The people of abrem berase in the Keea Municipality are privileged to have an ultra-modern CHPS compound which was fully financed by the Japanese government. This facility seeks to improve the health care in the area.
In a ceremony held on monday 12th september 2022 to commission the ultra-modern health facility, the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana His Excellency Mr. Mochizuki Hisanobu, Hon. Ing Dr Stephen Nana Ato Arthur the head of local government service, Hon Solomon Ebo Appiah the MCE of the KEEA, Nananom of Abrem Agona Traditional Council and other dignitaries were present at the occasion.
The Municipal Chief Executive Hon. Solomon Appiah welcomed, His Excellency Mr. Mochizuki Hisanobu and other dignitaries to the municipality. The MCE in his speech said the CHPS compound has come at the right time since the people of abrem berase travel to effutu in the cape coast metropolis for health care. He also said the CHPS compound upon its commissioning will be converted into a health centre because the abrem agona health sub-district of this municipality has a population of over thirty-five thousand(35,000) and by virtue of the CHPS compound’s geographical location, it makes it the destination of choice for residents in adjourning communities for clinical care and other public health services.
He expressed his hearty gratitude on behalf of the government and the keea municipality for their support to the people abrem berase.
The Head of Local Government Service Ing Dr Nana Ato Arthur also thanked the Japanese Government for their support to some of the MMDAs to improve health care in the country and also asked the people of abrem berase to take good care of the facility to attract more of such developmental project. He asked the community to respect the health workers who will be posted there and also asked the health workers to work wholeheartedly since most of them refuse to work when posted to remote areas.
His Excellency Mr Mochizuki Hisanobu in brief speech said primary health care is important and the beneficiaries should take care of the health facility so that the next generation in the community can benefit from it. He also commended the KEEA Municipal Assembly for their effort in the proposal writing to win this project from the japanese government.
The Chief of abrem berase thanked the japanese government and expressed how happy the people of abrem berase are for this health facility which has come to help the community improve their health care. He thanked the municipal assembly for considering the people of abrem berase when deciding on where this facility should be built. he assured the japanese government the facility will be well taken care of and asked if the facility could be named after Ing Dr Nana Ato Arthur for the good works he is doing for abrem berase and the role he played in bringing the health facility in the community.