Phase one of Kumawu hospital project to ready in three months

By
Stephen Asante, GNA

Kumawu (Ash), Sept 19, GNA – Phase one of the
200-bed Kumawu District Hospital is expected to be completed by close of the
year.

Works being done under this phase, include an
out-patients department (OPD), two operating theatres, intensive care unit,
medical, accident and emergency wards and blood bank.

Added to these, are radiology and dental
units, records office, public health and maintenance units.

Mr. Vincent Djan, an Engineer of Euroget,
contractors awarded the job, told the Ashanti Regional Minister, Mr. John
Alexander Ackon, during an inspection tour of the project that, they were
within schedule.

The facility is one of such nine hospital
projects being constructed across the country by the government to improve
access to quality healthcare.

Work on the on the two-year project started in
February, last year.

He indicated that the phase two, would involve
construction of accommodation for staff, mortuary, hospital stores, waste
disposal, conference and training facilities, kitchen, laundry, pharmacy and
dispensary.

Mr. Ackon underlined the government’s
determination to bring development to the people by way of the provision of the
needed socio-economic infrastructure.

He urged the contractors to ensure quality job
delivery, saying, there should be value for money.

GNA

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