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Health facilities destroyed by floods in the Northern Region are to be rehabilitated by the Ministry to strengthen the programme for modernizing health care and also improve access to quality health care delivery.
This was contained in the budget presented to parliament by the Finance Minister, Dr. Kwabena Duffour. 21 additional health centres are also to be constructed and four existing ones equipped and upgraded to District Hospitals.
The health centres are at Zabzugu, Galo-Sota, Essiam, Ajumako.
Moreover, the first phase of the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital will be completed, feasibility studies for the development of a
specialized Maternity and Children’s Hospital at Ridge will be undertaken.
Similarly, offices for the Food and Drugs Board, Nurses and Midwives Council would be completed and the expansion works on training schools at Keta, Bolgatanga, Berekum, Oda, Tamale, Teshie, Sefwi Wiawso and Agogo will also be carried out.