September 19, 2013

Mr Amankwa Kwabene Asiamah, Member of Parliament for Fanteakwa North, has donated an Ambulance valued at GHc 40,000 to health facilities in his constituency.

The MP used part of his share of the MPs National Health Insurance Find to purchase the vehicle, which has been allocated to health facility at Dedesewerako.

Mr Amankwa said he presented the ambulances because people in serious health conditions and women in labour had to travel long distances to health centers which has been causing maternal death.

Speaking with, the MP expressed worry that some expectant mothers in the community had lost their lives because they could not get transport to convey them to health centres early.

Mr Asiamah appealed to the Regional Health Directorate to supply health facilities in the communities with anti-snake test-tube since the people, mostly farmers suffer from snake bites.

He also appealed to authorities at the health facility to assist in the maintenance of the vehicle to ensure its long life span and usage.

Rosemary O. Yeboah/