SONA 19: Govt secures 275 ambulances
As part of efforts to make treatment of emergency cases more effective, the Akufo-Addo led administration has secured 275 ambulances to beef up the existing ones.
Date Created : 2/21/2019 7:41:16 AM : Story Author : Emmanuel Frimpong/Ghanadistricts.com
The Ambulances are expected to arrive in the country by June, 2019.
Delivering his State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Parliament today, President Akufo Addo noted that this will be complemented by the Drone technology which has also been introduced to help deliver essential medicine, blood and blood products to remote communities.
He said his government has granted financial clearance for the recruitment of eleven thousand, one hundred and eighteen (11,018) health personnel to increase existing clinical staff.
He revealed that the Ministry of Health had earlier receive financial clearance to employ fourteen thousand, five hundred and twenty-four (14,254) into the health sector, adding that these nurse assistants belong to the tranche that passed their exams in 2016 from Government Health Training Institutions, and have commenced work this February.
He concluded by adding that, the Ministry of Health was working to obtain financial clearance for the recruitment of the 2017 and 2018 graduates.