Akufo-Addo Commissions Two Medical Centres And launches GHC6.1 million Police Emergency Medical Intervention Fund

President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday Tuesday, January 2022, commissioned two projects for the building medical centres and also launched a GHC6.1 million police emergency medical intervention fund to improve health care for police at the Police Hospital.

The move is to improve the quality of health care accessible to Ghana police.

The two medical centre projects are to serve as a new out-patient Department and the other a Virtual Medical Centre and will both be sited at the Police Hospital in Accra.

The out-patient project has an estimated value cost of GHC180,000 and will help to alleviate the queue build up at existing facility and will be designated for the treatment of emergency cases.

The Virtual Medical Centre will serve a different purpose and is estimated to cost GHC50,000 and will serve to connect health workers and patience who do not necessary be around for medical advise.

At the commissioning ceremony at the Police Hospital in Accra, the President noted that the projects were in line with Government’s digitization drive.

“Underlining the digitisation agenda of my government, which comprises of a robust National Identification System, digitised property address system , paperless port system, the e-justice system , pensions and insurance data, a digitised land registry and mobile money interoperability system is the overarching objective to improve transparency , accountability and efficiency in the delivery of public services.“

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