A total of 424 covid-19 frontline workers across the Bono East Region have been recognized with certificates signed by the president of land, H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Mr Kwasi Adu-Gyan, Bono East Minister, together with the Regional Health Director, Dr Frederick Adomako Boateng,the Bono East Regional Coordinator,Mr George Padmore Mensah joined the various MMDCEs in the region to present the certificates to awardees on behalf of the President.
It will be recalled that on Tuesday, March 14, 2023, President Nana Akufo Addo conferred state Honors and Awards to some institutions and individuals who distinguished themselves in the country’s fight and containment of the dreadful Covid-19 pandemic.
The minister urged the awardees and all others who play key roles in diverse ways but could not be nominated for the awards to continue to prioritise the health needs of their clients as they did in preserving lives during the pandemic. He acknowledged that the efforts have put the nation number 3 globally in the management of the pandemic.
On his part, Dr Frederick Adomako Boateng urged all those who worked hard during the fight but did not get the certificate not to despair because, in emergencies like covid-19, it was difficult to get all things right.
A total of 19,557 frontline health and allied health workers are expected to receive this award across the country.