On World Patients’ Safety Day 2020, the National President of Ghana YMCA, Mr. Kwadwo Kissiedu, the Executive Director, Mr. Kwabena Nketia Addae and the Volta Regional Director, Mr Matthew Amuzu donated 25 boxes of medical and surgical items to the Ghana YMCA Clinic at Akpafu Odomi in the Hohoe Municipality.
The items which included boxes of surgical gowns, safety jackets, boxes of hand gloves, boxes of nose masks and other medical and surgical supplies were donated in partnership with Mission195.
The donation was received on behalf of the clinic by the In-Charge of the clinic, Miss Ahiaku Patricia, and Assemblyman of Akpafu Odomi community Hon. John Obimpeh.
President of the Ghana YMCA, Mr Kissiedu disclosed that it was the hope of the Ghana YMCA that these items will help improve healthcare delivery for patients of the hospital. “These items are a token of our commitment to supporting healthcare delivery especially in rural communities. The Ghana YMCA understands the difficulties that COVID-19 has caused for many enterprises and organisations, especially health facilities. So, we present these items in the hope that it helps to make your work easier, safer and ensure that you give the best of care to your patients.”
This donation is the third consignment of medical items to be donated by the Ghana YMCA following donations to the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital in Takoradi, Western Region and the Konongo Clinic in the Ashanti Region.