The Government of Ghana through the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development on Monday 23rd March, 2020, presented over 20, 000 safety materials and equipment’s to the 43 MMDAs in the Ashanti Region to augment the fight against coronavirus.
The Government of Ghana is set to complete a total of 500 kilometres of new road projects in the Ashanti Region and it is expected to be completed by December 2020 in line with the ‘Year of Roads’ initiative declared by President Akufo-Addo in 2019.
The Ashanti Regional Coordinating Council on 8th April, 2020 took delivery of food items from Government to be supplied to vulnerable individuals within the lockdown areas in the Greater Kumasi Metropolitan area
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei-Mensah, on Thursday 30th January, 2020, received and presented forty-seven (47) ambulances to Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives in the Ashanti Region at the Ashanti Regional Coordinating council (ARCC).
The Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon. Simon Osei-Mensah on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 inspected some on-going development projects within the Kumasi Metropolis to acquaint himself with the progress of work.
"Infant mortality rate at the Kumasi South Hospital formerly known as Agogo Clinic has reduced from 5 to 7 deaths per 100 births to 2.96% per 100". This was noted by the Ashanti Regional Minister, Hon Simon Osei-Mensah, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 during a short ceremony to unveil the neonatal special care unit at the Kumasi South Hospital.
This was noted by the First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo during the national launch of the 2018 world breastfeeding week at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi on 11th September, 2018.
The priority of the Ghana National Fire Service is to ensure the safety of lives hence the need to establish fire station in every part of the country. The new fire station at MansoNkwanta is the first of its kind after 30 years since the district’s inception