GHS receives medical equipment from JICA worth Ghc6.5 m

The Ghana Health Service has today, Friday, October 29, 2021, received 18 different medical equipment worth 6.5 million cedis from the Japan International Cooperation Agency(JICA).

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The medical equipment came through the “CHPS for Life project” to enhance the provision of essential health services in the five Northern Regions: Northern, Upper East, Upper West, North East and Savanna Regions.

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The items included: Sphygmomanometers, stethoscopes, weighing scales for babies and adults, height scales for babies and adults, calibrated measuring tapes, digital thermometers, sterilizing drums (medium), Bucket containers for 0.5% chlorine and contaminated waste, Dressing instrument set, veronica buckets (large and small), vaccine careers, glucometers with strips, pulse oximeters and HB meters with strips.

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In all, over 1,000 functioning CHPS zones in 52 districts within these regions will benefit from this intervention.

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