The Government has unveiled the Mercedes Benz Ambulance which it has procured 275 units for distribution to all constituencies in the country.
The Ambulance which was unveiled by the Vice president H.E Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia at the Silver Star Auto Limited are fitted with modern equipment and built to suit Ghana’s terrain.
The 275 ambulances are set to arrive at Tema Port somewhere in April, after which the respective district and municipal hospitals will receive a unit each.
The provision of the Ambulances is in fulfillment of the President’s December 2018 promise to provide Ambulances to all the 275 constituencies to solve the ambulance deficit in Ghana’s health sector
President Nana Akufo-Addo promised to give every constituency an ambulance in the early part of 2019.
Ghana currently has some 55 Ambulances serving the estimated 30 million population.