The presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party [NPP] Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his campaign during the 2016 election promise the good people of Ghana ambulance across the length and breadth of constituents in Ghana.
However, the said promise have become a reality under the ministry of Special Initiative And Rural Development which is headed by Honourable Mavis Hawa Koomson MP for Awutu Senya East constituency. The then-presidential candidate now the president of the republic; Akufo-Addo have commissioned the 307 ambulances to the people of Ghana.
Meanwhile out of 307 ambulances only 275 will be distributed to the various constituents whiles the remaining will be given to the major emergency centers across the country.
The president of the republic disclosed that now we have 112 new emergency services and the finance minister is to give clearance to 1477 emergency medical technicians.
feathers more, the minister of health Honourable Kwaku Agymang Manu pleaded with media to educate the public on how to access the ambulance services by dialing 112 across all networks and the relevant stakeholders must collaborate with the ambulance service he stressed.
The commission and distribution ceremony was graced by President Akufo-Addo, the vice president of Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, Members of parliament among other eminent dignitaries. The program was held at black stars square on 28th January 2020 at Accra.
Short by Faustina Agyemang