As aspect of endeavours to support the struggle versus the novel Coronavirus pandemic, the Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund has donated a consignment of significant-stop tertiary treatment Own Protective Devices (PPEs) to the Ga East Clinic in Accra.
The presentation was created at a brief ceremony on Tuesday, April 1, 2020 at the clinic premises.
In attendance ended up some trustees of the Covid-19 Personal Sector Fund, the Nationwide Coordinator for Circumstance Administration and Treatment, Dr Ali Samba and other stakeholders. The fund was represented Kwaku Bediako of CH Group, Dan Sackey, MD of Ecobank Ghana, Julian Opuni, MD of Fidelity Bank, Samuel Laing, President of the Contract Cleaners Association of Ghana and Senyo Hosi, CEO of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors.
Dr Justice Yankson, Standard Secretary for the Ghana Professional medical Association, who also serves as the Chairman of the Technological Committee for the Ghana Covid-19 Non-public Sector Fund stated that donation of the objects is to persuade the administration of the Ga East Medical center to continue with the position they have performed so considerably to support the country offer with Coronavirus pandemic.
“We are in this article to donate these 2,200 assorted types of the PPE specially, we chose the superior degree that is desired primarily for the secondary and tertiary care that you produce to individuals necessitating crucial care,” Dr. Yankson said.
“The Ghana COVID-19 Private Sector Fund is joyful to be section of the exercise. We will go on to investigate other spots that we can guidance you to ensure that the patients who are in listed here get the most effective of care. But most importantly, [we also care about] the safety and security of the [health] staff.”
Items donated incorporated coveralls, rubber aprons, nurses caps, N95 experience masks, gum boots, disposable gowns, re-useable goggles and confront shields, among the other people.
The National Coordinator for Situation Management and Treatment method, Dr Ali Samba who been given the things on behalf of the healthcare facility applauded the Covid-19 Non-public Sector Fund for supporting the marketing campaign versus coronavirus. He claimed that federal government is appreciative of the guidance and contributions the private sector has created in direction of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, notably in helping supply the demands of hospitals and frontline well being experts.
“On behalf of the facility, the Ministry of Well being, and everybody, we will like to thank the Covid-19 Personal Sector Fund for this donation. The donation is pretty well timed for the reason that as at now we have shut to sixty clients, four in ICU, and we need these PPEs to choose quite good care of them,” Dr. Samba explained.
“We are so grateful to you, and we know you have more substantial designs for the facility. We guarantee you that regardless of what you’ve given us, we will use them to treatment for the people. We are praying that jointly we shall conquer Covid-19.”
The Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund is an initiative by personal small business individuals who established it up with a seed fund of A person Million Ghana Cedis, although campaigning to raise at least One Hundred Million Ghana Cedis from local and global enterprises as perfectly as the basic public to aid the battle from Covid-19 in Ghana.