First phase of Gt Accra Hospital ready March 2017
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The first phase of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital at Ridge in Accra is expected to be fully operational by March, 2017, the Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Victor Asare Bampoe, has said.
Installation of medical equipment will begin in May 2016 and be completed in November, with testing and training to be completed by March 2017.
All the civil works on the project will be completed by October, 2016. Currently, 65 per cent of the first phase of the project has been accomplished.
The first phase of the project would be the completion of a 420-bed facility, a logistic building, a 42 accommodation facility for staff, a school of anaesthesia, a new mortuary and a new road network.
The second phase will make the total project a 620-bed facility, with an additional 42 staff housing units. When the entire project is completed, the hospital will offer services such as surgery, radiology, pharmacy, maternal and pediatric care and accident emergency.
The rest will be ear, nose and throat, ophthalmology, dermatology, physiotherapy, dentistry, urology, cardiology, laboratory, anaesthesia and teaching.
Other components of the project include an administration and support services comprising catering, stores, transport, laundry, maintenance, medical gas systems and a sewerage treatment plant.
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