17 April 2020 – 100-bed COVID-19 treatment and isolation facility

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: GHANA PRIVATE SECTOR COVID 19 FUND , PRESIDENT OF GHANA

Overview: All is set for the construction of a 100-bed Covid-19 treatment and isolation facility, to complement efforts by government to contain the coronavirus pandemic in the country. Initiated by the Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund, the facility, which will be located at the Ga East Municipal Hospital, is expected to be completed within six weeks.
Full details here: https://www.myjoyonline.com/news/national/ghana-covid-19-private-sector-fund-releases-architectural-plan-for-100-bed-isolation-treatment-facility/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: The aggressive testing and contact tracing has resorted to an increase in COVID 19 cases since the first. There is the need to support Government’s efforts