Management of the Central University has cut the sod for the construction of a teaching hospital on its campus.
Per what the vice-chancellor, Professor Bill Buener Puplampu said, the facility when completed, will help with practical training for medical students on campus.
The project is valued at GHC5 million will seek to provide quality healthcare to the people who live in and around the location of the university, Ningo-Prampram District
In his speech he said;
“It is historic for many reasons; Central University blazes the trail for science education in the private sector. At the time it was done, some said it was impossible.”
The Chancellor of the university, Pastor Mensa Otabil also remarked that he was very delighted about the project and hoped that when completed, it will be a facility or centre of excellence.
The facility is a 38-bed-scalable clinic with International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) support and funding and it will be made up of an Out-Patient Department (OPD), offices, lecture halls, case rooms for reviews, theatre, ultrasounds, X-ray department, among others.