The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tano North in Brong-Ahafo Region, Mrs. Freda Prempeh, has presented medical equipment worth GH¢30,000.00 to the Subonpan Community Health Planning Services (CHPS) compound in the Constituency.
The items comprise a dressing set, delivery set, suturing tray, drums, home visiting bags, bathroom scale, BP apparatus, baby scale, veronica buckets, digital thermometers, autoclave sterilisers, oxygen cylinder, drip stands, kidney bowls, Gallipots, Foetoscope manual, Sonicald, Screen, beds and mattresses. The others are bed sheets, examination couches, sterilizing boilers, dressing trolleys, wheelchairs, stretchers, stethoscopes, tables, chairs, computers and dustbins.
Mrs Prempeh, a women's health champion, entreated the pregnant women to access antenatal service by visiting the facility regularly and advised the community and staff of the facility to adopt the culture of maintenance by taking proper care of the items for their own good.The CHPS compound built in 2008 has remained dormant but it is hoped that the items will revive the facility to address community health challenges in the area. Dr Yakubu Bayayinah, the Tano North District Director of Health Services, thanked the MP for her gesture, noting that, the items would facilitate the provision of efficient healthcare delivery to the people.