Deputy Minister inaugurates five projects in Bibiani Municipality
The Deputy Minister of Health and Member of Parliament (MP) for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Constituency in the Western Region, Kingsley Aboagye Gyedu has inaugurated five health projects in the Bibiani Municipality.
Date Created : 11/5/2018 2:06:14 AM : Story Author : Daniel Akwasi Nuako/Ghanadistricts.com
Inaugurating the five CHPS compound at separate locations. He indicated that, the projects were financed through his share of the National Health Insurance Scheme funds allocated for members of parliament and also with the support of the 1million dollar per each constituency.
According to him, it is the vision of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to provide health facilities closer to every individual to avoid accessing health care from as five Kilometers.
He said, this is to meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDG5) a key element of the (SDG3) that focused on universal health coverage and challenges Countries to ensure that access to quality health care is universal and equitable for all irrespective of location, economic status, age and sex.
Mr. Gyedu said, government is determined to provide a CHPS Compound to at least one electoral area within the country to ensure the well-being of the people.
The beneficiary communities were Lineso, a suburb of Bibiani, Chine, Ntakam, Akaasu and Sefwi Apenkrom respectively.
He tasked the health workers posted to the various CHPS compound to be respectful, committed, patience and desist from rude attitude to the people in order to avoid any mob attacks.
Mr. Aboagye, also advised the constituents to renew their insurance cards to guarantee them access to facilities.
One his part, the chief of Sefwi Ntakam who doubles as Abakomahene of Sefwi Anhwiaso Traditional area, Nana Kwadwo Somiah ll, who speaks on behalf of the beneficiary communities commended the (NPP) government and the member of parliament for the area for their tremendous performance within the period of (20) months in government.
He then, pledged to ensure regular maintenance of the facilities to preserve it for future use.