Eastern Regional Minister, Seth Kwame Acheampong has disclosed that seven hospitals are currently under building in varied districts within the Region under the Agenda 111 venture.

The districts which have benefitted from the venture are; Abomosu, Atiwa West, Manso, Asene-Manso-Akroso District, Akyem Swedru, Birim South, Ofoase, Akyemansa, Adeiso, Upper West Akyem, Atimpoku, Asuogyaman, Tease and Kwahu Afram Plains South.

“In the Region, we are favored to have seven hospitals in districts within the Region under the Agenda 111 currently undergoing construction and they are all at various stages of completion and under construction,” the Minister said throughout a press briefing in Accra on Sunday.

He noted that the government as a part of efforts to bridge the hole in health services within the Region distributed 33 ambulances to all 33 constituencies within the Region.

“We were not left out by the administration’s vision of ensuring that every constituency gained one ambulance. All the 33 constituencies that are coterminous to our district had an ambulance each,” he added.

Agenda 111

President Akufo-Addo on August 17, 2021, launched the Agenda 111 venture.

The venture will cowl the design, procurement, building, equipping and commissioning of 101 District Hospitals, 6 Regional Hospitals in newly created areas, and 1 Regional Hospital within the Western Region, 2 Psychiatric Hospitals in Kumasi and Tamale in addition to a redeveloped Accra Psychiatric Hospital.

The venture is to make sure that Ghanaians nationwide have entry to high quality healthcare services and with the National Health Insurance Scheme, enhance the supply of healthcare infrastructure and monetary accessibility to healthcare.

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