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02.02.2012 Health

Work progresses on 200,000 dollars water project for KATH

By GNA
Work progresses on 200,000 dollars water project for KATH
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Kumasi, Feb. 2, GNA – A 200,000 dollars water project being constructed at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) through the assistance of the Israeli Development Agency, Marshav, is nearing completion.

It involves the sinking of two new boreholes and the rehabilitation of two old ones, water pumping station, expansion of the water reservoir and a chlorination plant for purifying water.

The Director of the Agency, Mr Daniel Karmon, and his deputy, Mr Talya David, on Thursday inspected the project.

They were accompanied by the Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, Madam Sharon Bar-Li, and Deputy Chief of Mission, Eyel Lampert.

They expressed satisfaction with the job so far done.

They were also conducted round the Neonatal Unit of the Child and Mothers' Department of the hospital where they expressed worry about the congestion there.

Mr Karmon gave the assurance that the Agency, which is into project development in developing countries, would assist to create more space at the Department.

They would, additionally, sponsor some of the health personnel at the hospital for outside training in emergency and trauma management.

The Medical Director of KATH, Dr Baffour Awuah, said they were grateful to the Israelis for their significant contribution towards the upgrading of the hospital facilities and skills of the health personnel.

GNA

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