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Liberia Armed Forces Medical Team Visits 37 Military Hospital

12 April 2018.   A four-member delegation from the Liberia Armed Forces Medical Corps led by the Chief Medical Officer of the  Liberia Armed Forces, Dr Josiah George, made an official visit to the 37 Military Hospital from Monday, April 9, 2018 to Thursday, April 12, 2018.

The rest of the members of the delegation were the Executive Officer of the Liberia Armed Forces Medical Corps Capt. Victor Krah, Engineer Officer of the Liberia Armed Forces Medical Corps 2Lt Austin Karkon and the Health Economist Director for Decentralization of the Liberia Ministry of Health Dr Justin Korvayam.

The visit was to familiarize themselves with the operational system of the hospital and learn about how the facility operated. It was also to see the structures of the various departments and how they were run with the aim of building their own Military Hospital.

During the visit, they paid a courtesy call on the Director General Ghana Armed Forces Medical Services (GAFMS) Brig Gen Ernest Crosby Saka (Jr) at the Directorate of GAFMS at Burma Camp.

The team later visited the Kpeshie Medical Centre at Southern Command, Teshie, Eastern Naval Command, Tema, 1 MRS at Michel Camp, Arakan and Duala Medical Centres at Burma Camp, all a subsidiary of the 37 Military Hospital.

The Commander of the hospital Brig Gen Michael Akwasi Yeboah Agyapong and the Commanding Officer of the same facility Col Nii Adjah Obodai welcomed them and applauded them for choosing Ghana especially the 37 Military Hospital to tap on their expertise. They wished them well in their quest to build their own military hospital.

The leader of the team, Dr George on behalf of the Liberia Armed Forces Government and his colleagues thanked Command for the warm reception and knowledge, gained during their visit.

He mentioned that, the opportunity given them, to see and learn how the facility operates would aid them in building their own military hospital in Liberia.

Some Senior Officers together with the Matron of the hospital Col Victoria Oku and her Deputies Col Annie Djokoto and Lt Col Francisca Amakye, were present during the visit.

 

 

 

 

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