The Catholic Diocese of Keta-Akatsi, recently honored six health workers in the Diocese for serving the sick and delivering healthcare to patients. Among them was Dr. Laila Seidu, Medical Superintendent at the Richard Novarti Hospital at Sogakope, who was adjudged the Overall Best Health Worker in 2018.
Other award winners were Joan Dartey, Eunice Tsigbey both Midwives, as well as Emmanuella Agbenyefia, Community Health Nurse; and Jessica Kwadugah, Nursing Officer. The awardees were present with citations and prizes during a recent ceremony at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Weme-Abor. The Most Rev. Anthony K. Adanuty, Bishop Emeritus of Keta-Akatsi, in a remark commended the awardees and the entire health workers.
Entreating them to be diligent in providing care to the sick, the Bishop urged them to serve with solicitude and sympathize with the sick. Rev. Fr. James Amuzu, the Acting Executive Director of the Keta-Akatsi Diocesan Health Service, encouraged the health workers to let their lives reflect hope, joy and care to the sick, encouraging them to continue working hard to sustain excellent healthcare delivery in their respective facilities.
Togbui Dordzeavudzi II, the Dufia (Chief) of Abor, who carried the function, appealed to health professionals to discharge their duties with honesty, devotion, dedication, faithfulness, and selflessness. Dr. Seidu on behalf of the awardees thanked the Diocese for the recognition, and the members of staff, for being part of their success story.
Kwesi Yirenkyi Boateng, Camp-G – The Catholic Standard