Mahmoud Omar, the resident site engineer is optimistic that the new Tain District Hospital will be completed by June this year.


Mr. Mahmoud said initial challenges with tax exemption of some of the materials the contractor imported into the country had been resolved and all the needed materials are now available.


The engineer disclosed this when the District Chief Executive, Ms. Charity Akua Foriwaa Dwommoh visited the site to monitor the progress of work.


Mrr Omar conducted the DCE and her entourage through the facility and said all the civil works has been done and they are currently fixing the air conditioners and doing the outside paintings.


The 60-bed capacity hospital when completed would be fitted with state of the art medical facilities such as digital library, digital patient record keeping facility, and ambulance station, both out and in patient’s pharmacy, radiotherapy department, reproductive care unit, physiotherapy, sewage treatment plant, power station, and a mortuary.


It will also have a mini market, rest rooms, 15 staff apartments and all relevant units and components of a modern healthcare delivery facility.


The District Chief Executive, Ms. Dwommoh assured the engineer of the Assembly's support  to resolve any challenges they might encounter to ensure an early completion of the project saying that “the completion of the project which government is committed to will enhance access to quality healthcare in the district and beyond.”


The DCE was accompanied on the tour by the District engineer, Mr. Samuel Essay Okoreh, the District Health Director, Dr. Kofi Annor Duku Annor and officials of the Tain District Assembly.  


ISD: Isaac Yeboah



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