The President of Ghana H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has today Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 cuts sod for the construction of the Eastern Regional Hospital.
According to the president, the Eastern Regional Hospital when completed will contain 600-bed capacity to help manage and address health issues within the region.
During a short ceremony where the sod was cut for the construction, President Akufo-Addo disclosed that, the construction of the 600-bed capacity Regional Hospital is worth 70 million Euro.
Reports available indicates that, the construction of the project will be completed in two different phases. Phase one of this new hospital project will involve the construction of a two hundred and eighty-five (285) bed facility, out of the total capacity of six hundred (600) beds.
The Eastern Regional Hospital, according to the president, when fully completed will have befitting teaching and learning facilities among others. He further added that, the hospital will go a very long way to address healthcare challenges in the Eastern Region and shall also position the region in its geographical map of the Republic of Ghana.
“Once fully completed, it will be fitted with the requisite teaching and learning facilities, and will position the Eastern Region on the right side of the healthcare map of our country.” He explained.
See below some pictures from the sod-cutting ceremony.