Renowned Economist and a member of the United Nations Advocates for Sustainable Development Goals – Jeffrey Sachs, has commended Former President John Dramani Mahama for his role in improving the country’s health sector.
According to him, the former President ensured several innovations in Ghana’s health sector, and made an impact on the country’s quest to guarantee access to quality healthcare.
The American economist and director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, gave the commendation during a courtesy call to Former President Mahama on Sunday evening.
The discussions focused on the implementation of the One Million Community Health Workers (1mCHW) Campaign, with the two expressing optimism that the project will be sustained for the larger benefit of people in Ghana’s deprived communities.
The Ghana Campaign has so far recruited, trained and deployed 20,000 Community Health Workers, who are contributing significantly to the delivery of healthcare services in the rural communities.
Professor Sachs, accompanied by his wife and staff, presented reports relating to the One Million Community Health Workers Campaign to President Mahama.
He further invited Former President Mahama, to engage with the United Nations, adding that they needed people of his skills and expertise to drive development across the continent and the globe.
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