Anthony Obeng Afrane Writes

Parliament approves €18.8 million euros loan to procure additional 112 ambulances

The Parliament of Ghana has approved €18.8 million euros loan to procure an additional 112 ambulances for the National Ambulance Service.

The loan agreement is between the Government of Ghana represented by the Ministry of Finance and the Deustche Bank AG, Frankfurt am Main for an amount of €18,815,000 including Euler Hermes premium guarantee to finance the supply of ambulances and related training and maintenance services.

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The country needs in excess of 1,000 ambulances to be able to provide pre-hospital care and handle the inter-facility transfer.

Earlier, the New Patriotic Party government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has procured a total of 307 new ambulances which were distributed accros the country.

With these new 112 ambulances adding up to the 307 already distributed, Ghana will be almost half through meeting the required ambulances with 419 new ambulances.

Measures will need to be put in place to procure the remaining 581 ambulances.

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