Digestive diseases are disorders of the digestive tract or gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The GI tract is made up of the oesophagus, stomach, large and small intestines. This together with the liver, pancreas, and the gall bladder complete the digestive system. In digestion, food and drink are broken down into nutrients that the body can absorb and use as energy and building blocks for cells.
With the Ghanaian diet changing to include more processed foods, PMC will offer services that help with the treatments of ailments like stomach ulcers, colon cancer, rectal cancer, inflammatory bowel diseases, hepatology and anorectal diseases (piles, anal fissures, anal fistulae).