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Ghana: €71.5 million secured for 12 new hospitals to be completed in two years

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 14, 2020
Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Government has secured €71.5 million to construct and equip twelve hospitals, with the associated staff accommodation facilities for hospital workers, across the country.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Ghana   President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Performing the sod-cutting ceremony for the construction of the Mim Community Hospital, on Sunday, President Akufo-Addo explained that the rationale for the construction of these hospitals is to guarantee access to healthcare for all Ghanaians, through improving existing healthcare facilities, and constructing new ones in places where none exist in the country.

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According to President Akufo-Addo, the funding for the construction of these hospitals has been secured from Erste Group Bank AG and Česká Spořitelna a.s., with the hospitals set to be constructed by VAMED Engineering GmbH of Austria, a global leader in the construction of healthcare facilities.

The beneficiary communities are Jumapo, Kwabeng, Nkwatia, Achiase and Adukrom in the Eastern Region; Suame, Drobonso, Sabronum, Manso Nkwanta, Twedie in the Ashanti Region and; Kpone Katamanso in the Greater Accra Region.

These projects, including that of Mim, are expected to be completed in two years.


 

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