As part of its efforts in fighting the novel Corona-Virus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country MTN-Ghana Foundation has taken another giant step by donating Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to St. Gregory Catholic Hospital at Gomoa Buduburam in the Central Region.
The items include Face masks, Coveralls, Gloves, pieces of Contactless, thermometers, and gallons of 99% Alcohol Methylated Spirit.
According to MTN-Ghana Foundation, so far they have donated to 29 Hospitals and 15 Senior High Schools (SHSs) across the country and will reach out to others in due course.
Addressing the media after the donation, the Chief Customer Relations Officer for MTN-Ghana, Jemima Kotei Walsha said Ghana’s Telecommunication giant MTN will continue to assist Ghanaians and health facilities in the country whenever they have the opportunity to do so.
“We have some PPEs to help prevent the frontline health workers in this hospital from the virus and the entire community who visit the hospital.
Patients come to the hospital from Buduburam and its environs so it is to help everyone during these trying times,” she stated.
Madam Temima said MTN-Ghana Foundation has so far spent in excess of one million Ghana cedis in procuring the items for hospitals and schools across the country.
“This is not the end, it’s something that we do to support health facilities and schools across the country. Every health facility is important because we see people going in and out of this health care facility,”.
The Chaplain for St. Gregory Hospital at Gomoa Buduburam, Rev. Fr. Daniel Ganu who in receiving the items on behalf of the hospital was full of joy and thanked MTN-Ghana for their kind gesture.
“We are so grateful to MTN on this occasion to donate all these items to the hospital to help fight the worldwide pandemic, the Corona-Virus,” he disclosed.
He said the hospital has been receiving PPEs from corporate bodies and institutions to help management and staff to fight the pandemic, and “today we are receiving these items from MTN, it is going to go a long way to help us fight the pandemic.”
Source: Isaac Dzidzoamenu