Ghana’s Chief of Defense Staff, Vice Admiral Seth Amoama has commissioned a new pharmacy at the Arakan Barracks for Ghana’s Military.
The commissioning of the edifice to improve access to heath care for the military and easy access to drugs was done on Thursday 20th April 2021 .
He expressed optimism that the Pharmacy would be able to improve the health care needs of troops, their families and the general public. He noted that it was only when troops were in good health that they could effectively carry out their duties to protect the territorial integrity of the country. He further revealed that the Pharmacy will liaise with Forces Pay Regiment to ensure families of personnel who were on external duties were able to get access to drugs on credit and later deducted from source.
Present at the ceremony were the service chiefs, senior military officers and other important dignitaries.
Dr Paulus Adu-Hene who is the CEO of the new pharmacy while expressing his excitement on the completion of the project disclosed that the Pharmacy will run 24-hour service within the week. He added that the facility will also run services like Ultrasound, Echo Cardiogram, Electrocardiography, Pregnancy Ultrasound Scan, Prostate Ultrasound, Breast & Neck Ultrasound, Abdominopelvic Ultrasound, Transvaginal ultrasound, Transcranial ultrasound, Doppler studies, and Echocardiography.
There would also be a herbal centre which will provide comprehensive herbal products to the public. The Pharmacy, which is the first of its kind to be established in Accra, is owned by Dr Paulus Adu-Hene, Mr Kwesi Sarfo Boakye and Mr Emmanuel Attah Ackah.
By: Stella Annan |myactiveonline.com