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Ecobank donates dollars, PPEs, test kits to Ghana Covid-19 Personal Sector Fund


Ecobank Ghana in collaboration with the Ecobank Basis has donated a funds total of GHC750,000 as effectively as private protective gear and exam kits really worth GHC550,000 to the Ghana Covid-19 Non-public Sector Fund.

The money donation is earmarked to assistance the design of an infectious disorder isolation and treatment centre at the Ga East Medical center, a project spearheaded by the Ghana Covid-19 Non-public Sector Fund. The PPEs will be applied by health and fitness personnel at the facility when it is commissioned in the up coming handful of months.

The 10,000 check kits are in aid of the GCPS-Fund’s ‘Resource and Equip the Frontline’ initiative, which supports the provision of crucial logistics and materials to overall health industry experts at the frontlines of the battle versus Covid-19.

At a short ceremony at the site of the infectious health conditions treatment method centre task, the controlling director of Ecobank, Daniel Sackey, reported the donation was in response to President Akufo-Addo’s call for all and sundry to help the nation in the combat towards the coronavirus pandemic in Ghana.

He said aside donations built by means of the Ghana Bankers’ Affiliation, Ecobank considered it appropriate to immediately help the Ghana Covid-19 Personal Sector Fund with money and materials.

“We at Ecobank are rather very pleased to be associated with this. The strategy is to provide a dollars upfront of GHC750,000 to go specifically into the construction,” he reported. “We also feel that when the undertaking is concluded and the clinical workers will use it, they ought to have ready-produced PPEs. So, we have delivered 1000 sets of PPEs that will be readily available for the hospital to use.”

Mr. Sackey extra: “It is crucial that when the lab is functional, it really should also have the appropriate exam kits to be able to be operational appropriate from working day one particular,” claims Mr. Sackey. “In that context we are also donating 10,000 check kits that can be deployed instantly the facility is opened.”

Taking care of Trustee of the Ghana Covid-19 Non-public Sector Fund, Senyo Hosi, who obtained the donations on behalf of the Fund, thanked Ecobank for their generosity.

“On behalf of the Trustees, we want to say a significant thank you to Ecobank for their variety donation to the undertaking equally in income and type. The PPEs and examination kits will go a very long way to enable us in this battle against Covid-19 and other re-rising pandemics,” Mr. Hosi said.

One particular of the Trustees of the Covid-19 Private Sector Fund, Kwaku Bediako also welcomed the gesture from Ecobank and appealed for much more public help to make certain the early completion of the infectious illness procedure and isolation centre.

“We are extremely grateful for this donation at this level when there is donor exhaustion environment in,” Mr. Bediako reported. “There is a very little little bit of a shortfall in us finding to the point exactly where we have fully [utilised] all the revenue required for this but with this donation, it gets us nearer to our target and we pretty significantly respect it.We want to say thank you really much to Ecobank for remaining there correct from the beginning, from the times of feeding the ‘kayayo’ all the way up to this point when we are having really shut to ending the facility.”

Current at the ceremony was the Director of the Noguchi Memorial Institute, Abraham Anang, who applauded the Ghana Covid-19 Personal Sector Fund for initiating the infectious conditions centre task.

“The 100-bed facility is a great and strategic undertaking due to the fact it will empower us isolate thoroughly, manage infectious disease correctly and emphasis human capacity in phrases of the authorities, the health and fitness gurus, to align adequately and take treatment of folks with bacterial infections of similar calibre,” he claimed.

The 100-bed infectious illness isolation and remedy facility situated at the Ga East Healthcare facility in Accra, is remaining built to cater for the therapy of critically ill Covid-19 people. It is an initiative of the Ghana Covid-19 Private Sector Fund, with help from numerous company organisations and individuals



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