First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo is whipping up support ahead of the much-anticipated fund raising ceremony to build a new mother and baby unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital today. It follows an earlier event in Accra to raise funds for the project.
It follows an earlier event in Accra to raise funds for the project.
The KATH Mother and Baby Unit was the spotlight of the recent JOY News Special Assignment which revealed how hundreds of babies and mothers are dying each year at the facility.
It is expected that the new facility will reduce the mortality by up to 60 percent.
The Fire Lady will be there to spearhead the fundraiser and has called on Kumasi residents to contribute to the project.
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Senior Journalist, Seth Kwame Boateng who worked on the documentary said all is set for the event.
He revealed that the First Lady, Second Lady, Samira Bawumia and other dignitaries are already in the Ashanti Regional capital Kumasi for the event.
“They paid a courtesy call on Otumfuo Osei Tutu at the Manhyia Palace to formally invite him to the event” he added.
Seth Kwame Boateng all is set and everybody is ready to contribute their widow’s mite for save mothers from losing their babies.