Home Health The First Lady presented some items to the University of Ghana Hospital

The First Lady presented some items to the University of Ghana Hospital

by The Ghana HIT

On 16th September, the First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo, donated medical items to the University of Ghana Hospital.

Beds, thermometer guns, bed sheets, blankets, sanitary towels, powdered soap, and hand sanitizers were among the donated items.

The first lady presented this donation through her Rebecca Akufo-Addo Foundation.

When giving the items, Rebecca Akufo-Addo stated that the donation was to part of the efforts to develop the health department of the country.

The first lady said that the Rebecca Akufo-Addo Foundation had taken note of the University of Ghana Hospital requirements and was committed to ensuring that they have the required resources to offer quality healthcare to the citizens of Ghana.

“As the Executive director of the Rebecca Foundation, my major focus has been the improvement of the health sector. Since 2017, we’ve built health facilities, renovating, and refurbish, and giving hospital equipment and consumables to facilities across the country. I know that support is all we have needed as institutions to enable us to give the quality of care that our patients deserve,” the first lady added.

The Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency Member of parliament, Lydia Seyram Alhassan speaking during the event expressed gratitude to the hospital staff for their commitment to offering healthcare to the public despite the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

“Despite the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, you risked your lives in working to safeguard the health and lives of many. Such is a significant contribution you made to a country that we shall all forever be grateful for your service,” she said.

Also, she emphasized the government’s commitment to developing the
the health sector of the country.

“The government has made it a priority to improve the health sector and as the MP of this constituency, my doors are always open to you and I’m ever ready to improve your working conditions in this hospital,” Lydia Seyram Alhassan added.

Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu the Vice-Chancellor of the University, expressed gratitude to the first lady and insisted on the Hospital readiness to serve the public.

Nevertheless, he called for more help because the hospital is building a pediatric unit and also expanding its maternity wards.

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