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Hon. Okudzeto Ablakwa visits Battor Catholic Hospital in solidarity with staff who contracted Covid-19

Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has today, 7th January, 2021 visited the Battle Catholic Hospital in his Constituency to express his solidarity with the management and staff of the facility who in response to developments of frontline workers contracting Covid-19 at hospital in the course of duty.

This was announced in a post on his official Facebook wall @Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa today. The post read: "I paid a working visit to the Battor Catholic Hospital in my beloved constituency today to directly express my solidarity with management and staff on the worrying development of a significant number of frontline healthcare workers who have contracted COVID-19 at the facility in the course of duty."

He went further to announce and to reaffirm his decision to establish a fund scheme to help frontline workers in his constituency who will find themselves contracting Covid-19 as frontline workers. He wrote; "I humbly conveyed my decision to establish a constituency COVID-19 Frontline Healthcare Workers Recovery Fund to support the recovery process of all our heroes and heroines. This fund is in addition to what they are entitled to under the MP’s insurance package which was commissioned in March last year."

As part of the visit, he deposited some money in cheque as seed money for the find scheme. Part of the statement read; "I therefore presented a cheque for GHS16,500 to Medical Superintendent, Dr. Hayford Atuguba as seed money for the fund. A token gesture to remind our frontline heroes and heroines that local leadership absolutely values their incalculable sacrifices."

He has sent a heartfelt message to the affected health workers on behalf of his constituency, "My constituents and I wish you all a successful recovery. We shall continue to keep you in our prayers. You inspire us.🙏🏽"




Below are some pictures from the visit.

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Battle Catholic Hospital Battor Catholic Hospital Constituency Okudzeto Ablakwa Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa


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