MTN donates PPE to Zuarungu Health Centre


MTN Ghana Foundation has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Zuarungu Community Health Centre in the Bolgatanga East District of Upper East Region.

The items included face masks, coveralls, face shields, gloves, gun thermometers and mentholated spirit.

Presenting the items to the facility, Mr Richard Asamane, the Territory Sales Controller for MTN Ghana, Upper East Region, said MTN was making similar donations to 29 hospitals across the country.

He reiterated MTN’s commitment to its corporate social responsibilities in fighting the Coronavirus pandemic.

“At MTN, we believe that we have a role to play in this fight against COVID-19 right from the onset, and this continues to be paramount to us,” he added.

Mr Asamane called on the general public to continue adhering to the safety protocols to complement stakeholders’ efforts to eliminate the virus.

MTN Ghana since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has donated PPE worth five million Ghana Cedis to the National COVID Trust Fund and some essential equipment to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research to enable rapid testing and data processing.

Receiving the items, Mr Abudu Malik, the Staff In-charge of the Health Centre, said it was a timely donation.

He commended MTN Ghana for the benevolence and appealed for haemoglobin analyzer to enhance quality health service delivery to pregnant women.

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