The Rotary Club of Accra–Airport gave 37 Military Hospital in Accra a large consignment of medical equipment and supplies provided by to the Ghanaian Women’s Association of Georgia (GWAG) in the United States of America. The consignment included oxygen tanks, catheter stabilization devices, gloves, walkers, disposal lab coats, briefs and sterile pads, patient monitors, blood collector sets and 3-way stop clocks.
President of the Rotary Club of Accra–Airport, Mrs. Rosalind Awovi Kudoadzi, who led a team of club executives and members to donate the package to the hospital, hoped that the equipment and supplies provided would support the 37 Military Hospital in delivering quality health services to patients.
Chief Nursing Officer – Administration at 37 Military Hospital Lt. Col. Rahinatu Sledge Alando received the consignment and expressed gratitude to the Ghanaian Women’s Association of Georgia and Rotary Club of Accra–Airport for the kind support. Lt. Col. Alando said the donated equipment and supplies were some of the hospital’s most critical needs. She assured the donors that equipment and supplies would be applied diligently to their best uses for the benefit of the community and to serve the intended purposes of the donors.
Other witnesses at the giving event included Mr. Nathan Adu and Mr. Kojo Nunoo.
In 2016, GWAG worked in partnership with the Rotary Club of Accra-Airport and Rotary Club Cape Coast Central to distribute medical equipment and supplies to the Elmina Health Centre. Since then, the partnership has continued to reach more hospitals and clinics in Ghana with medical equipment and supplies. Institutions that benefited from this support in 2021 include Akosombo VRA Hospital, Danfa Health Centre in Accra, Nkaseim Health Care in Ahafo Region, and University of Cape Coast Hospital in the Central Region. Beneficiaries of support in previous years include Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Elmina Health Care, Tamale Government Hospital, Walewale Health Care, Oda Government Hospital and Ho Government Hospital.
GWAG is a nonprofit, non-governmental women organization based in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States whose members are part of a diverse group working together to address socio-economic needs in their communities of origin in Ghana. GWAG supports entrepreneurship development for women and promotes healthcare for women and children by mobilizing and deploying vital medical supplies for government run healthcare institutions in underserved communities in Ghana.