The Asaase Foundation has contributed to the establishment of the Upper East Regional dialysis centre by donating a reverse osmosis machine and a dialysis Machine. Dr. Emmanuel Akatibo, the lead campaigner of the project, made this announcement, highlighting the significance of the donation.
According to Dr. Akatibo, the Medical Director had to traveled to Accra to receive the donation from the Asaase Foundation. The generous contribution includes a dialysis machine and a reverse osmosis machine, both of which are essential for the proper functioning of the center.
“Our medical director was in Accra to receive a donation from Asaase Foundation. The have agreed to give us one of the machines [dialysis machine] and another machine we call the reverse osmosis machine.”
During an interview on the Day Break Upper East Show, Dr. Akatibo emphasized the importance of the reverse osmosis machine in the treatment process. This machine plays a crucial role in purifying the water used to clean patients’ blood, effectively removing harmful substances.
“The reverse osmosis machine helps to purify the water that we use to clean their blood to remove the poisonous substances.”
Regarding the progress of the project, Dr. Akatibo revealed that a designated space for the center had been assessed by an expert. Furthermore, preparations to accommodate the machines have already commenced.
“We brought a technical person in to assess where we want to setup the center. He made some recommendations and work have started to prepare the place for the machines.”
With the ongoing progress and support from organizations like the Assase Foundation, the Bolgatanga Dialysis Centre is expected to play a vital role in addressing the healthcare needs of the community and providing critical dialysis services to patients in need.
Source: A1radioonline.com|101.1MHz|Gerard Awombadek Asagi|Ghana