The Minister for Health, Mr Kweku Agyeman-Manu, has inaugurated a 13-member board of the National Ambulance Service (NAS).
This is the first governing board of the National Ambulance Service.
Mr Agyeman-Manu congratulated the board on their appointment to serve and stated that government recognizes that healthcare was a basic right for all people and necessary for society’s economic and social development.
He asked the board to support the NAS in its operations and growth, with its diverse backgrounds and requisite expertise.
On his part, the Chairman of the Board, Nana Wiafe Ababio, expressed appreciation to the President and the Minister for the confidence reposed in members to serve as the first Governing Board of the National Ambulance Service.
He assured the Minister that the board members would make sure that the achievements of NAS are sustained and built upon to improve emergency care across the country.
“The objectives of NAS are to save lives, reduce suffering and enhance the quality of life in the health care delivery system of the country”.
The NAS expanded from just seven stations in three regions at its inception in 2004, to 297 stations across the country covering all 275 constituencies at the end of 2020.
Members of the Board include Prof. Ahmed Nuhu Zakaria, Dr Eric Nsiah-Boateng, Madam Fanny Simpson, Mr Solomon Gbolo Gayoni and Mr Richard Fediely.
The rest are ACP. Dr Samuel Kwame Ofori, Col. Gordon Alexis Obiri Appiah, Mr Gaani Michael Dimongso, Dr Kwaku Nyame, Mr Abubakar Ramadan, Dr Marion Okoh-Owusu and Hon. Solomon Namliit Boar.
Priscilla Nimako, ISD
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