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Ghana Health Service sets up medical stands to deal with emergencies

Ghana Health Service (GHS) has erected four medical stands to respond to any health emergencies at the ongoing national delegates congress of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP).

Dr. Anthony Nsiah-Asare, Director-General of the GHS, told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that four ambulances were also on standby.

Additionally, all medical facilities along the major routes leading to Koforidua had been put on the alert to handle any case.

Over 6,000 delegates from across the 275 constituencies have gathered at the Koforidua Technical University to elect new officers to lead the party.

The GHS Director-General said they were not leaving anything to chance and advised delegates and party supporters, on any drug routine especially, those with high blood pressure to take their medications to prevent any lapse in their health.

As of the time of filing this report all was set for the start of the congress.

The delegates, Ministers of State and other political appointees had arrived.

The main highlight would be the election of the new national executive officers.

This would be preceded by a report of the acting General Secretary, Mr. John Boadu, who is seeking to be elected to the substantive position.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the acting National Chairman, Mr. Freddie Blay, would also address the delegates.

A member of the party’s election committee and Minister of Communication, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, said the necessary logistics were in place for smooth voting.

Source: GNA

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