A delegation of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), led by the outgoing Chief Representative of Ghana office, Yasumichi Araki paid a courtesy call on the Minister for Health Hon. Kwaku Agyeman Manu on Wednesday March 22, 2023 at the Ministry of Health.
The visit was to introduce the new Chief Representative of the JICA Ghana office, Miss Momoko Suzuki to the Hon. Minister, whilst Mr. Yasumichi Araki bids farewell to the Minister as he departs Ghana on Friday March 24 after three (3) years of service as Chief Representative of Ghana office.
Mr. Araki commended the Minister and the government of Ghana for the swift response in combating COVID-19. He further congratulated the Minister for receiving the Order of the Volta award from the President of the republic which is the highest honour in Ghana.
Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu on his part warmly received the delegation and commended JICA for their support to Ghana even before COVID-19. JICA donated the record booklets for Maternal and Childbirth which is currently used in all health facilities in Ghana.
He further bid Mr. Araki farewell wished him the best in all his endeavours and assured Miss Suzuki of the support and cooperation of the Ministry.