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ENRH rewards 35 retirees

Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital has hosted a heartwarming ceremony to honor 35 retirees who served under various professional capacities at the hospital.  The hospital appreciated the retirees with a merry-making buffet and presentation of awards such as television sets and refrigerators.  Each of the 35 retirees drawn from 2021, 2022 and 2023 year groups received either a smart television or a refrigerator. Some outstanding retirees also received citations of honor.

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The ceremony held on 15th March, 2024, at the hospital’s conference room saw the attendance of esteemed guests such as Mr. Alfred O. Hughes, the Regional Director of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and Nana Dr. Yaw Ofori Yeboah, the Western Regional Director of Health Services. Also in attendance were members of hospital’s management and some heads of departments and units.

The ceremony began with a prayer led by the hospital’s chaplain, followed by a rendition of the Ghana National Anthem by Madam Nana Ama Fordjour.

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Mr. Alfred O Hughes, the chairperson for the occasion, expressed his profound gratitude for being part of the ceremony and shared a touching personal experience of once receiving exceptional care from a staff of the Hospital.

The Medical Director, Dr Joseph Kojo Tambil who delivered a warm welcome address expressed gratitude to the chairman, sponsors, guests and hospital staff for their contribution and support for the success of the event. He highlighted the hospital’s achievements in staff welfare including the recent acquisition of a staff welfare bus and other initiatives to motivate staff and strengthen the hospital staff welfare association.

The ceremony was spiced with musical interludes during which some retirees showed their dancing skills. This also kindled an atmosphere for acquaintances to socialize and share memories.

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The Regional Director of Ghana Health Services Nana Dr. Yaw Ofori Yeboah, delivered a brief statement, commending the hospital management for such a meaningful send-off ceremony for the retirees.

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Each retiree received their gifts symbolizing the hospital’s appreciation for their hard work and dedication over the years. Citations highlighting their contributions were also presented.

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The retirees expressed their heartfelt gratitude towards management of the hospital for recognizing their contributions. They promised to be good ambassadors of Effia Nkwanta and always contribute their quota whenever they are called upon for any assistance.

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The ceremony ended with the chairperson’s remarks and vote of thanks by Ms. Genevieve Ankomaba Akorful.

Sponsors for the program include Tobinco Pharmacy, Nat’s and Sons Pharmacy, Medichem Pharmacy, O’nart Pharmacy and Delma Pharma Limited.

Story by

 Stacy Adams

PR Unit