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First Aid and Emergency Preparedness Training at Fomena

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12 members of the Fomena District Hospital construction team were taken through First Aid and Emergency Preparedness Training on 13th and 14th of July. The aim of the training was to refresh and increase their knowledge and awareness levels in emergency preparedness, basic first aid, methods of assessment and the transmission of illness. The session proved to be a success with a number of new first aiders appointed to support the site’s Health & Safety Officer.

 

Winner at the 2016 British Expertise International Awards

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Press, Takoradi, Uncategorized | No Comments

Lead architects for the “Built To Care Ghana” district hospital programme, UK based TP Bennett, won the prestigious first prize for “Outstanding International Architecture Project” against still international competition at the 2016 British Expertise International Awards. The award celebrates the most influential architectural project with a focus on: innovative concept, strong local impact, meeting technical and cultural challenges, as well as creating a sustainable outcome.  Congratulations to all involved!

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The Built To Care Ghana Project is Receiving Great Recognition in the UK!

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Progress, Takoradi | No Comments

The Ghana District Hospitals project is receiving great recognition in the UK for its impact.  CampbellReith, consulting engineers for the hospitals, has been shortlisted for the ICE London Civil Engineering Awards 2016 and the New Civil Engineering Awards for its International Impact.

Mike Allen, Senior Partner at the Practice, said: “Being shortlisted has been fantastic recognition of the effort from all involved in the Ghana Hospitals project, which will hugely impact people’s lives”.

Click for full details here – http://campbellreith.com/awards-recognition-community-projects-in-africa/

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1311 Workers Spread Across The Active Sites

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Progress, Takoradi | No Comments

As at the end of January 2016 there was a skilled workforce of 1311 labourers, managers, carpenters, masons, engineers on 6 active hospital sites across Ghana, as well as the Pharmaceutical Management System Central Stores site in Tema.  The workforce is in the majority made up of Ghanaians, with over 65% of those employed from within the local communities, to where the sites are based.

2016 British Expertise International Awards

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Progress, Takoradi | No Comments

The 6 New District Hospital Programme in Ghana has been shortlisted in the category for “Outstanding International Architecture Project” at the 2016 British Expertise International Awards.  The award will celebrate the most influential architectural project and the judging criteria will be based on: innovative concept, strong local impact, meeting technical and cultural challenges, as well as sustainable outcome.

The winner is expected to be announce in March 2016.

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