The Member of Parliament for Akuapem North, Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah Adjei has cut-sod for work to commence on the Tetteh Quarshie Memorial Hospital, ABC News can report.
The works at the hospital form part of her quest to ensure the healthcare needs of her constituents are addressed while promoting comprehensive development of their wellbeing.
At a ceremony to mark the commencement of the project at the hospital in Mampong, the Akuapem North MP disclosed that the works will include refurbishment of the structures and an upgrade of some of the facilities.
Addressing the gathering, the deputy Information Minister described the move as a giant step in fulfilling a significant portion of her pledge to improve the healthcare facilities in her area as MP.
“When I took over as the Member of Parliament for Akuapem North Constituency, I made a solemn commitment of ensuring an improvement in the health needs and to promote the comprehensive development of the wellbeing of my people. As part of this commitment, I am happy to announce that, a giant step in fulfilling a significant portion of the pledge I made to my people has manifested” she told the Mamponghene Osabarima Otu Darteh, opinion leaders, the youth and other stakeholders gathered at the event.
Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah was joined by the Health Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu and the Eastern Regional Minister Hon. Kwakye Darffour for the sod-cutting exercise.
The refurbishment of the hospital follows series of stakeholders consultations, engagements and interactions with all relevant stakeholders as well as management of the hospital in finding ways of bringing the hospital back to life.
Meanwhile, work has already started on the rehabilitation of the inner link road to the doctors’ bungalows which was in poor and deplorable state.
Nana Ama Dokua Asiamah Adjei was confident that the refurbishment and upgrade of facilities at the hospital help it to effectively and efficiently deliver on its mandate of providing first-class healthcare services to the good people of Akuapem North and Ghana as a whole.
She urged her constituent to be optimistic, assuring that “Let us remain positive in the Hope we believed in and the Change we voted for under President Nana Akufo-Addo”.