UG Hospital takes delivery of surgery and N95 face masks

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Ug Hospital Takes Delivery Of Surgery And N Face Masks

The Hungarian Ambassador, Mr. Andras Szabo, together with the General Manager of the Takoradi-based Sludge Management Company Limited, Imre Hegyesi, have presented 3,300 pieces of surgery and N95 face masks to the University of Ghana Hospital, in Legon, at a ceremony.

This is to help provide protection to the medical workers, who are at the forefront of the battle against the novel coronavirus – COVID-19.

Ambassador Szabo underlined the eagerness of his country to give strong support to efforts at strengthening Ghana’s healthcare system.

“We are keen on health-related developments in Ghana, even though we should re-arrange a bit these projects in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

The Central European nation recently announced the implementation of a joint oncology project in the country with the Turkish Government.

The Ambassador spoke of the start of mass production of ventilators by Hungary and said this could be of help to Ghana’s health sector.

Mr. Hegyesi said, he was confident the masks would beneficial to the hospital.
The Administrator of the facility, Eric H. Gaisey, said the donation could not have come at a better time and expressed gratefulness for the gesture.

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