Nsawam (E/R), Jan. 30, GNA - Mr Frank Annoh-Dompreh, Member of Parliament for Nsawam-Adoagyiri has pledged to provide water tanks to three clinics and a motorbike to the Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipal Health Service Department.
The water tanks would be distributed to Kofisah, Adoagyiri and Djankrom clinics in the Eastern Region.
Mr Annoh-Dompreh made the promise in an interview with the Ghana News Agency after the Nsawam-Adoagyiri Municipal Health Service held a programme at Nsawam to review its 2015 performance.
He said the items would be his personal support to the health department's educational programmes to sensitise the people in the area on the pneumococcal meningitis outbreak, which had already taken some persons lives in some regions.
Mrs Esther Duah Oyinka, Municipal Director of Health Service, called on the health personnel to vigorously carry the proper hand washing with soap programme to the inhabitants.
She advised the citizenry to report health cases early at nearby clinics for prompt attention before the situation gets worse.
Mrs Oyinka saidvery soon the health department would start its sensitisation on the meningitis in churches and schools and called on assembly members and chiefs to support the programme in their communities. GNA