Pentecost Hospital, Madina has received medical supplies to the tune of GHS 10,000.00 to aid the fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
The donation was made by The Church of Pentecost (CoP) in the Greater-Accra Region comprising 13 administrative areas of the church, to supplement efforts of the government in managing the spread of the deadly virus in the country.
It is expected that the items would complement the resources of the Hospital in protecting staff and patients from contracting the coronavirus.
The items donated include 24 Veronica buckets with a table stand and washbasins, 11 Carbolic soaps, 18 packs of tissues (65 pieces each), 2 boxes of hand sanitisers, 17 boxes of disposable gloves, 225 pieces of face masks and 8 gumboots.
Also presented to the hospital are 15 sets of personal protective equipment (PPE) each consisting of coveralls, nose masks, N95 Respirators, face shields, goggles, aprons, examination gloves and heavy-duty gloves.
The items were handed over to officials of the hospital on Friday, April 3, 2020, by the Coordinator of the Greater-Accra Regional Coordinating Committee (RCC) and Achimota Area Head, Apostle David Tettey Tekper, during a short presentation ceremony at the premises of the La Area office in Accra.
Present at the ceremony were some Area Heads in the region. They were: Apostle John Osei Amaniampong (La Area Head), Apostle Mike Etrue (Kaneshie Area Head) and Apostle Samuel Gakpetor (Anyaa-Ablekuma Area Head).
The CoP-Greater Accra is made up of 13 administrative areas of the church namely: Achimota, Kaneshie, La, Teshie-Nungua, Odorkor, Dansoman, Madina, Haatso, Kasoa, Anyaa-Ablekuma, Tema, Ashaiman and Downtown-Ofaakor.
It will be recalled that the CoP Headquarters on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, donated PPEs to the Ministry of Health (MoH) and released 12 vans to the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) for nationwide public education as part of efforts to combat COVID-19. Among other donations by the church, the CoP-Ashanti Region (comprising 11 administrative areas) and the Ho Area have also made separate donations to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital and the Ho Teaching Hospital respectively in support of government’s efforts in dealing with the pandemic in Ghana.