Afigya Kwabre South Inagurate District Health Management Committee



2nd September,2019



The DCE Hon. Christian Adu- Poku in his initial remarks thanked the committee members for honouring the invitation to the meeting. He confessed that the inauguration of the committee has been long overdue since he planned for it and thanked God for its reality.




He highlighted the interest of the government in helping solve health issues by providing an ambulance to the district for emergency cases.


He finally charged the committee members to think of emergency unit centre before land for the unit in the district gets finished.


He added that the committees are responsible for making emergency plans to curtail unforseeing disasters. He seized the opportunity to lead the committee members in swearing in an oath of allegiance.


The District Health Director, Mrs Anna Omane also registered her pleasure for the reality of committee as it is mandatory for the district to have a committee to champion that course.


She gave a gist of rules governing the committee as follows; That there shall be election for members after 3 years and a member who has no interest in the committee can resign.

The DCE wields power to assign any member a work as and when the need arises for the district.


The DCE together with DCD and Health Director shall be the chairpersons over all the committees.

The following are the functions of the committee; 1. Identify functions of the emergency Management Committee 2. Identify members of the Public Health Emergency Management Committee (PHEMC) 3.


Meet regularly before and during after public health events The membership of District Health Committee consists of the following; District Chief Executive District Health Director Social Services Sub-committee Chairman Chairman (District Assembly Rep) District Planning Officer ( District Assembly Rep) Minister In-Charge, Kodie Methodist Church (Christian Rep) Chief Imam, Buoho Mosque (Muslim Rep) Family Care Medical Director (Private Sector Health Personnel) The CEO, Methodist Faith Healing Hospital Sasa Queen mother (Traditional Council Representative) Madam Olivia Agyemang (Additional Member) Chairman, Association of Disables, Afigya Kwabre South District (Additional Member) The membership of the Public Health Emergency Management Committee is made up of the following; District Chief Executive District Police Commander District Director of Health Services District Public Health Nurse District Disease Control Officer District Environmental Health Officer District Medical or Clinical Officer District Wildlife and Vertinary Experts District Laboratory Technician or Laboratory Technologist District Information Services Department Officer Representative of National Disaster Management Organization Mrs Anna Omane thanked all the committee members and also charged them to perform their duties and responsibilities accordingly.



Afigya Kwabre South Inagurate District Health Management Committee





2.9.19



The DCE Hon. Christian Adu- Poku in his initial remarks thanked the committee members for honouring the invitation to the meeting. He confessed that the inauguration of the committee has been long overdue since he planned for it and thanked God for its reality.




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