Kofi Adams donates non-drug consumables to 10 health facilities

Adams urged the health professionals to educate communities on preventive health, especially on BP, diabetes and hypertension

The member of parliament (MP) for the Buem constituency in the Oti Region, Kofi Iddie Adams, has donated non-drug consumables worth GHC27,723 to 10 health facilities in his constituency on Wednesday 5 April.

The items include infusion giving set, scale, pulse oximetre for adults, HB metres, BP apparatus, disposable syringes, intra veinous cannulas, EDTA K2 tubes and VDRL among others.

The beneficiary facilities include Atonkor community-based health planning and services (CHPS) compound, Akaa CHPS compound, Okadjakrom CHPS compound, Bueman SHS sick bay, Ketsi CHPS compound, Nsuta health centre, Bodada health centre, Baika CHPS compound, New Ayoma health center and Kute CHPS compound.

The MP toured the various facilities for assessments and SWOT analyses. He interacted with health professionals and patients on admission. He advised students of the Bueman SHS to take their studies seriously, respect authority and always “onward with the time” as the school motto says.

He also supervised a series of ongoing projects.

Adams urged the health professionals to educate communities on preventive health, especially on BP, diabetes and hypertension. He advised residents to keep their environment clean and “snake/mosquito free.”

The MP thanked the healthcare workers for their service, professionalism and passion in discharging their duties. He urged them to keep it up.

The beneficiary health facilities expressed their appreciation to the MP for heeding their call.

Adams made a series of stopovers for interactions with community members and branch executives of the National Democratic Congress in selected communities.

He charged assembly members and medical doctors in some communities to fight against encroachment of health facility lands. The nurses made an appeal to the MP to support their facilities with equipment including mowing machines and generators.

They further appealed for renovation of their facilities and donation of more non-drug consumables.

Adams has demonstrated his commitment to improving healthcare delivery to his constituents. The donation will help to improve healthcare delivery in the constituency.



Reporting by Solomon Mensah-Ahiable in the Oti Region


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