The President Nana Akufo-Addo, says govt has secured €71.5 million to build and equip 12 40-mattress hospitals, with the involved team accommodation facilities for medical center staff, across the nation.
Undertaking the sod-reducing ceremony for the building of the Mim Neighborhood Hospital on Sunday, he described that the rationale for the construction of these hospitals is to promise accessibility to healthcare for all Ghanaians.
He explained this will be performed by way of enhancing existing healthcare amenities and constructing new types in spots the place none exist in the region.
In accordance to President Akufo-Addo, the funding for the development of these hospitals has been secured from Erste Team Lender AG and Česká Spořitelna a.s.
The hospitals are established to be produced by VAMED Engineering GmbH of Austria, a world wide chief in the building of health care amenities.
The beneficiary communities are Jumapo, Kwabeng, Nkwatia, Achiase and Adukrom in the Eastern Region Suame, Drobonso, Sabronum, Manso Nkwanta, Twedie in the Ashanti Location and Kpone Katamanso in the Greater Accra Region.
These projects, together with that of Mim, are envisioned to be done in 24 months.
“The graduation of these assignments serves as even more evidence of Government’s determination to accomplishing the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Growth Goals, and Universal Health and fitness Coverage for all Ghanaians,” the President reported.
He added, “Bringing principal wellbeing care providers to the doorstep of communities and men and women stays a precedence agenda of my govt, and will be sustained beyond 2020.
“These health infrastructures stand for terrific assets for our country, and will enable cut down maternal and little one overall health morbidity and mortality.”
Upon completion, the Mim Neighborhood medical center will be fitted with an outpatient office and a general public well being wing, a surgical suite consisting of a theatre, recovery ward, and a sterilisation device.
It will also have a shipping device and neonatal intense treatment unit (NICU) laboratory, pharmacy and x-ray a 30-bed ward for males, females and paediatrics products and services block made up of the laundry, suppliers and a cold area and team accommodation.
Other components of the venture package contain provide and set up of health care gear a single-year publish completion warranty and servicing and a teaching ingredient for personnel.
President Akufo-Addo urged the contactor, VAMED Engineering GmbH, to operate assiduously and guarantee that this challenge is sent on time and on finances.
He stated he was expectant that “that they will employ indigenes in the course of the design period”.
He certain the chiefs and folks of Mim that the building of the medical center challenge is a indicator of bigger factors to appear for the city.
The President included that “with four additional for Nana and the NPP, I anticipate that all of us, collected right here, will be existing yet again, God-keen, for the commissioning of this undertaking, when it is completed.”