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Malta President pledges increase support for healthcare


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By Boakye-Baafi, GNA

Kumasi (Ash), July 28, GNA – The President of
Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, has pledged to up her government’s
assistance to Ghana in the area of healthcare.

She indicated that it would give strong
support to the effort at improving the quality of care to people, particularly
in deprived communities.

She was speaking during a visit to the Hope
Xchange Medical Centre

By Boakye-Baafi, GNA

Kumasi (Ash), July 28, GNA – The President of
Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, has pledged to up her government’s
assistance to Ghana in the area of healthcare.

She indicated that it would give strong
support to the effort at improving the quality of care to people, particularly
in deprived communities.

She was speaking during a visit to the Hope
Xchange Medical Centre in Kumasi, built with funding by the European nation.

Accompanied by the husband, Edgar, President
Preca was in the country to deepen economic cooperation and bilateral ties.

She said her government would going strengthen
its partnership with the Catholic Archdiocese of Kumasi to bring quality and
affordable healthcare to the population.

President Preca said she was encouraged by the
transparent and judicious use of the funds made available towards the hospital
project.

She added that they would stand with the
church every step of the way to make the facility become one of the best in the
West African sub-Region.

The Most Reverend Justice Gabriel Yaw Anokye,
Catholic Archbishop of Kumasi, applauded the Maltese government for the immense
support in the areas of health and education.

The church, he said was grateful to Malta for
helping it to fulfil its evangelization mission.

Mr. Simon Osei-Mensah, Ashanti Regional
Minister, promised to ensure that the road leading to the Medical Centre was
ungraded to bring comfortable to patients and the health workers.

GNA


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