On Tuesday, 17th August 2021, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was in Trede in the Atwima Kwanwoma District in the Ashanti Region, to cut the sod symbolically for the commencement of Agenda 111, the biggest ever investment in the nation’s healthcare sector is being made.
Each hospital is being constructed for US$16.88 million, which is US$12.88 million for construction and US$4 million for medical equipment. All the hospitals are to be completed in eighteen (18) months. Work will commence on the regional and other hospitals in the latter part of the year.
These modern, fully equipped state-of-the-art hospitals, will have facilities for outpatient services, including consultation facilities for medical and surgical cases, ophthalmology and dental services, a physiotherapy unit, maternal and child health unit, public health unit, four (4) state of the art surgical theatres for maternity, obs and gynae, accident and emergency, and for general surgery and imaging facilities.
In addition, each hospital will have the full complement of male, female, paediatric and isolation wards.
Provision has been made for support facilities, which will include a kitchen, laundry, sterilisation department, mortuary, energy centre, maintenance department, and staff accommodation for doctors, nurses and other health workers.