MOH Signs Accord To Build Hospitals

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) and EUROGET De-Invest of Egypt, a project management and financial group, have signed a loan agreement for US $339 million for the construction of two regional and six district hospitals in the country, a statement said.

The statement, signed by Tony Goodman, Public Relations Officer of MoH, said the construction of the hospital s is in fulfillment of the ministry’s agenda of taking healthcare delivery to the doorstep of the citizenry.

The project, expected to be completed in 36 months will be supported with a maintenance period of two years and a technical assistance and training will be located at Wa, Kumasi, Twifo Praso, Konongo, Tepa, Nsawkaw, Salaga, and Madina.

Health minister, Dr. Benjamin Kunbuor, according to the statement, noted that the hospitals, ranging from minimum of 60 beds and maximum of 250, form part of the ministry’s effort to provide easy access to health facilities irrespective of where people live.

The Chief Executive Officer and chairman of Euroget De-Invest, said Deraz, commended the Ministry for the agreement saying that, it will complement the existing health facilities.