NDC Manifesto Ghana to get 2 new psychiatric hospitals – Mahama

According to him, the new hospitals will be built in the Ashanti and Northern regions in his second term of office.

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Two more Psychiatric Hospitals will be added to the existing ones in Ghana should I win the December 7 polls, President John Mahama has said.

According to him, the new hospitals will be built in the Ashanti and Northern regions in his second term of office.

Presenting highlights of the NDC 2016 manifesto on Tuesday night, Mr Mahama said his government will develop the Pantang Mental Hospital to a first class mental health facility while plans are advanced to relocate that of Accra.

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He said in his next term, he will build 20 polyclinics in Ashanti, Western, Eastern and Upper East regions.

He believed the move will “increase supply and fair distribution of health personnel across the country.”

On ways to reduce maternal and infant mortality, the president said he has “increased the number of midwives from 500 to 2000.”

He said the “the Police Hospital is being expanded and the Maritime Hospital will be expanded by the end of this year.”

He also said plans are far advanced to ensure that the National Health Insurance Scheme get additional sources of income.

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