President Akufo-Addo established up the “National Covid-19 Trust Fund” to mobilise sources toward the combat towards the COVID-19 pandemic.
Numerous Company Institutions and men and women have since then donated to the Fund to assistance the combat. Between such organizations that has supported the fund and proceed to do so is the Diamond Cement Team who has just fulfilled a 250 tonnes (5,000 luggage) cement donation pledge to the fund to help the construction of the Ga East Municipal Healthcare facility.
The Group had earlier offered a hard cash cheque of GH₵100,000 to the Covid-19 Countrywide Trust Fund to support government’s exertion in curbing the distribute of coronavirus.
A top delegation from the Diamond Cement Group together with the Chairman, Mr. Mukesh M. Patel, the Money Controller, Mr. N. Venkatesh and the General Supervisor, Mr. B.V. K. Raju were present at the construction internet site of the Ga East Municipal Medical center to hand above the cement baggage to the technical committee of the Covid-19 non-public sector fund. The delegation was accompanied by Rev. Dr. George Dawson-Ahmoah, The Government Secretary of the Cement Makers Affiliation of Ghana (CMAG) who was on hand to lend support as Diamond Cement Team is a member of CMAG.
Handing in excess of the bags, Mr. Mukesh M. Patel reported the group saw the require to fulfil its pledge of cement bags considering how important the country needs to devote in the healthcare infrastructure by developing much more hospitals.
He observed the Covid-19 had uncovered the deficiencies in our health care systems and as this sort of urged the non-public sector to occur together to assistance Government’s pledge to build hospitals in some 88 districts across the state.
Chairman of the technical committee of the Covid-19 private sector fund, Dr. Justice Yamson who gained the donation on behalf of the fund thanked Diamond Cement Team for the steady support and certain to place the donation to great use in guaranteeing the Ga East Municipal Hospital is done on time. “The purpose of the hospital is to give Ghana its first effectively crafted hospital healthy for infectious diseases heart and as these kinds of, any assist from company Ghana to travel the system is a welcome information.”