The Korean Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH), has donated a skills laboratory to the Krachi West Nursing and Midwifery Training College.
In addition to the skills laboratory, is a conference hall, is estimated to cost at GHS640,000.00.
The facility will serve as a dual purpose, and it will improve access to healthcare.
At a commissioning ceremony, Country Director for Korea Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH), Hyejin Jung said the facility was provided based on assessment of the institution.
She assured the hospital and college of assistance and more support towards healthcare delivery.
The Principal of the Krachi West Nursing and Midwifery Training College, Mrs. Elizabeth Mensah said though the project had some challenges from the beginning, she is glad to see the completion of the skills laboratory and Conference hall in Krachi West Hospital for Krachi West Nursing and Midwifery Training College.
“This project had some challenges in the process and came a long way. However, we all learned a lot from the experience and had an opportunity to better plan for the next steps”, she added.
She thanked the Korean Foundation for International Healthcare (KOFIH), for partnering with Krachi West, and hoped that the facility would become a symbol of cooperation between the Training College and the hospital.
She said that she will ensure the facility is utilized as well as provide necessary support to maximize the utilization.
KOFIH, a Non-for Profit Organisation supports the Ghanaian health sector. Every year, KOFIH disburses USD500,000 to providing quality healthcare for the benefit of the people.
Since 2013, KOFIH has helped communities in Ghana, by supporting the Ghana Health Service, together with the Korean government, strategise ways to solving health issues in the country.
By Agnes Melissa Yovo | Talksafrica.com