Former President John Mahama has presented some merchandise to the health and fitness employees at the Korle Bu Instructing Clinic.
The products like 100 Personal Protecting Equipment (PPE) and 100 pairs of Gum Boots is to assistance their get the job done in the direction of controlling the COVID-19 ailment.
The presentation is part of a whole of 650 PPE and 650 gum boots procured by the Flagbearer of the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) for distribution to a quantity of clinical amenities throughout the place.
The Chairman of the NDC Covid-19 Technical Team, Prosper Bani, who introduced the items on behalf of Mr Mahama, thanked the country’s frontline health and fitness workers for their commitment, hard work and sacrifice as the nation grapples with the coronavirus.
Mr Bani, who was accompanied by other customers of the NDC Covid-19 Workforce, urged federal government to get the job done more quickly to guarantee the urgent offer of the essential protecting clothes and logistics for the wellbeing employees to manage their assurance as they occur into make contact with with hundreds of people for the duration of these occasions.
Dr Daniel Asare, Main Executive of Korle Bu, who obtained the goods thanked President Mahama for the assistance, pledging that the clinic will place them to excellent use.
As portion of Mr. Mahama’s guidance for the country’s overall health personnel, a quantity of PPEs and gum boots are getting offered to the Korle Bu Teaching Healthcare facility, the Ho Teaching Medical center, Effia Nkwanta Clinic, Cape Coastline Teaching Hospital and Koforidua Authorities Healthcare facility now.
Speaking at a ceremony on Saturday to announce the provide of the materials, President Mahama claimed he was deeply touched by the enthusiasm and the sacrifice of the overall health staff, adding that “I, John Dramani Mahama, take pleasure in you all, and Ghanaians enjoy you all”.
He also lamented the non-availability of protective clothing for the health staff.
“I ought to immediately add that it is not a very good thing that overall health workers, across the nation, still, do not have personal protecting equipment. This is obviously due to the fact we did not program early as a state and our importation of examination kits was also late. Also the need for check kits and PPEs have outstripped offer globally.”
Mr. Bani, who is also a former Main of Employees was accompanied by his colleagues, former Minister for Overall health Mr. Alex Segbefia, Dr. Ebow Jehu-Appiah, a previous Standard Secretary of the Ghana Health care Affiliation, and Dr. Zanetor Agyemang-Rawlings, MP for Klottey Korle. Also in the delegation had been the MP for Ablekuma South Alfred Oko Vanderpuye, the Higher Accra Regional Chairman of the NDC Joseph Ade Coker and the Ablekuma South Constituency Chairman of the NDC Geoffrey Attakli Banini.