Member of Parliament for Anyaa Sowutuom Constituency Hon. Dr Dickson Adomako Kissi has added his voice to calls for Ghanaians to accept vaccination against COVID 19.
According to him, the surge in cases of COVID 19 coupled with the emergence of a new variant known as Omicron makes it even more important for Ghanaians to take the vaccine in order to protect themselves and others as well.
He explained that vaccine helps to mitigate the impact of the virus hence appealing to Ghanaians all misconceptions about being administered with the vaccine.
He made this known when he organized a free health screening for residents in the Anyaa Sowutuom Constituency who received medical care on various health-related issues including COVID 19, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Blood Pressure among others.
NHIS REGISTRATION & COMMUNITY FUN FAIR
The occasion also saw the registration of over 100 residents onto the National Health Insurance Scheme.
Hon. Dr Dickson Adomako Kissi explained that this is to ensure that majority of his constituents also enjoy the benefits of the NHIS.
The Ceremony was also climaxed with Fun Fair and Games where the young and old were involved in various activities such as bouncy castle, ludo games, cards among others.
ACHIEVEMENTS AND OBJECTIVES FOR 2022
Hon. Dr Adomako Kissi also outlined some achievements during his tenure as the Member of Parliament for Anyaa Sowutuom and further stated his plans for the coming year.
Inauguration of a new party office for the constituency at Sowutuom.
Donation of items and cash worth about GH5000 to the old and vulnerable residents both within and outside the constituency.
Donation of one hundred and three (103) new sewing machines to seamstresses and tailors in the constituency to support and encourage them to work more efficiently.
Commissioning of six committees to facilitate development in the Constituency;
– The Education and School placement committee
– The Health and Wellness check committee
– The Communication committee
– The Agriculture committee
– The small businesses, sanitation and waste management committee
– The Job Creation and Job placement committee.
Support to the Weija Fire Service both in cash and in-kind to inspire workers to carry out their duties more effectively and efficiently.
The introduction of Free NHIS cards and the renewal of cards at Agape to enhance accessibility to healthcare by the residents.
Intensive training of the youth in fire prevention and the graduation of two hundred (200) youth from Nationwide Fire Academy – NAFA. This was done to give the youth first-hand information on safety and fire prevention to support their communities.
Free health screening exercise for residents in the constituency and its environs.
Donation of computers, furniture and cabinets to the newly built polyclinic at Anyaa.
Participation in numerous community engagements in the constituency such as Funerals, weddings, baby naming ceremonies etc.
Awarded tuition and scholarship support to the youth at various levels of Education.
Mobilization of workers for the resurfacing, shaping of roads and pavement preservation activities within the constituency to improve driving conditions.
Hon. Dr Dickson Adomako Kissi also reiterated his commitment to reducing the unemployment rate in the Constituency as well as improving road infrastructure at Anyaa Sowutuom in 2022.