August 21, 2013

The Member of Parliament for Sissala East Hon. Suleimana Aligata Gbentie has donated medical equipment to some Community based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds in her constituency.

The items which include weighing scales, Sugar testing machines, Blood pressure monitors and a 21inch Television set is worth about GHC 23,000 were presented to the health facilities in Ting, Nwanduomu, Wolombele, Wuru, Santijan and Bawiesebelle.

Speaking to, Hon. Alijata Gbetie stated that her decision to donate these items is born out of her commitment to improving the level of health care in the area.

She said her kind gesture came as a great relief for the health staff as the lacked these basic medical equipment which should be common to any health facility worth it sort.

Hon. Alijata Gbentie who is also the former District Chief Executive for the area noted that she was surprised to know that the absence of these equipment resulted in the situation where patients were either under prescribed with medication or over prescribed.

She noted that this unfortunate practice could negatively affect the health conditions of the constituents hence her donation to the facilities to improve the situation.

Hon. Alijata Gbentie emphasized her commitment to ensuring an improvement in the quality of health services rendered to the residents, adding that Sissala East cannot develop without a healthy people.

Kwadwo Anim/