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Regional News of Thursday, 23 June 2011

Source: GNA

West-Brong Presbytery Health Service inaugurates five vehicles

Dormaa-Ahenkro (B/A), June 23, GNA - West-Brong Presbytery Health Service, has inaugurated five brand new Great Wall pick-up vehicles worth GHC180,000 to augment its existing fleet of cars to boost health care delivery health care to the people.

Purchased under the Government's Vehicle Hire Purchase Scheme for health institutions, the new batch of vehicles has brought to nine the number of vehicles procured by West-Brong Presbytery Health Service since its current management assumed office in September, 2007.

Beneficiary Presbyterian Health Centres are Aboabo, Suma-Ahenkro, Kwadwokumikrom, Kwamebikrom and Dormaa Presbyterian Hospital's Primary Health Care Unit.

Dedicating the vehicles to God's Glory, the West-Brong Presbytery Chairperson and Chairman of the Presbytery's Health Service Board, Reverend Dr. Kofi Effa Ababio noted with joy the spate of positive change chalked out in the health sector of the Presbytery over the past three years and commended the staff for their diligence.

Rev. Dr. Ababio stressed that good and fruitful evangelism aimed at winning more souls for the Creator could only be achieved by healthy and sound-minded people hence the readiness of the Presbyterian Church to harness all available human and material resources to complement government's efforts at keeping a healthy populace for growth and development.

He appealed to management and staff of hospitals in and Presbyterian hospitals to deliver quality health care to the people.

The Presbytery Chairperson advised drivers of the new vehicles to be guided by the laid-down Highway Code to avoid accidents adding that accidents involving health service vehicles would end up defeating the very objectives for which hospitals were set up.