MTN Ghana has presented PPEs worth thousands of Ghana cedis to some selected hospitals in the Ashanti region.
Their presence in the selected hospitals underlines the importance MTN Ghana Foundation places on the contribution of the hospitals in the fight against COVID-19.
During the presentation, Nii Adotey Mingle, General Manager in Charge of MTN Northern Business District said the company is committed to resourcing hospitals to stem the COVID-19 disease spread.
According to him, MTN Ghana took the opportunity to commend health workers across the country ,especially those working in the beneficiary hospitals for their dedication in the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana.
“As tough as the circumstances have been, our health workers have been up to the task in the fight against this deadly virus. We say Ayekoo !!!”.Said ,MTN staff.
He said,during the pandemic, they have acknowledged that protecting health workers is paramount, yet there is lack of PPE in some of the hospitals and health facilities.
Adding that they were pleased to be at various health facilities on behalf of the MTN Ghana Foundation to make an intervention that is needed to protect health workers during this period.
The MTN Ghana Foundation presented :
Face Shields and
The donation being made was not an isolated one.
MTN Ghana Foundation is making similar donations to 29 hospitals across the country
In addition, MTN Group recently made a major move in the fight against this deadly virus COVID-19 by announcing that it will be donating $25 million to the African Union to procure COVID-19 vaccines.
This partnership will provide 7 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent, which will contribute to the vaccination initiative of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
‘At MTN, we believe that we have a major role to play in this fight against COVID-19 right from the onset, and this continues to be paramount to us.
Immediately COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, MTN Ghana moved to put in place measures to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in its service centers across the country.
Additionally, MTN Foundation donated PPEs worth GHc 5 million to the National COVID Trust Fund and another donation of essential equipment to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research to enable rapid testing and data processing.
MTN launched the “Wear it for Me” campaign to raise awareness about the importance of wearing face masks and also donated about over 85k KN 95 face mask to over 30 hospitals in all 16 regions.
We continue to encourage all Ghanaians to adhere strictly to all the safety protocols issued by local and global authorities in fighting this pandemic. ‘He noted.
BREAK DOWN OF ITEMS TO BENEFICIARY HOSPITALS IN ASHANTI REGION
1. Spirit ——- 8 boxes n single 2
2. Face shield——- 6 boxes
3. Mask ——— 8boxes
4. Thermometer gun——- 1 box
5. Overalls——- 9 boxes
1. Spirit——- 8 boxes
2. Mask —— 4 boxes
3. Gloves—— 1 box
4. Face shield——— 2 boxes
1. Spirit ——- 5 boxes
2. Face shield ——-2 boxes
3. Mask ——- 2 boxes
1. Spirit ——— 5 boxes
2. Face shield——- 2 boxes
3. Mask ———2 boxes
4. Gloves and thermometer gun in one box .
KUMASI SOUTH HOSPITAL
1. Overall——— 3 boxes
2. Face shield———2 boxes
3. Gloves——— 2 boxes
4. Spirit ——— 7 boxes and single 2