Manso Nkwanta to get 40-bed capacity district hospital
The Minister of Health, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, and the District Chief Executive of Amansie West District Assembly have cut the sod for the construction of a 40-bed capacity district hospital Manso Nkwanta.
Date Created : 9/25/2020 4:30:57 AM : Story Author : Ghanadistricts.com/Rosemary O. Yeboah
They also commissioned a 3-bedroom medical officer's bungalow and a 4-unit self-contained nurses' quarters at Manso Nkwanta at the District Capital in the Ashanti Region.
The hospital, which is part of the 88 district hospitals announced by the president to be constructed across the country, will have theatre and surgical units, antenatal units, OPD, male, female, and kids wards among others.
The construction of the new district hospital, according to the minister, forms part of the government’s plan to expand the country’s health infrastructure and also improve the health care delivery system to the benefit of all.
Addressing a gathering of chiefs in Manso Nkanta, the Minister of Health Kwaku Agyeman-Manu said the government was working tirelessly to attain universal health coverage.
Mr. Ollenu Addressing the media said Assembly was finding it difficult to get officers posted to the district because of accommodation challenges.
According to him, The Assembly decided to build nice accommodation to make the medical officers and the Nurses feel comfortable and encourage them to stay in the district to provide quality medical care to the people.
He advised the Nurses to maintain the facility regularly to enable it last longer.