Kekeli Foundation donated a 165 pieces of physiotherapy equipment worth US$ 50,000 to the Physio-Unit of Ho Teaching Hospital (HTH). The Rotary International Club of Ho provided support for this outreach.

The equipment included:

  • 26 zimmer frames
  • 12 walkers
  • two rollators
  • 19 walking sticks
  • Two buggies
  • Six wheelchairs
  • Two exercise equipment,
  • Three stools, and a wedge
  • Three seats/corner seats
  • Five hoist frames
  • One standing device
  • Two turntables
  • One parallel bars
  • One pneumatic and
  • One special bed
  • Two mattresses and two beds
  • Eight boxes of medical supplies
  • Four boxes of hoist slings
  • Nine boxes of incon pads
  • Seven commodes
  • Nine bags of air casts
  • Eight wheeled commodes

Ms. Carrie Brown, Director of Kekeli Foundation, said the equipment provided by Physio-Net and Rotary International Club, Norwich England to Kekeli Foundation for their Resource and Assessment Centre for Children in the Ho Municipality.

Ms. Brown said the partnership was part of a four year collaboration with Physio-Net for equipment support.

Representatives from Physio-Net, Norwich England would be visiting later in the year to train physiotherapists and to make sure that all the equipment were working well.

Mr. Kartey Kumoji, President of Rotary Club of Ho, said sustainability was key. He therefore advised the HTH to ensure proper maintenance of the equipment. 

Dr. Lord Mensah, Medical Director of Ho Teaching Hospital (HTH), commended Kekeli Foundation and Rotary International Club for the gesture and assured the donors that the equipment would be used and maintained diligently.

Credits: GNA | Sylvia Sika Afealetey