The President of the Republic, H. E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, as part of his tour of the Eastern Region on Thursday 1st October, 2020 cut sod for the construction of a Trauma Hospital at Anyinam in the Atiwa East constituency.
A colorful ceremony held in honour of the President at the site for the project had in attendance Traditional Leaders, DCE of Atiwa East, MP of Atiwa East,key dignitaries, Ministers of state, party functionaries and good people of Atiwa East District.
The President in addressing the public catalogue the many achievements of the government and admonished the populace to renew his mandate.
The construction of the Atiwa East Trauma Hospital is being made possible by a fifty-five-million-euro facility from Deutsche Bank, with the facility also to be used for the construction of three other projects, namely a new Hospital at Obuasi East, the rehabilitation of the existing Obuasi Government Hospital; and the remodeling of the Enyiresi Hospital.
The Atiwa East Trauma Hospital project is to be constructed by Universal Hospital Group (UHG), a wholly-based Ghanaian company, which has a solid track-record in the delivery of similar infrastructure in parts of the country.
The components of this Project are as follows: an emergency department with a triage, three operating theatres, recovery rooms, resuscitation rooms, and a plaster room; diagnostics centre to include a CT scan, x-ray, fluoroscopy, laboratory and a blood bank; and outpatient department including pharmacy and consulting rooms.
It will also have a public health department; medical administration; 100 beds in total for in-patient wards, including a trauma and orthopedic ward; 30 beds for other interventions requiring temporary stay; staff housing; and a mortuary.