Vodafone Ghana Foundation donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the Accra Regional Hospital as part of Vodafone Ghana’s efforts to protect frontline health workers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. The gift package included face shields, N95 facemasks, surgical gloves, hand sanitizers and rubbing alcohol.
Speaking during the giving event, Mr. Amaris Nana Perbi, Lead at the Vodafone Ghana Foundation said Vodafone valued the priceless role Ghana frontline healthcare workers played in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The donation is in line with the Foundation’s commitment to ensure that health workers will be safe during and after the festive season. We deemed it important to equip them with PPE and essential medical supplies whilst celebrating them this Christmas season.”Amaris Nana Perbi
Mr. Perbi said the gift was consistent with the spirit of the season of giving and would ensure that health professionals who continued to work to for the safety of people in Ghana were themselves well protected from the risk of infection.
Deputy Director of Nursing Services at the Accra Regional Hospital Mrs. Juliet Amewu received the gift supplies and commended Vodafone Ghana Foundation for their support in the fight against COVID-19 in Ghana.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Ghana, the Vodafone Ghana Foundation has donated PPE and essential medical supplies to various health institutions including Ghana Medical Association, Ga East Municipal Hospital, Atua Government Hospital, Greater Kumasi Regional Hospital among others.