MCE Commissions New Bogoso Health Centre Laboratory

Commissioning of a new medical laboratory for the Bogoso Health Centre.

The Municipal Chief Executive of Prestea-Huni Valley, Dr. Isaac Dasmani has commissioned a new medical laboratory for the Bogoso Health Centre.

Addressing the gathering, he expressed his passionate concern for quality Healthcare and Education. Stressing on the importance of the facility, he bemoaned the old ways of medical diagnosis without the use of a well-equipped laboratory.

“Due to the current improvement in technology, the existence of this lab will go a long way to adequately assist doctors in diagnosing patients, he added.

Municipal Chief Executive of Prestea-Huni Valley, Dr. Isaac Dasmani

He lamented on the vast nature of the Municipality and the increasing number of its inhabitants which has placed a lot of pressure on the Health facility as people migrate from very far places to seek medical attention in Bogoso.

He further promised to help furnish the lab with the needed equipment to enhance the smooth running of the facility.

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Mr. Emmanuel Kofi Tamakloe, the Municipal Health Director, in his address expressed happiness for the inauguration of the facility.

He added that since he assumed office in 2015, it has been his wish that all the health facilities within his jurisdiction provides the best health services to their client and was again delighted to witness the inauguration of the lab.

Madam Docia Gyanwa Ababio, a Physician Assistant described the lab as a major need as it always gets a mention in their Annual Review Programs.

“Because the facility was not having a lab, our clients end up going to other places for health care. Some also often go for laboratory test from outside and never return,” she lamented.

New Health Directorate Office

During his address, the MCE promised to cut sod for the construction of a Municipal Health Directorate Office before the year ends.

The Office, he said would help the effective running of the Municipal Health Directorate.

In his closing remarks, the Chief of Bogoso Kokoase, Nana Akwasi Sompreh thanked all those who helped in bringing that dream to reality. He also advised the health workers to work hard and to avoid laziness at the work place.

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He added that the Bogoso Divisional Council will do its best to help support the health center

Expressing his Gratitude, the Municipal Health Director thanked Nana Okobea Amponsah, for his immense financial support towards the construction of the facility as well as Former MP, Hon Barbara Oteng Gyasi, also for her contribution towards the success of the project.

He further appreciated Dr. Isaac Dasmani, the former MCE, Hon. Mozart Owuh and Nana Akwasi Sumpreh for their effort in helping to bring the dream into reality.


Chief of Bogoso Kokoase, Nana Akwasi Sompreh going through some medical check -up.

Source: Matilda Ansah/ISD/

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