The Greater Accra Registered Nurses and Midwives Association (GRNWA) have honored Member of Parliament for Ablekuma South, Hon. Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuye in Accra.
The former Mayor of Accra Metropolitan Assembly was presented with a Citation which talks about his Selfless service to the Nursing profession, promotion and contribution to Health issues as the hierarchy of the Association visited him at his office at Mamprobi on Tuesday.
The Regional Chairperson of the Greater Accra Registered Nurses and Midwives Association, Mrs Margaret Ohenewa Yeboah who presented the Citation expressed their gratitude to the Man whose outstanding performance as the mayor of Accra (2008-16), passion to help humanity and interaction with the people won him the seat of the Ablekuma South constituency.
Mrs. Margaret Ohenewa Yeboah further stated that it is with much respect and dignity of the Association, that they have recognized his dedication, commitment and loyalty to the Ghana Registered Nurses & Midwives Association.
In his response, Hon. Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuye, who holds a doctorate degree from Benedict College, Columbia, assured GRNWA, that as a legislator, he is going to make sure that anytime issues of Nurses and Midwifery comes to the floor of Parliament, he is going make sure he and his colleague MPs work tirelessly to resolve their needs.
He encouraged the youth to be engaged in Nursing and Midwifery, and also made a passionate appeal to the current government to take the Health sector serious to save more children during delivery.