$9M TO CONSTRUCT CHPS PROJECTS IN 13 UPPER EAST DISTRICTS
• An agreement has been signed in Accra, for the implementation of the Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) strategy in 13 districts of the Upper East Region (UER).
• The programme which will span five years is estimated to cost $9 million.
• The agreement was signed by Dr. Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira, the Director-General of Ghana Health Service (GHS) and the Korea Internation Coorperation Agency (KIOCA), represented by its Country Director, Mr. Woocham Chang.
• The partnership agreement will ensure that the GHS effectively implements the Project for Improving Community-Based Primary Healthcare through CHPS strengthening (CHPS+) being funded by KIOCA.
• Mr.Chang said “The project is expected to enhance and widen the coverage of the Sustainable Emergency Referral Care (SERC), which would enable community members to transport urgent cases such as emergency delivery, from their community to the next point of referral using emergency transport system such as modified motor king ambulances.”