The Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency, Alexander Afenyo-Markin, has donated a state-of-the-art health centre to the Woarabeba community in Winneba, assuring constituents of increasing access to quality health care.
Speaking during a brief handing over ceremony, he said the provision of facility was aimed at improving quality and affordable health care to his constituents to enhance their livelihoods.
“The construction of health facilities such as this is in line with the President Akufo-Addo’s Agenda 111 policy geared towards improved accessibility to proper health care services, regardless of one’s location,” he noted.
The MP added that as part of his social contract to improve the health condition of constituents, he is working tirelessly to construct more health infrastructure needed to fulfil that mandate.
“The Woarabeba health centre is the eight in series of health centres constructed solely across the constituency. The overall goal as set out in our health policy framework is to ensure the attainment of a level of health and social well-being of all constituents and residents of Effutu,” he stated.
This, he believes, will enable the constituency to lead economically and socially productive lives.
He urged the people to come together in unity irrespective of their political affiliation and societal status to push for the growth and development of the municipality.
In addition to the provision of these clinics, he disclosed that plans were far advanced for the construction of the ultramodern children’s hospital, the first of its kind, in the Central Region, in Winneba.
Mr Afenyo Markin also made a cash donation of GH¢10,000 to the Effutu Health Directorate for the purchase of drugs and other basic essentials for smooth commencement of work at the facility.
A representative of the Director of Health Services for the Effutu Municipality commended the Member of Parliament for his continuous support towards the delivery of quality health care in Winneba.
“Comprehensive health care services will be offered to the Woarabeba community and adjoining ones, we hope to address amongst treatment of ailments, immunisation, health education, ante- and post-natal care, growth monitoring and health promotion,” the representative added.