The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has made another promise whiles it engaged the media on its 2012 election manifesto in Accra on Wednesday.It assured that it will see to a free and quality health care to persons below eighteen years when voted into power in the December general election.
This comes up as a way of ensuring an effective and efficient health delivery system in the country?s health sector, especially in the area of tackling maternal and child mortality.
The NPP Government would partner with the private sector to train specialised doctors and nurses to also train more midwives, nurses and doctors to increase efficient health delivery in the country.We also wish to assure that everything will be done to ensure that maximum respect is accorded to education workers.
The press meeting saw the presence of Mr Jake Obetsebi Lamptey, National Chairman of the party and Nana Akuffo Addo,Flagbearer of the party and his running mate,Dr.Bawumia.They assured of an immense support to education workers and also a tighten relationship with the media.
Speaking at the forum, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia, promised that various plans have been laid down to ensure that raw materials are manufactured in the country and also the establishment of a strong micro and macro finance to ensure that the populace are financed in their businesses.
Answering questions in the area of infrastructure, the NPP said it intends to expand the Accra-Tema Motorway and the Accra to Kumasi road into four lanes.It also assured the media of a new airport in the Western Region to transform the aviation sector to meet international standards.
The Party said it would not change the duration of Senior High School Education, adding that, it was unnecessary to play politics with the education of children in the country.