July 14, 2017

The Member of Parliament for the Abuakwa North constituency in the Eastern region, Gifty Twum-Ampofo has presented an ambulance with ancillary facilities valued at GHC 94,000 to the Community Hospital Limited located in Kukurantumi.

The gesture was in fulfillment of a promise made by the MP to the hospital aimed at enhancing health delivery in the area.

According to her it is the objective of the current government to support private initiatives that are geared towards complimenting efforts of central government especially in the healthcare delivery system.

She was full of praise to God for enabling her to deliver on her promise and appealed to residents to pay for the services of the ambulance to help maintain it.

The Abuakwa North lawmaker urged the Hospital staff to maintain the facility in order for it to last long.

Chief Executive Officer of the Community Hospital Limited, Mr. Kwesi Acquah reiterated his outfit’s determination to work with government in delivering a hospital in each district which is in line with the one district, one district initiative through what he described as; “One District, One Hospital” to provide timely health care to residents in every District in the country.

The CEO disclosed that the Community Hospital ltd has so far expanded its tentacles to eight locations within the past eight years including five hospitals and three mortuaries all aimed at supporting government in the health delivery process to all. He thanked the MP for delivering on her promise.

The Head of Medical Services, Kukurantumi, Dr Cyril Krah expressed gratitude to the MP for the gesture which he said was a lifesaving noble gesture.

‘You will all agree with that this is very giant, significant, noble, progressive, commendable, singular charitable effort by an individual” he said.

The ambulance he said would enable the hospital offer easy and prompt transfer of cases to save lives.
He promised to put the facility into good use.

The Kukurantumi Community Hospital which began operation on December 3, 2016 and has so far provided adequate healthcare to all residents.

By Christian Kpesese/ ghanamps.com