The Medical Superintendent of the Bole District Hospital Dr. Nindow Alphonsus has disclosed that the Bole District Hospital was adjudged the best in the Savannah Region in 2022 and hope to achieve same feat for the year 2023 ranking as a result of some successes chalked.

He said maternal mortality at the Bole Hospital has been reduced to zero in 2023. He thanked HE former President John Dramani Mahama and his wife for donating of an ultra modern maternity and child health block.

Dr Nindow made these comments at an Award and Dinner night for selected hardworking staff of the Hospital for the year 2023 to show appreciation to them for their immense commitment and support in promoting health care delivery. The event took place at the Wurpe and Sons Royal Lodge on in Bole district, Savannah region on 1st March, 2023.

Further listing some of the successes chalked by the Bole Hospital in 2023Dr Nindow said the hospital was able to undertake surgical outreaches, rehabilitation and the reconstruction of the falling fence wall.

He added that the Bole district hospital is blessed to have an oxygen plant installed by the US AID, which will greatly help the hospital becasue patients would not have to travel to Kumasi or Tamale for oxygen.
He said the oxygen plant also has the capacity to supply the ambulance service or any other hospital or facility with oxygen if the need be.

Dr. Nindow Alphonsus also mentioned some challenges faced by the hospital. He said the hospital is currently owing over GHc20,000,000 (twenty million Ghana cedis) of electricity and appealed to the central government to come to their aid.
He added that the hospital needs a standby generator, a functioning mortuary and a walkway to link the Lordina Mahama ward to the rest of the hospital for easy movement.

Speaking at the the occasion, the Bole District Health Director, Ndapewurche Hajia Fusheina Sulemana expressed her sincere gratitude to all the staff of the hospital for their individual contributions to the successes chalked by the hospital in the last years making it the best hospital in Savannah region.

She encouraged the staff to keep up their selfless sacrifices for the hospital and adding that every single staff is an award winner.
Ndapewurche Hajia Fuseina also added that the event was not only to celebrate the achievement of the hospital but also to bid a farewell to the medical superintendent, Dr. Nindow Alphonsus who will be leaving for the Oti region as the deputy director of public health.

She thanked Dr. Nindow for all his support for the hospital and contributions to the general delivery of health within the district.

Miss Tahiru Muniratu Bapube won the overall best staff of the hospital followed by Mrs. Afebli Bridget Asantewa with the third best going to Miss Gladys Ahekan.

The various units were also given awards with the overall best unit within the hospital been the Isolation unit followed by the Laboratory and the Intensive Care Unit.

They received items ranging from cash prices, refrigerators, television sets and citations.