DCE calls for investments at Sekyere-Kumawu


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By Gideon D. Ebbah, GNA

Kumawu (Ash), Aug. 21, GNA – Mr Samuel Addai
Agyekum, the District Chief Executive (DCE) for Sekyere-Kumawu, has called for
an increase in private sector investments in the area to create jobs and
improve the living conditions of the people.

He said the Assembly had embarked on various
initiatives to make the District attractive to investors and urged the private
sector to take advantage.

Mr Agyekum made the call at the inauguration
of Apomuden Diagnostic Centre (ADC), a private laboratory, at Kumawu in the
Ashanti Region.

The inauguration coincided with a free
health screening for the town’s people and those from surrounding communities.

Mr Agyekum commended the owners and
management of the facility for the bold decision and pledged the Assembly’s
readiness to support private sector investment to create employment for the

He urged the workers to adopt good work
ethics and be friendly with patients to create a good image for the Centre.

Mr Benjamin Adusei, Consultant of the
Centre, said the inauguration was to bring laboratory services to the doorsteps
of people in the Kumawu and Sekyere Afram Plains area.

He said the Centre with modern equipment
such as Haematology Analyzer, Chemistry Analyzer, Hb Electrophrosis Machine and
Microscope and other scanning equipment would help in providing Ultra-sound,
Abdominal Scan, Obstetric and gynaecological Scan and Prostate Scan services.

Mr Adusei said discussions were underway to
acquire accreditation from the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to make
it easy for the people to access services at the Centre.