The military hospital presently beneath building at Afari in Kumasi is on schedule to be accomplished this year, the Ministry of Defence has assured.
With work accomplished to date estimated to be 92 per cent, the Deputy Minister of Defence, Mr Kofi Amankwa Manu, mentioned there may be hardly any anticipated hitches given the related preparations concerning the remaining works.
At a news conference in Kumasi yesterday, Mr Manu debunked claims that some important medical gear meant to be put in on the 500-bed hospital had been left on the mercy of the weather.
He mentioned the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and x-ray machines supposedly left on the solar and the rain weren’t even on site in any respect.
“These machines are presently at a bonded warehouse in Tema,” he emphasised.
The news conference, which was preceded by a tour of the location and installations of the hospital, was prompted by latest media content material, together with a viral video, which steered a sure poor state of the supposedly accomplished hospital.
Mr Manu mentioned the $199 million mission was nonetheless beneath building and being manned by the principle turnkey contractor, Euroget De-Make investments, an Egyptian funding firm.
The hospital has amongst different services 50 medical and non-medical buildings, 15 working theatres, two endoscopy operating rooms, 9 supply rooms, a 153-body capability mortuary, 64 employees housing items, a medical gas plant for the manufacturing of the medical gases and a sterilisation division.