specialist training in Germany, worked in hospitals in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Since 2004 medical officer in the health service of the German Foreign Office with postings as a Regional Medical Officer for East Africa (Nairobi, 5 years) and Latin America (Mexico-City, 3 years). Since August 2017 Regional Medical Officer for West Africa.

Dr. Englisch and Mrs Culley
Dr. Englisch and Mrs Culley© German Embassy Accra

Renate Culley

Medical Laboratory Technologist (MTA)

Languages: German, English, French (basic)

Since 1991 employed by the German Foreign Ministry with postings at the Head Office and Regional Medical Offices in Dakar, Accra, Beijing, New Delhi, Nairobi, Mexico City, Cairo and Moscow. Since Summer 2018 in Accra.

Medical Services:

  • Internal & General Medicine – Tropical Medicine
    • general consultation
    • routine medical checkups (adults and children)
    • treatment of acute and chronic diseases
    • tropical and travel medicine
  • Vaccinations (German Vaccines only)
  • Occupational health
    • fitness for service in the tropics examination

Diagnostic services

  • laboratory testing: Haematology, Clinical Chemistry, Parasitology (incl. Malaria diagnostics, urine and stool examinations)
  • Ultrasound (abdomen and thyroid gland)
  • ECG
  • Stress-ECG
  • 24 h blood pressure measurement
  • Spirometry (lung function test)
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