War Memorial Hospital in Navrongo of the Upper East Region has received medical essentials to boost awareness creation and fight against Covid19.
The items worth over GHs42,000 were presented to the outfit by Charger Limited, producers of ‘Happy Man Bitters’ and a host of other local beverages in Ghana.
The donation was a swift response to an appeal by authorities of the hospital for support in the fight against the disease that has become a global threat.
Presenting the items to the hospital, Head of Digital Marketing at Charger Limited,Roland Delewe said “Charger Limited was already preparing it’s list to donate to the hospital and I must say that the letter came in a timely manner to align with our intentions for the hospital.
The items included ;20 crates of fruit juice,50 cartons of bottled water,4 pieces of infrared thermometer guns,5 digital BP monitors,1,000 pieces of surgical face masks,5000 disposable examination gloves,50 disposable surgical gowns,120 rolls of disposable tissue,20 Veronica buckets,30 cartons of liquid soap and 1,000 pieces of Charger hand sanitizers.
Mr. Delewe added that portions of the donations were supposed to be given to the Municipal Health Directorate for onward distribution to other health facilities.
Paramount Chief of the Navrongo Traditional Area Navro Pio, Pe Dennis Aneakwoa Belinia who was present at the donation,expressed gratitude to the CEO of Charger Limited, Dr. Emmanuel Borketey and his Team for the kind gesture and prayed for a continuous and strengthened relationship.
“May he continue to be successful in whatever he is doing ,I pray that you get more to support Navrongo “ he prayed.
Meanwhile, authorities at the War Memorial Hospital indicated that so far, the facility has recorded 17 suspected cases which turned out negative and assured that the items will be put into appropriate use.
The donation by Charger Limited is one of the numerous support extended to the Upper East Region in various fields which has impacted positively to the growth of the region.