Deputy Health and fitness MInister, Bernard Okoe-Boye was on a two-day working check out to Upper West.
The Medical Director of the Regional Healthcare facility in Wa, Dr Robert Amesiya, has appealed for a dedicated electric power line to be certain that the facility has continuous electric power for its operations.
He claimed power fluctuations can compromise the longevity of pricey lifesaving equipment at that Clinic and pressured the necessity for the Ministry of Health to aid the facility to get a devoted line that will not fluctuate as getting skilled.
Dr Amesiya created the charm when Deputy Minister of Health and fitness, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye, visited the Regional Clinic to round off his two-day doing work go to to Higher West.
Before, Dr Bernard Oko-Boye had a conference with health and fitness staff at the Regional Wellbeing Directorate exactly where troubles and the way forward were being talked over.
The Health care Director, Dr Robert Amesiya indicated that while the Regional Clinic has been in operation because January 2020, supplying some professional expert services to the people today of Higher West from a magnificent edifice, it has some hitches.
“As a Regional Clinic, we are envisioned to have about 600 workers, now we have 200 staff members which is about one-3rd but if you search at the price at which the workers numbers are increasing, it indicates that within the shortest attainable time, we may perhaps attain our workers strength which is the norm,” he stated.
The Health-related Director also hammered household the have to have for the Medical center to be supported with its ₵2 million seed cash to ensure smooth jogging of the facility.
“There were being preparations to get us the seed capital but however, COVID-19 pandemic arrived in and it took the consideration to that stage.
“So we are pleased the Deputy Minister Wellness Mister has appear. We have reminded him we also have to have a seed cash so that we can we can solution [handle] all other situations together with COVID-19 pandemic that we are at present obtaining,” Dr Amesiya indicated.
Dr Amesiya entreated all interested functions to perform their roles effectively to protect against the circumstance where by when folks are ill in Higher West, they have to be sent to other Areas for clinical interest.
“We are also attractive to indigenes of this location [Upper West], when persons come in, we want to obtain them effectively, pamper them so that additional of them can come to be a part of us, so that our men and women will are living devoid of dread,” he mentioned.
The Deputy Minister of Wellness, Dr Oko-Boye said that his go to to Upper West has been incredibly significant and commented on some difficulties that came up.
“The Director elevated some thing about seed income, very important, if you build a healthcare facility and you never have seed cash, it is tricky to start out it. And this seed income is cash you must allocate and disburse to the facility so that they can invest in the infusions, buy the anti-snake drugs, acquire the factors that people today will need.”
“Keep in mind this is not a private Medical center, it is only non-public hospitals that will be using treatment of you, get care of their price and test to make gain. For this area [Regional Hospital], there is a social component that is why the seed revenue problem is essential. That difficulty [seed money] too will be talked about with my manager, the Minister and I consider strongly that we will do our best to aid the Healthcare facility so that within the future six months, the Wa Regional Clinic need to be able to appear up from the 20% operational amount to at minimum 50% operational level.”
Dr Amesiya carried out Dr Oko-Boye all-around the safe and sound portion of the Isolation Centre and obstetrical and Gynaecology Ward of the Hospital.
The health care provider in cost of the Isolation Centre, Dr Emmanuel Steve Blankson, briefed Dr Oko-Boye and his entourage about the functions of the centre.