The District Chief Executive for Krachi West, Mr. Douglas Osei-Nti has appealed to development partners and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to emulate the steps of Korean Foundation for International Healthcare, in the quest of providing quality affordable healthcare for people in deprived areas.
He said that gesture will improve the mode and access to healthcare delivery in the country.
He made the appeal at a handing over ceremony of a skills laboratory and a conference hall to the Krachi West Nursing and Midwifery Training College in the Krachi West District of the Oti Region.
The GHS640,000 project is expected to serve as a dual purpose at the Krachi District Hospital since it has been in dire need of infrastructure and logistics.
He urged all to strivtly abide by the COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing, washing of hands and wearing of nose masks since the spread of the virus is in ascendency.
Fo his part, Deputy Director of Public Health Services (DDPS) of the Krachi West District, Mr. Victor Ahiagba who delivered an address on behalf of Oti Regional Director of Public Health said the facility came at a time where the it is needed adding that, it would help in the training of students.
He said it will also provide on the job training for staff in the district and Oti region.
He also said he will work with management of the school and health directorate to maintain the facilities for future generations.
Country Director for Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH), Hyejin Jung said KOFIH is looking forward to providing intensive and obstetric care to fill emergency loopholes.
“So we are looking forward to supporting those areas in the next phase”, she said.
By Agnes Melissa Yovo | Talksafrica.com