Box 7 Twifo Hemang

Health Directorate

The Department consists of the district medical officer of health and the environmental health unit. The department is to advice on the construction and rehabilitation of clinics and health center and to:

  1. Assist in the operation of and maintenance of all health facilities under the jurisdiction of the regional and district co-odinaing council
  2. Assist o undertake health education and family immunization and nutrition programs
  3. Co-ordinate works of health centers on community bases health workers
  4. Promote and encourage good health and sanitation
  5. Facilitate disease control and prevision
  6. Assist to formulate, plan and implement district health policies with in the frame work of national health policies and guidelines provided by the ministry of health
  7. Provide report on the implementation of policies and programs elating to health in the district
  8. Advise on the appointment, discipline, posting and transfer of health personnel in the district
  9. Assist to provide, maintain, supervise and control slaughter houses
  10. Advise on the prevention of the spreading and extermination of tsetse fly, mosquitoes, rates, bugs, and other vermin in the district.
Health Director