To help provide quality health care delivery in rural communities, the Point Hope has presented medical materials valued at ten thousand dollars the Fetentaa Community Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Compound at Fetentaa in the Berekum Municipality of Brong Ahafo. TheÂ Programmes Director of the Point Hope Ghana, Adam Sandow said this when he presented of the package at Fetentaa. According to the Programme Director, they recognized the effort the people have put in, by putting up the CHPS Compound with support from the Community Based Rural Development Project. Their self-help sprint, He said prompted Point Hope to support them. Mr. Sandow pledged further support to the people of Fetentaa and urged the community members to adopt a good maintenance culture to preserve the materials for future generations to benefit from it as well. The items include a Delivery Bed, Pre Medical Examination Table, Gloves, Baby Diapers and Blankets among others. The Acting Chief of Fetentaa, Nana Anthony Addai Kwan received the items and mentioned market, a lorry station and toilet facility as some of the donations they benefited from other donors. Nana Kwan thanked them for the donation and pledged that the items would enhance the living conditions of the people. Speaking to the Nurse at the Center, Adubia Linda, she was optimistic that the materials will help provide better health care to the people of Fetentaa and its environs. She noted that the community provided accommodation for the Staff without wash a room and kitchen which makes it difficult for them to use it. She therefore called on the authorities to provide the lacking facilities to enable them move to the place. Miss Linda mentioned folders, a sign post, Beds, Blankets as some of their challenge facing them at Center. She also called for provision to be made for salaries for the cleaner and security man since they have not been paid for over a year. According to Linda, the common sickness reported at the centre includes malaria, Anemia, diarrhoea as well as malnutrition. In related development, Point Hope presented one thousand Sandals, quantities of reading books and clothing to the Fetentaa Roman Catholic Basic and Junior High School and the Methodist Primary School.
Source:Biiya Mukusah Ali/http://newspaper.developghana.com/