Unilever Ghana PLC has donated seven handheld ventilators to the University of Ghana Healthcare Center (UGMC) and the Korle Bu Instructing Hospital to support their work in the combat towards the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Legon-based Clinical Centre acquired 4 ventilators when the Korle-Bu Teaching Clinic received three.
Michael Otchere Duah, the HR Director of Unilever Ghana who led the Unilever Ghana team to make the donation, pointed out that the donation is an addition to the numerous products donations and awareness campaigns Unilever had extended to institutions and organisations to assist the struggle against Covid-19.
He was hopeful the devices would serve the institutions and the people today of Ghana perfectly.
The Main Govt Officer of the College of Ghana Professional medical Center (UGMC), Dr. Darius Kofi Osei, thanked Unilever Ghana for the sort gesture and certain the devices will be put to great use.
He indicated that the institution’s 1000 bed facility has been just one of the frontline health amenities for the cure of Covid-19 conditions and their staff members have experienced to do the job tough to safeguard lives.
The Ag. CEO of the Korle-Bu Training Hospital, Dr Ali Samba, on his component claimed, “These are vital gear which will contribute immensely to healthcare delivery and equip the Medical center in its energy at fighting the spread of coronavirus.
“I simply call on other corporate bodies and stakeholders to emulate this very good gesture by Unilever Ghana Limited”.
Dr. Samba was content about the decreased Covid-19 infection quantities recorded lately but cautioned that the disease was even now all around, consequently the require to proceed with the observance of all the preventive protocols.
Handwashing with soap underneath functioning h2o, the use of hand sanitizers, donning of nose masks and confront shields, and the observance of social distancing ought to hence be the get of the day, he included.
Unilever Ghana PLC is a company listed on the Ghana inventory exchange. It has a manufacturing facility and distribution middle in Ghana. It employs a largely Ghanaian workforce.
It creates, distributes, and marketplaces Residence Care, Particular Treatment and Meals products and solutions. Its models involve Essential Cleaning soap, Lifebuoy, Guardian Carbolic, Omo, Daylight, Lux, Geisha, Pepsodent, Shut-Up, Vaseline, Lipton Tea and so forth.