Breman Brakwa health centre in dire need of support
The Management of Breman Brakwa Health Center in the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District of the Central has appealed to the general public and well-meaning organizations to come to their aid to help equip the facility.
Date Created : 3/22/2022 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Owusu Asante Shadrack/Ghanadistricts.com
The medical officer in charge of the facility, Dr. John Asare Dadzie Mensah, who was passionate about the appeal said, the facility lack hospital beds, oxygen cylinders, theatre, paediatric ward, emergency ward, and an expansion of the facility to meet policlinic status.
He said hundreds of clients visit the facility every day but they refer most of the cases to other hospitals which pose threat to the lives of patients.
He was hopeful that the problem, when addressed, will bring relief to patients and medical personnel.
He made the statement when the Local Council of Churches in collaboration with the Corporate Brakwa Association, Brakwa Youth Development Association, Assemblymembers and Nananom organised a fundraising ceremony that aimed at equipping the health Center.
The District Chief Executive of Asikuma Odoben-Brakwa District, Mr. Lawrence Edutuah-Asiaw who was impressed by the action of the community members said he has had meetings with the hospital authorities to see how best his outfit can help mitigate the challenges bedeviling the facility.
Meanwhile, Chairman of the Local Council of Churches of Asikuma Odoben Brakwa, Very Rev. Albert Ocran Sackey who doubled as the planning committee chairman said they believed when the health officials are well resourced they can discharge their duties effectively hence the move to raise funds to equip the facility.
On his part, the former MP for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa Constituency, Mr. Anthony Effah, who has supported the hospital in many ways, commended the Youth Association for their selflessness and commitment to help the hospital.
He said health must not be despised for anything and therefore called on all sundry to emulate what the Asikuma Youth has done.