He said, since the government has declared its commitment to enhance health care delivery through the construction of new 88 district and 6 regional hospitals in the country there is a need for the government to support those already existing health centers in the era of this COVID-19 pandemic which Ankaase Methodist hospital is battling with bad roads and several armed robbery attacks on health workers in the community.
"We are tired of this, kindly safe us from the hands of robbers by giving us good roads and providing security", he said.
It could be recalled some weeks ago, Staff and Management of Ankaase Methodist Hospital in the Afigya Kwabre South district made a passionate appeal to the government to construct the road that links Aboaso to Ankaase which witnesses frequent robbery attacks on staffs and other visitors due to its bad nature hence put their duties as committed health workers in danger.
After the said press conference held by the hospital staff, the Chief Executive Officer of Nkwa Boafuo Natural Clinic at Tafo mile 3, Oheneba Kwadwo Karikari declared his support to Tafo Divisional Police Command with daily fuel to enable them embark on daily patrol on the road to protect the lives of the people.
Oheneba Kwadwo Karikari was speaking to the media during a press conference on the development on Tuesday after many days of death ears to the health workers call where he pleaded with the government to back up and provide speed action on the said calamity since it's causing the area and putting health workers at risk.
"How do people travel to enjoy health facilities you are committed to put up if our roads are poor in nature like these?" He quizzed.
He however expressed gratitude to the Regional police Commander Mr Ampofo Duku and the Tafo Divisional commander for the support given the people of the said communities.
Source: Nana Peprah Gideon / SilverNEWS / GhanaLast modified on Monday, 18 May 2020