The government has pumped billions of cedis into the building of modern hospitals and the upgrading of facilities in Ghana.
It further plans to spend GHc3 billion to improve healthcare delivery in Ghana.
This includes a 500-bed military hospital in Kumasi and 15 polyclinics which will be built in the Greater Accra and Central regions.
About 150 hospitals will be upgraded and given modern diagnostic equipment.
This was revealed by President John Mahama during his State of Nation of Address to Parliament on Thursday.
“Work is at various stages of completion on 13 district hospitals to bring health services closer to our people,” he stated.
John Mahama also added that “We have also completed and commissioned for use, three district hospitals in Edjumako, Essam and Zabzugu, and 19 Health Centres.”
The president said these measures are being taken to improve healthcare in the country.