By Felicia Kwarteng

Groundbreaking for the commencement of the facility

We R US Ghana, a non governmental organization has cut the sod for the construction of a Health facility in the Gomoa Assin Mampong community in the Central Region.

The facility is one of the major health projects being undertaken in the community to improve access to health care.

The hospital would be equipped with all the necessary facilities that will aid health workers that will work there to work easily.

According to the Chief Operations Officer of WE R Us Ghana, Yaw Nkunim the facility will be biased on it operations using the traditional or herbal process to treat it patients that will visit the facility.

“ We will focus on the use of herbal drugs more, therefore we will be biased towards the use of herbal medicine”.

He continued that, they intend to recruit herbalist and people from the community to undergo training at the Mamponng center for crop research institute and herbal center for them to be trained to come and practice at the facility.

The Chairman of the Board of trustees for We R Us Ghana, Prof. Kofi Asare Owusu also encourage the members of the community to preserve and protect the facility when it is built as that will be the first Health facility in the community.

“ This will be the first Health Facility in this Gomoa Assin Mampong Community, thus it will be proper that member of the community takes good care of it when it is built to aid other investors to embark on more projects that will grow the community”, he stated
He continued that Herbalist and those interested in herbal medicine should avail themselves for training and certification as this is a source of employment for the community.

The Asenhene of Gomoa Assin Traditional Area and chief of Gomoa Assin Mampong, Nana Obuabeng Tawiah XVI appealed to the government to construct a technical and vocational education and training facility Gomoa Assin to help the augment the skills training of the youth in the area.

He also appealed to the Government to construct the main Road in the area that leads to the Winneba high way.

By Edith Mensah

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