As the corporate planet rises up to the challenge to help beat the fatal coronavirus pandemic, Obtain Lender Ghana, has taken techniques to make sure it is contributing its widow’s could possibly to the struggle.
The bank has donated a fully equipped ambulance to the College of Skilled Research, Accra (UPSA) to make improvements to wellness care shipping and delivery on campus and in the group in which it operates.
The ambulance, which will be managed by the UPSA Clinic on campus, is geared up with essential unexpected emergency kits these kinds of as oxygen inhaler, fire extinguisher, stretcher between other people.
Controlling Director of the bank, Olumide Olatunji, in a remark manufactured on his behalf by a representative, Stephen Abban (Divisional Head, Retail Banking), claimed the donation was focused at the UPSA for the reason that its clinic at the moment does not have any ambulance facility to transport patients in unexpected emergency situations, putting the life of college students and bordering neighbours at risk need to they operate into any vital ailment requiring swift transfer to a bigger medical center.
He added that the donation also varieties component of the bank’s attempts to aid battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
“A large amount of logistical assist is needed in working with quite a few health and fitness challenges throughout the region including the COVID-19 pandemic and we consider that this gesture will also help the UPSA clinic to move about the wider local community, to attend to any unexpected emergency scenario when they arise,” he reported.
Vice Chancellor of the UPSA, Prof. Okoe Amartey, who obtained the donation on behalf of the university expressed gratitude for the gesture and stated that it will provide a really practical purpose for university’s clinic in particular when it ideas to update to a medical center in a year’s time to provide the local community better.
He even more certain Obtain Bank that the ambulance will be perfectly maintained and kept in fantastic situation to serve its intended intent. He also thanked Entry Lender for its continuous guidance to the college via the years, helping it turn out to be the speediest escalating public university in the country.
Entry Lender Ghana proceeds to be a part of the struggle in opposition to quite a few health and fitness difficulties confronting the state considering the fact that 2009. Rather not long ago, the Bank launched its Fist Against Fistula campaign in partnership with the UNFPA, Ministry of Health and fitness & Ministry of Gender & Social Security, to support initiatives at eradicating fistula out of the place. The undertaking emerged as “Best Wellbeing Job of the Year” at the 2019 Sustainability and Social Investments Awards.
At the moment, the Bank is also leveraging its in excess of 1,200 staff volunteers to push a preventive education and learning marketing campaign for the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic. Personnel of the Financial institution have been geared up as ambassadors to advertise safe and balanced residing among the shoppers, their households and contacts employing video clips and a variety of written content throughout conversation channels readily available to them.