Former President John Mahama has presented 100 sets of private protective products (PPEs) to health staff at the Greater Accra Regional (Ridge) Medical center in Accra.
In accordance to the former President, the presentation on
Sunday was in reaction to stories that there is a shortage of PPEs and other
resources demanded by the frontline professional medical staff at the medical center in their
combat in opposition to the Coronavirus.
“We all, Ghana, appreciates the work you are accomplishing. You are the frontline defence of the inhabitants from the condition and we should all help you to be able to shield us,” Mr Mahama explained.
Aside from the 100 total set of PPEs, 100 gum boots, 120
doctors scrubs, 50 patients gowns, 30 theatre robes and 400 packs of bottled
drinking h2o have been also offered to the clinic.
Mr Mahama, who is also the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), expressed the hope that the objects introduced will help in defending the staff members of the medical center as they go about their function.
Healthcare Director in demand of the Ridge Hospital, Dr Emmanuel Srofenyoh, in thanking the former President and the NDC, mentioned that the objects presented “are seriously the factors that we have been missing, specifically the PPE, surgical encounter masks, coveralls, and the merchandise that are actually needed”.
“The other day I was describing a problem that when the personnel want to robe and attend to a individual, it requires up to about 20 to 30 minutes to full the gowning. And the goods that are utilized just after just one usage, you have to discard all of them and arrive in for a clean a person. It is for this motive that the demand from customers is so high”.
President Mahama was accompanied by the Countrywide Chairman of the NDC, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, the Chair of the NDC COVID-19 Technological Workforce, Prosper Bani and the MP for Klottey Korle Dr Zanetor Agemang-Rawlings.
The Ridge Hospital has grow to be the primary facility that is
serving to with the management of the coronavirus pandemic.