Nana B Cuts Sod For The Construction Of A 30 Bed Children’s Ward On His 40th Birthday

The National Youth Organizer of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Lawyer Henry Nana Boakye (Nana B) has cut sod for the construction of 30-bed Children’s ward and O. P. D. Clinic at the Tafo Government Hospital as part of initiatives marking the celebration of his 40th birthday, dubbed “Nana B @40”.

The project is to be completed between 12 and 18 months of commencement.

The project when completed will have on the right wing a Paediatric OPD with a Waiting Area, 2 Consulting Rooms, and a Treatment Room.

The Children’s ward which will be on the left-wing will have 20 Bed General Children’s Ward; Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit with three (3) Intensive Care Stations; Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) with a minimum of five (5) Incubators; Nurse’s Station and Storage: Staff Restrooms and Washrooms; and Inpatients’ Washrooms.

“Besides caring and providing for sick children in emergency and chronic settings, the facilities we are building will contribute in essential ways to primary health care for children ” Nana B has said.

On his part, Hon. Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister for Energy, who was the guest of honor, commended the NPP Youth Leader for taking up the initiative to help in the delivery of quality health care to children in a serene environment that utilizes technology and state of the art equipment.

The Medical Superintendent of the Hospital Dr. Kwame Agyeman acknowledged the workload on the current facility which serves about 34,000 children of which he admits is woefully inadequate and puts more pressure on the facility, he expressed gratitude to Nana B for choosing Tafo Government Hospital to put up such a wonderful edifice.

The sod-cutting ceremony was graced by the Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei-Mensa, Hon. Ekow Vincent Asaffuah (MP for Tafo Pankrono), Hon Asamoah Boateng (CEO of SIGA), Lawyer Justin Kodua Frimpong (CEO of YEA), and Tafohene, Nana Agyen Ababio.

Also Present were the Ashanti Regional Organiser, Regional women organizer, and some Regional Youth Organizers together with Tafo-Pankrono Constituency Youth Organizers.

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