May 14, 2013

Member of Parliament for Offinso North, Hon. Collins Ntim Still has constructed a Health Centre at Nkwankwa in his constituency to satisfy the health needs of the people.

The centre has two nurses quarters attached to it to accommodate the health personnel who will be working there.

Hon. Collins Ntim hopes to complete the toilet facility and extend electricity to the centre in the course of the year to make it fully operational.

Speaking to, he stated that he has also lobbied for the establishment of a National Ambulance Service Training Centre in his constituency.

According to him his decision to lobby for the setting up of the health training centre in his area is born out of his commitment to ensure an improvement in the quality of health delivery in his vicinity and the country as a whole.

Currently personnel to man the centre are being recruited, adding that the centre is expected to operational in the course of the year.

Paramedics are expected to be trained at this centre to enable them dispense emergency health services to victims of accidents and other emergency cases to avoid loss of lives.

In the past four years there have been series of road accident which has claimed the lives of innocent Ghanaians partly due to the fact that the victims did not receive immediate medical attention, while others loss their lives because they were poorly handled by bystanders minutes after the accidents.

Kwadwo Anim/