Construction Of Hospitals Begin Without Interruption- Akufo-Addo
President Akufo-Addo has said that construction of some hospitals have commenced and will continue without interruption.
He made this statement during the 2021 State Of The Nation Address on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
According to the president, ”construction of some hospitals has commenced and will continue without interruption”.
“Agenda 111 is the largest infrastructural development in our history, and will lead to Ghana becoming a centre of medical excellence and a centre of medical tourism,” he added.
President Akufo-Addo continued to say that government will continuously upgrade the country’s medical curriculum to train our medical students in a world-class manner.
“The government will continue to invest in the health sector, and continue to recruit more health workers. Electronic medical record system is currently underway, following its implementation in key health facilities,” Akufo-Addo assured.
President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the construction of hospitals in some 88 districts across the country during his eighth address to the nation on Sunday concerning measures taken to curb the coronavirus.
“There are 88) districts in our country without district hospitals; we have six (6) new regions without regional hospitals; we do not have five infectious disease control centres dotted across the country; and we do not have enough testing and isolation centres for diseases like COVD-19. We must do something urgently about this. That is why Government has decided to undertake a major investment in our healthcare infrastructure, the largest in our history. We will, this year, begin constructing 88 hospitals in the districts without hospitals,” he said.