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V/R Hospital to Be Fully Fledged Teaching Hospital – President

Government is on course to construct of district hospitals for some Municipal and Districts Assemblies in the regions.

July 11, 2018

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced government plans to convert the Volta Regional Hospital into a fully-fledged teaching hospital.

He added that government is on course to construct of district hospitals for some Municipal and Districts Assemblies in the regions.

Speaking at the Adaklu District in his second day of his three-day working tour of the Volta Region, Nana Akufo-Addo pledged to ensure prudent management of the nation’s resources to build a more robust and resilient economy.

The president inspected ongoing projects in the Ho Municipality and the Adaklu District which included a 10 thousand seater multipurpose youth and sports development centre at Tsrefe in the Adaklu.

The two million-dollar projects forms part of government’s efforts to provide the youth avenue to nurture their talents.

The President assured everybody that there would be equitable distribution of the national resources for even development.

The President later inspected works on lecture halls for the Pharmacy Department and laboratory complex at the permanent site of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) at Sokode Lokoe in the Ho Municipality.

The Vice Chancellor of UHAS, Dr. Joseph Gyapong appealed to the President to support the University to overcome its infrastructural deficit as well as the internal roads and main road that leads to its permanent site.

Dr. Gyapong also appealed to the President to aid the University to complete its Cadiothorasic Centre.

He stressed that if the few challenges are addressed, UHAS can increase its admission from three thousand 500 to 10 thousand within a shortest possible time.

President Akufo-Addo urged management of UHAS to focus on their mandate of training quality health care professionals to defray the deficit in the country’s health sector.

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