Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, the Manhyia MP, cutting tape to commission the clinic
AN OUTBREAK of Cholera in Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital, has claimed the life of one person, the Kumasi Metro Director of Health Services, Dr. Awudzie Yeboah, has said.
He disclosed that about a hundred cases of cholera had been reported in Kumasi lately, indicating that cholera was rampant in other parts of the region, notably Bosomtwe.
Dr. Yeboah admonished residents to keep their environments clean always to avert getting the disease.
Dr Yeboah made this known when Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Manhyia MP, commissioned an ultra-modern clinic at Sepe Buokrom to help boost health delivery in the area.
Dr. Yeboah said the best way to prevent getting cholera was by keeping the environment clean and washing one?s hands before eating, pointing out that cholera could be contracted through food and water. He admonished people to report cholera cases to the hospital on time to help save their lives.
He praised Dr. Opoku Prempeh for his commitment and contribution to the provision of proper medical care in the constituency, urging him to sustain his good works.
The Manhyia MP said he built the edifice through his share of the MPs? health fund, adding that the facility was geared towards making accessibility to health delivery easy for the people.
Dr. Prempeh aka ?Napo? said the construction of the clinic was in fulfillment of his promise to the people of Sepe Buokrom, pledging to build another clinic at a location in Manhyia South Constituency.
He tasked his fellow politicians not to toy with pressing matters like education and health, urging them to contribute their quota to make life better for the people who voted them into political office.
Napo tasked the authorities of the clinic to take good care of the edifice to ensure its longevity.
FROM I.F. Joe Awuah Jnr., Kumasi