The 37 Military hospital on Friday, December 23, 2016 has celebrated its annual West African Soldiers Social Activities (WASSA) to crown the year’s activities.
The celebration of WASSA was to bring together, personnel of the facility, reflect on the year’s activities, bring together the families of personnel of the hospital and also to release the stress that personnel went through in line of duty, during the year.
Among personnel to celebrate the WASSA activity were some of the retired staff of the Hospital, senior officers, personnel of the hospital and civilian employees and family members of personnel of the hospital.
The Director General in charge of Logistics of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and Guest of honor for the occasion, Air Commodore Julius Sefadzi Kofi Dzamefe, during his speech commended personnel for the hard work done during the period and challenged all to work better and tirelessly in order to achieve better results in the coming year.
Air Commodore Dzamefe said hard work leads to effective and efficient delivery of healthcare and discipline in the environment, hence the need to be professional at all times.
He urged personnel of the hospital to improve upon their skills, attitude towards clients in line of duty and their academics so as to enhance their profession, and wished all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The Commander of the 37 Military Hospital, Brig Gen Ernest Crosby Saka (Jr), in his remarks congratulated personnel of the hospital and all who worked tirelessly to make sure that success was achieved throughout the year 2016.
Brig Gen Saka said the hospital is a 400-bed facility and provides quality healthcare for personnel and their families as well as the general public and also serves as Government Emergency Disaster Centre and urged all to embrace any future challenges that might occur.
Also present during the occasion were the Director General Medical Services of the GAF, Brig Gen Ralph Ametepi, Commander of the Kumasi Military Hospital, Brig Gen Christopher Agbeka, Commanding Officer of the hospital, Col Michael Yeboah Agyapong and other senior officers.