Government’s plea to the private sector and individuals for support in the fight against the coronavirus continues to receive some positive response as Telecommunication giant MTN-Ghana has this morning presented some PPE’s to the Management of the Kumasi South Hospital (Atonsu-Agogo) to help boost the fight against the COVID -19 pandemic .
The 3000 face masks are to aid staff attend to patients and cases that would be brought to the facility.
Speaking in an interview with the Acting General Manager of the Northern-Business District, Simon Amoh, disclosed that the support lies within their commitment towards protecting and promoting a healthy leaving.
He outlined the important role the Kumasi South Hospital had played during the COVID-19 outbreak. “MTN pinpoints the essential role Kumasi South Hospital has and continues to play in the outbreak of COVID-19 and it is important that they are supported with PPE just as we are doing this morning”, Mr Amoh stated.
MTN had donated 44, 000 personal protective equipment (PPE) and PCR machines to the national COVID Trust Fund.
Clinical Care Coordinator at the Kumasi South Hospital Dr. Angela Durowaah Frimpong who received the items on behalf of her colleagues expressed their gratitude to MTN for the continued support.
She assured MTN of putting the masks to judicious use since PPE has been in short supply the world over.
“Government alone cannot supply all the consumables we need so we really appreciate MTN and all the other organizations who have supported us through this period”, she said.