Deaconess Agartha Odame, a member of The Church of Pentecost who fellowships at the Ho branch of the Pentecost International Worship Centre (PIWC), has been adjudged the Best Midwife of Ho Teaching Hospital.
The awards ceremony which was organised recently by the Ministry of Health at the Holy Family Hospital at Techiman in the Bono East Region coincided with the celebration of the International Day of the Midwife.
Deaconess Odame passed the criteria for the award which included interviews and presentation of personal innovation in her practice among six selected top midwives from all the units of the hospital. The units were Theatre, Gynaecology, Antenatal Clinic, Maternity and Labour Ward.
She attributed the feat she has chalked to God, saying, “This is as a result of God and hard work.” She was thankful to God and everyone for the support given her.
She advised all health workers not to leave the God factor in their professional practice, whilst calling on them to respect and be patient with their clients (patients).
Deaconess Agartha Odame is a Children’s Ministry worker and President of the Virtuous Ladies wing of the Women’s Ministry at PIWC-Ho.
Report by Emma, Aseye & Enyonam Dormevenu, Ho.