Assembly hands over medical equipment to health directorate

Thursday 18th July, 2019
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By Yussif Ibrahim, GNA

Konongo-Odumase (Ash), July 18, GNA – The Asante-Akim Central Municipal Assembly has handed medical equipment and consumables to the Municipal Health Directorate for distribution to various health facilities in the municipality.

The items which included hospital beds, fridges, industrial washing machines, theatre lights, gloves, bed sheets and assorted consumables were donated by the Rebecca Foundation.

Mrs. Susan Akomea, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) who handed over the items to the health directorate at a brief ceremony, thanked the First Lady, Rebecca Akuffo-Addo for donating the items through her foundation.

She said the municipality was among 13 others that benefitted from the First Lady’s benevolence and charged beneficiary facilities to put them to good use.

She praised the First Lady for her immense contribution to the heath sector especially her commitment to fighting maternal and infant mortality.

The MCE entreated the Municipal Health Director to ensure even distribution of the items, stressing the need not to leave out the sub-district facilities.

She charged the health workers to ensure proper maintenance of the equipment to prolong its lifespan for the benefit of the people.

Mr. Martin Sarfo, the Municipal Health Director commended the First Lady for the donation which, he said, would improve service delivery.

He gave the assurance that equipment would be distributed to deserving facilities in dire need of them.