In a bid to ensure the safety of all frontline workers in the municipality, the West Akim Municipal Assembly has donated some Personal Protective Equipment to the Municipal Health Directorate to help the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date Created : 5/11/2020 4:01:18 AM : Story Author : Ghanadistricts.com
The Personals Protective Equipment presented include; 1, 200 pieces of disposable gloves, 200 pieces of locally made nose masks, 10 pieces of overall gowns.
The rest are; 10 pieces of face shield, 4 pieces of Infrared thermometer, 10 pairs of Wellington Boots, and 20 pieces of Dustbins.
Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the area, Seth Oduro Boadu who presented the items said there was the need to protect the frontline health workers of the deadly pandemic.
The MCE lauded the health workers on what he described as their relentless effort in working in the midst of the pandemic and urged them to continue to avail themselves to ensuring that the municipality achieved a feat over the deadly pandemic.
Dr Samuel A. Boateng, Head of the Municipal Health Directorate who received the items onbehalf of the Asamankese Government Hospital, expressed gratitude to the Assembly, adding that the donation was timely.
He assured the Assembly of their continuous support and readiness in availing themselves to duty call of the fight against the pandemic.
The West Akim Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr. Paul McOfori, used the occasion to commend the Municipal Health Directorate on what he described as working hard to ensuring that the municipality was safe from the pandemic.