Health

The chief and people of Charile, a Community in Eggu Electoral Area in the Wa West District have held a durbar to address some key challenges affecting residents of the community.

The durbar was held at the weekend with the District Health Director, Madam Cecilia Kakariba, and a representative of the Member of Parliament (MP) in attendance.

Addressing the durbar, the Wa West District Health Director, Madam Cecilia Kakariba, commended the residents of Charile for their efforts in building Community-Based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) Compound.

The Community took the initiative to build a CHPS compound for the community to help bring healthcare services closer to the People.

According to her, it has been a remarkable record by the people of Charile ever since she has been working in the health sector.

The Health Director assured Charile people of Solar panel; shelve in the CHPS Compound, accreditation of their CHPS, and additional nurses among others to enhance quality health delivering.

The Assembly Member of the area, Mr. Ephraim Dassah, stated the lack of electricity in the community as one major development challenge in the community.

He said the lack of electricity affects the operation of the Community-Based Health Planning and Service (CHPS) Compound.

The Chairman of the CHPS Compound Management Committee, Mr. Samy Samabo, appealed to the district health directorate and stakeholders to help them with Solar panel at the CHPS Compound help improve services delivery at the facility.

Madam Alberta Azaah, the District CHPS Coordinator, applauded the community members for making the CHPS their first port of call when they fall sick and encouraged them to continuous attending.

She lamented the high record of malaria and cholera cases which are still existing and increasing at every CHPS Compound.

Source: Info Radio

By Upper West Media

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