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Winner at the 2016 British Expertise International Awards

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Press, Takoradi, Uncategorized | No Comments

Lead architects for the “Built To Care Ghana” district hospital programme, UK based TP Bennett, won the prestigious first prize for “Outstanding International Architecture Project” against still international competition at the 2016 British Expertise International Awards. The award celebrates the most influential architectural project with a focus on: innovative concept, strong local impact, meeting technical and cultural challenges, as well as creating a sustainable outcome.  Congratulations to all involved!

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The Built To Care Ghana Project is Receiving Great Recognition in the UK!

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Progress, Sekondi, Takoradi | No Comments

The Ghana District Hospitals project is receiving great recognition in the UK for its impact.  CampbellReith, consulting engineers for the hospitals, has been shortlisted for the ICE London Civil Engineering Awards 2016 and the New Civil Engineering Awards for its International Impact.

Mike Allen, Senior Partner at the Practice, said: “Being shortlisted has been fantastic recognition of the effort from all involved in the Ghana Hospitals project, which will hugely impact people’s lives”.

Click for full details here – http://campbellreith.com/awards-recognition-community-projects-in-africa/

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1311 Workers Spread Across The Active Sites

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Progress, Takoradi | No Comments

As at the end of January 2016 there was a skilled workforce of 1311 labourers, managers, carpenters, masons, engineers on 6 active hospital sites across Ghana, as well as the Pharmaceutical Management System Central Stores site in Tema.  The workforce is in the majority made up of Ghanaians, with over 65% of those employed from within the local communities, to where the sites are based.

NMSI renovates Kugrago Primary School in the Garu-Tempane District

By | Garu-Tempane, Giving Back, Progress | No Comments

As part of NMSI’s “giving back project”, the dilapidated Kugrago Primary School building in the Garu-Tempane District of the Upper East Region was renovated by a team of NMSI employees and local volunteers.

The NMSI funded project included the refurbishment of both external and internal parts of the structure; renovation of one classroom with a concrete floor; and the renovation of a football pitch with corner flags and goal posts among others.

The Headmaster of the school, Joseph Ayambila, said he was “extremely thrilled” to be have received the support from NMSI.

Caroline Young, the Corporate and Social Responsibility Manager at NMSI said the company is delighted at the support given to the community. “This is what we enjoy doing. It is not just about bringing a new district hospital to the area; it is also about what we can also do for the community”.

Link to story online:

Graphic.com / Citi FM online / GhanaWeb.com

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2016 British Expertise International Awards

By | Abetifi, Dodowa, Fomena, Garu-Tempane, Kumawu, Progress, Takoradi | No Comments

The 6 New District Hospital Programme in Ghana has been shortlisted in the category for “Outstanding International Architecture Project” at the 2016 British Expertise International Awards.  The award will celebrate the most influential architectural project and the judging criteria will be based on: innovative concept, strong local impact, meeting technical and cultural challenges, as well as sustainable outcome.

The winner is expected to be announce in March 2016.

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Health & Safety Training at Garu-Tempane

By | Garu-Tempane, Progress | No Comments

As the preparation works at Garu begin to increase, members of the site workforce have undergone First Aid and Emergency Preparedness Training by Mariam Sai and Naa Odoi.  Taking place over 2 days the aim of the training was to increase the knowledge and awareness level in: emergency preparedness, basic first aid, first aider and the transmission of illness and methods of Assessment.

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