Vodafone Ghana marked International Workers’ Day with a gift package of personal protective equipment (PPE) and medical supplies to Ga East Municipal Hospital in Greater Accra Region, Atua Government Hospital in Eastern Region and Greater Kumasi Regional Hospital in Ashanti Region. The three beneficiary hospitals are the leading institutions dedicated to the treatment of COVID-19 patients. The package included protective gowns with shoe covers, face shields, N95 face masks, surgical gloves, thermometer guns, hand sanitizers, rubbing alcohol and bleach, sanitizing wipes and bin liners.

The donation of critically needed equipment and supplies to hospitals was in fulfillment of Vodafone Ghana’s commitment to protect and celebrate Ghana’s front line health workers who bravely lead the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at the donor event in Accra, Mrs. Geta Striggner-Quartey, Director for Legal and External Affairs at Vodafone Ghana observed that the company valued the priceless role frontliners played in battling the rapidly evolving coronavirus. Mrs. Striggner-Quartey described front line workers as the nation’s “superheroes”. She noted that assistance given to the three hospitals were part of several initiatives deployed by Vodafone Ghana to support Ghana’s fight against the pandemic.

Dr. Ebenezer Oduro-Mensah, Medical Superintendent at the Ga East Municipal Hospital, received the package of equipment and supplies and expressed the beneficiaries’ appreciation of Vodafone Ghana’s generosity. Dr. Oduro-Mensah commened Vodafone Ghana for introducing innovative initiatives that are boosting Ghana’s capacity to fight the pandemic.  Among several initiatives, Vodafone Ghana’s Big Data initiative, implemented in partnership with Ghana Statistical Services and Flowminder Foundation, has enabled the production of rapid mobility estimates using anonymized and aggregated mobile phone data to support government’s interventions against COVID-19.

Credits: Vodafone Ghana | CitiNewsroom.com