Rotarians in Ghana with the help of Rotary District 9102 pulled with each other assets to add to the national reaction in a three-pronged strategy.
This is in line with the Rotary motto of ‘Service higher than Self.’
In March, Rotarians and their good friends donated Private Protective Machines (PPE) like N95 deal with masks, goggles, coveralls, examination gloves as nicely as sanitizers, full handwash stations, to frontline health care personnel by way of the Ghana Affiliation of Health professionals in Residency Applications (GADoR).
On Tuesday, Rotarians in Ghana donated several high-quality PPE to the Ghana Wellness Services.
The party, which took put at the forecourt of the Ghana Wellbeing Services sophisticated was attended by the management of each Ghana Health Assistance and Rotarians in Ghana.
Presenting the goods valued at over ¢125,000, Dr Nii Akwei Addo, Assistant Governor, Rotary Worldwide District 9102, noted the lengthy-time partnership among Rotary and the Ghana Wellbeing Company in the spot of sickness prevention and handle.
“Today we are right here with this established of things to aid attempts in fighting the pandemic. We have been partners for very long in locations of national immunization, ailment avoidance, and handle,” he said.
“It is my enjoyment to share this certification with you which is signifying the donation of the outlined products to our standard companion in wellbeing treatment, the Ghana Overall health Service,” he added.
Getting the objects, the Director-Common of the Ghana Wellbeing Service Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye lauded the current romance amongst the GHS and Rotary.
“On behalf of the Support and the Minister of Health we want to thank Rotary. I assume Rotary has been a great buddy for a extended time from the immunization days, to polio and Loved ones Health Days and it will have been astonishing if we did not hear from you,” he reported.
“We are grateful and this will go a extended way to aiding the well being assistance personnel who have to have these products,” Dr Kuma-Aboagye mentioned.
Making a 2nd donation afterwards in the afternoon of the similar working day at the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Health care Investigate, Dr Nii Akwei Addo said Rotary had procured 2,500 PCR examination kits and swabs valued at GHS200,000 in line with Rotarians help to boost testing for COVID-19 in Ghana to support suppress the unfold.
“As part of our discussion with Noguchi we agreed on the offer of PCR examination kits. We hope the exam kits we have compensated for will go a extended way to help nationwide initiatives at increasing testing so you can keep on to trace, check, isolate, and handle,” Dr Addo explained.
On his aspect, Mr Theodore Ahuno, the Administrator of the Institute, expressed gratitude to Rotary for the help in the attempting time the Institute finds by itself in the period of COVID-19.
“We are very satisfied that Rotary has arrive to our assist with the procurement of tests devices. It will go a very long way by supporting us boost the tracing and screening so that jointly we test to end this pandemic earlier than we consider so that we go back to our standard duties and to aid ourselves in terms of health difficulties, financial and our everyday lives,” he mentioned.
So far, the Rotarians in Ghana have collectively furnished products in excess of GHS 500,000 (5 hundred thousand Ghana Cedis) to guidance the national response at the two national and sub-countrywide levels.
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