A team of Health officials have inspected the ongoing cholera outbreak happening in the Central Region.
The delegation was led by Hon. Deputy Minister for Health, Dr Victor Bampoe, accompanied by the WHO country Rep, Director General of Ghana Health Service Dr Appiah Denkyira, Director Public Health, Dr Badu Sarkodie.
They interacted with the Regional Minister, the Metropolitan Chief Executive of Cape Coast Ms Priscilla Arhin, and other key stakeholders to discuss measures that are in place and can be put in place to end the outbreak.
They visited some health facilities which was attending to some of the cholera cases. The University Hospital had treated and discharged most of its patient who reported earlier.
The team visited the regional teaching hospital to acquaint themselves with the situation and challenges prevailing.
The delegation together with regional officials inspected a household where the outbreak is believed to have started from. The source is a household where food was prepared and sold.
As at the time of the visit, the region had recorded 157 cases with no deaths.
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