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01.11.2019 Health

Afenyo-Markin Boosts Health Delivery In Winneba

By Kwesi Coomson | Parliament
Afenyo-Markin Boosts Health Delivery In Winneba
LISTEN NOV 1, 2019

The Member of Parliament for Effutu Hon Alexander Afenyo-Markin has improved health delivery system within his constituency.

The lawmaker has initiated self-financing projects for quality health delivery in his constituency.

Hon Afenyo-Markin disclosed this at a function where he donated 50 set of automatic beds to the Effutu Municipal Hospital.

He promised that the delivery of the second batch of the remaining 50 beds will arrive in December this year.

According to him, government is constructing hospitals at various communities such as Atekyedo, Gyaade, Wonsom and Akosua village.

"My aim is to ensure that nurses are not deprived of their needs to enable them to deliver quality health to the public. At Nsuakyir CHIP Compound, we have delivered the necessary requisition upon a persistent complain from the nurse in charge of the facility," he noted.

Afenyo-Markin continued, "We got a medical ward, and have renovated this maternity ward, mother's hostel, and also provided an ambulance vehicle for this facility."

According to the MP, Gh¢100,000 has been spent on renewing the National Health Insurance cards for 8,628 people in the constituency.

He revealed that a number of houses have been constructed at Atekyedo and its environs to help reduce accommodation problems confronting the municipality.

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Effutu, Hon John B.Ninsi commended Hon Afenyo-Markin for his selfless leadership in Effutu.

He pointed out that, the MP did not depend on government funds before initiating the development projects.

According to him, most projects embarked upon by the MP were through his own personal funding.

Dr.Kwesi Bota, Director at the Municipal Hospital lauded the MP for his developmental initiatives.

He stressed that the MP has assisted the hospital in diverse ways to improve health delivery in the constituency.

Source: The Punch Newspaper

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