Health Minister praises Rotary Club (Cornwall Sunrise-Canada) for supporting Ghana



The Minister for Health Hon Kwakwu Agyemang-Manu has praised officials of Rotary Club of Cornwall Sunrise-Canada (Rotary district 7040) and their local partners (Rotary club of Sunyani Central and BUVA Foundation) for their numerous donations and contributions geared towards the progress of health delivery in the country.

In a letter of appreciation dated 9th March 2020,signed by the Minister and addressed to the President for Rotary Club Cornwall Sunrise-Canada Mr. Peter Labelle, the sector minster expressed gratitude for their Humanitarian works in public health interventions, donation of medical equipment to health facilities, training and capacity building of health workers and volunteers on neglected tropical diseases especially buruli Ulcer, leprosy and yaws.

An unedited extract from the letter reads; “I’m reliably informed of your current projects in five districts in Ghana including conversion of 40 feet container into a health post in Asunafo South District and a community Library at Abonsrakrom of Dormaa Municipal.


I know that with further partnership, we can together embark on great projects in Dormaa Municipal and Ghana as a whole to improve the general wellbeing of our people. You can always count on my offices (Member of Parliament and Minister of Health) support for such projects for the betterment of Ghanaians”.

Last year 2019, officials of the club and Buruli Ulcer Victims Aid (BUVA) Foundation constructed and commissioned a modern container clinic for the people of Mfrekrom community of the Asunafo South District of the Ahafo region.

The facility was fully equipped with medical equipment including examination bed, wheel chairs, wound dressing materials , chairs among others.

They also constructed a 40ft shipping container library facility at Abonsrakrom, a community located within Dormaa Municipality of the Bono region among other interventions.

By Enock Akonnor, Editor-in-Chief

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