On Friday, January 19th, the Mother and Baby Unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana, was commissioned by the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Africa's first and only green hospital is certified by EDGE of IFC and the World Bank.
Akufo-Addo states at commissiong ceremony: “This facility we are commissioning today is a world-class one. More importantly for me is the fact that it is the only green hospital in Africa, certified by EDGE of IFC and the World Bank. I emphasize this point because I believe Ghana needs to go Green in its construction of public facilities This will save us money over the long term, and help preserve our environment. I’m truly proud of the Contractors, African Building Partners. Thank you so very much.”