INAUGURATION OF MATERNAL HEALTH FACILITY

INAUGURATION OF MATERNAL HEALTH FACILITY

An Ultramodern Maternal Health facility worth two hundred sixty thousand Ghana cedis GhȻ 260,000 has been inaugurated at Akwadum in the New Juaben North Municipality of the Eastern Region.

The project executed by the Member of Parliament for New Juaben North constituency, Hon. Nana Adjei Boateng who double as the Deputy Minister for Local government and Rural Development will serve the people of Akwadum and its adjoining communities to reduce maternal mortality rate in the area.

The facilities funded through his MP common fund have; delivery ward, consulting rooms and wash rooms. The Member of Parliament for New Juaben North constituency, Hon. Nana Adjei Boateng, said government’s commitment to achieve the SDGs and Universal Health care cannot be overemphasized. Mr Adjei Boateng further stated that the infrastructure projects are part of a broad strategy of improving geographical access to health care delivery thereby impacting on the reduction of maternal and child health morbidity and mortality. He said the project is part of his 2016 manifesto promise and urged the chiefs and people in the town to cultivate the habit of maintenance to prolong the lifespan of the facility. He also advised his colleague politicians to go about their campaign devoid of insult and chaos ahead of the general elections.

The Municipal Chief Executive for New Juaben North, Madam Comfort Asante, appealed to the chiefs and people in the municipality to recount on the numerous projects executed by the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo and the MP for New Juaben North, Nana Adjei Boateng and renew their mandate come December 7th.

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Elizabeth Ansaah (MIO)