The Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects, (SEHP), as part of their Safe Delivery Project, visited new and expectant mothers at the Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua.
The founder of SEHP, Second Lady Mrs. Samira Bawumia donated electronic fetoscopes to the antenatal Unit, of the hospital.
Mrs. Bawumia who was companied by the Member of Parliament, (MP), for Ledzorkuku, Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye and the Eastern Regional Minister, Eric Kwakye Darfour, interacted with the management, staff and patients on admission at the antenatal ward.
She commended the Hospital Management and staff for their professionalism. Mrs. Bawumia who donated electronic fetoscopes to the antenatal Unit, of the hospital said the objective of her project is to support antenatal and maternal health because statistics on maternal mortality in Ghana is heartbreaking.
Dr. Oko-Boye who is also the Board Chairman of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra said SEHP is committed to improving the lives of women and children in the country.
According to him, Parliament has released money for the Eastern Regional Hospital, noting that very soon, the region will have an ultramodern Regional Hospital to deliver health services to the people.
For his part, Mr. Kwakye Darfour, said the Regional Hospital is noted for standards adding that the hospital currently has a unit which produces oxygen.