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The Sissala East District Health Director, Mr. Joseph Bolibie has announced that the Directorate has acquired a piece of land with the assistance of Mr Richard Babini Kanton of Tumu Kuoro and the assembly for the construction of a district hospital.
He has therefore appealed to government to expedite action on the construction of the hospital. The health director announced this when he delivered a speech at an execrcise to register pregnant women in communities within the district.
The Upper West Regional Director of Health Services, Dr Alexis Nang-Beifubah, advised health workers to find out the causes of maternal deaths in the communities in order to adopt a more realistic approach to reduce the incidence.
He announced that six medical doctors were expected to be posted to the region this year and promised to post one of them to the Tumu Hospital to reduce the burden on them.
He appealed to the district assembly to provide suitable accommodation for the doctors and other health workers to be posted to the district.