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Deputy Communications Director of the ruling NPP, Mame Yaa Aboagye says President Akufo-Addo will be go into history as the President “who provided every community with healthcare” in addition to his numerous social interventions.
She was optimistic that President Akufo-Addo will not only be praised for fulfilling his promises regarding the educational sector but also noted for fixing infrastructure challenges in the health sector.
“Wisdom is ruling. Wisdom is making progress in the country…Agenda 111 will optimally advance Ghana’s healthcare delivery today and the future. We stand for the truth and are committed to it”, she stated.
President Akufo-Addo on Tuesday performed a symbolic ceremony at Trede in the Atwima-Kwanwoma District for the official commencement of the ‘Agenda 111’ aimed at increasing greater access to healthcare delivery across the country.
The objective, according to him, is to build and equip as many hospitals as possible to enhance Ghana’s agenda of becoming a ‘Centre of Excellence’ in medical care in the West African sub-Region.
In all, a total of 111 hospitals is expected to be constructed nationwide with each costing about US$16.88 million.
The hospitals are scheduled to be completed within 18 months by a team of local contractors.
Facilities include Out-Patient-Department (OPD), Maternity, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Units, Accident and Emergency Units, Male, Female, Paediatric as well as Surgical and Consultation Units.