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53 deserted, uncompleted health and fitness amenities ‘discovered’

The Coalition of NGOs in Wellness says it has uncovered about 53 health and fitness projects throughout the country still left unattended to considering the fact that the assumption of the Nana Akufo-Addo led administration.

In accordance to its Chairman, Dr Gabriel Bernaku, the amount of the abandoned assignments signifies the Coalition’s hottest data as of April 29, 2020.

“As at 12 noon, my regional representatives are able to give me at minimum 53 wellness amenities possibly concluded and not commissioned or abandoned halfway,” he stated.

President Akufo-Addo has reported federal government, will this year start out the building of 88 Hospitals in districts with no these types of facilities.

Offering a televised tackle to the nation on April 26, 2020, the President defined that: “There are eighty-eight (88) districts in our state devoid of district hospitals we have 6 (6) new areas without having regional hospitals we do not have 5 infectious disorder management centres dotted throughout the place, and we do not have plenty of testing and isolation centres for diseases like COVD-19.”

A lot of have criticised the decision questioning why new amenities are scheduled to be manufactured even though ongoing tasks by former administrations have been stalled.

But Health Minister has mentioned the administration has hardly ever abandoned health amenities commenced underneath the erstwhile federal government led by John Mahama.

Kwaku Agyeman-Manu explained to the press on Tuesday, reported the Akufo-Addo-led governing administration has “taken time and means to complete” initiatives bequeathed them.

Nevertheless, findings by the Coalition of NGOs in Wellness notify a distinctive story.

Speaking on Top Story on Joy FM, Dr Gabriel Bernaku explained that “many of these projects are normally between 60% to 100% finish and these are from 2017 to date.”

“We are mindful of two important difficulties. A person, we have to carry on and up grade what has existed to make it possible for communities to use them and then we increase on,” he recommended.

Acknowledging that some facilities have viewed some stage of utilisation by the current govt, the Chairman of the Coalition urged President Akufo-Addo to redirect consideration to the uncompleted jobs even though plans are proficiently rolled out with regards to the new district hospitals.

“The Coalition of NGOs in Wellness is not against government including the 88 wellness facilities to the current types. We have been really distinct from Working day 1 given that 2017 tat government need to include, as stipulated in their manifesto so if they want to do much more, so be it,” he mentioned.

Dr Bernaku also cited the lack of commitment on the section of the NPP government and the Health Minister for that issue to see to the completion of the abandoned initiatives.

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