Engage Now Africa, a nonprofit NGO donated medical supplies and other equipment the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) Clinic at its headquarters in Accra.
The donation was part of Engage Now Africa’s effort to help improve the health of individuals, communities and society.
The items included mattresses, an air conditioner, a photocopier, a printer and pillows estimated at a cost of GH¢10, 000.00.
Executive Director of Engage Now Africa Peter Evans said Engage Now Africa will partner with GIS to run a well-equipped clinic to provide provide quality healthcare for GIS staff. He noted that since the nonprofit’s founding in 2006, it had provided social amenities and other healthcare incentives to Ghanaians in the Greater Accra, Central and Upper East Regions.
Receiving the items, the Comptroller-General of Immigration, Kwame A. Takyi, expressed GIS’ appreciation to Engage Now Africa for being the first organisation to donate to the GIS Clinic.
The GIS Clinic was commissioned by the Minister of Interior, Ambrose Dery, in the early part of this year and has since attended to about 3,500 patients who are made up of personnel of the service and expatriates seeking work and residence permits.