"Construction Of NHIA Office In Dome Is One Of Best Achievements To Deliver" -Adwoa Safo(VIDEOS/PICS
The MP for Dome Kwabenya Constituency, Sarah Adowa Safo has stated that, completing the construction of the new National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) office in her Constituency is one of the best thing she has been able to deliver.
According to her, issues of health care has been her top most priority for the people of her Constituency and the official opening of an NHIA office is one of the best promised she has been able to deliver.
She was speaking at the official opening of the Ghc 1,500,000 new National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) office at Dome Kwabenya Constituency in Accra.
The MP who also doubles as the Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Madam Adwoa Safo stressed that, the completion of the edifice is in line with the president's aim of constructing more Health infrastructures in the country to improve health delivery.
She added that, the office will serve the people of her Constituency diligently as she urged the people to make good use of the facility and register and renew their NHIS cards on regular basis.
"The spirit of this ceremony is to reinforce the broader objective of effective healthcare nationwide. Moreso, contributing towards the attaintment of Sustainable Development Goal 3 (Good Health and Well-Being).
On the maintenance of the edifice, the MP pleaded with the head to ensure the longevity of the office.
On her part, the CEO for the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Dr. Lydia Dsane-Selby said "This is the first office, I started when I became CEO of NHIA and I want to thank Hon. Adwoa Safo for pushing to get this started and it is the first to be finished under my watch"
She also added that the Akufo-Addo government has contextualise the need to increasing the NHIS membership across the country as one of the key pillars of attaining universal health coverage.
As such, commissioning this office, comes with a laudable intention of expanding the NHIS membership across the country, she noted.
"The Dome Kwabenya office ties in splendidly with the Authority's objective to improve accessibility of Health Insurance and provide a responsive service to respective and existing members of the scheme. Since Dome Kwabenya is the biggest Constituency, there is a heightened demand for affordable and quality health care services" Dr. Dsane-Selby further explained.
It is my fevent hope that this office serves its intended purpose for which it was mandated and help outcomes within the district see a positive impact as a result.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith