The Melcom Care Foundation, the charity wing of the Melcom Group of Companies, has donated 2,400 baby blankets, boxes of drinks and biscuits to 12 hospitals in the Greater Accra Region.
The beneficiary health institutions include the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, the Ridge Hospital, the 37th Military Hospital, the Tema General Hospital and the Police Hospital; each of which received 240 blankets.The La General Hospital, the Achimota Hospital, the Manna Mission Hospital, the Inkoom Hospital, Lekma Hospital, the Cocoa Clinic, and the Christian Medical Centre received 180 blankets each.
Mr Godwin Avenorgbo, the Director of Communications, Melcom Group of Companies, at the presentation in Accra, said the Foundation’s support for the health care delivery system in Ghana remained a top priority because the country’s developmental efforts is derived from the inputs of healthy minds in healthy bodies.
He said as part of the Foundation’s project for the year 2016, it would focus on infant care; and has therefore decided to donate 2,400 baby blankets to the 12 health institutions in both the public and private sectors through the Ministry of Health.
Mr Avenorgbo on behalf of the Group Chairman, Mr Bhagwan Khubchandani, directors, management and staff, wished Ghanaians a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Receiving the items on behalf of the Police Hospitals, Deputy Commissioner of Police Dr. Korboe commended Melcom Group for the kind gesture, stating that ‘this will go a long way to give life to children”.
Source: Ghana News Agency