PADFM NEWS – 29th April, 2020
The Savannah regional minister, Adam Braimah Salifu, has on behalf of the President of Ghana, donated 100 cartons of bottled water to the West Gonja Catholic hospital at Damongo, the regional capital on Tuesday, 29th April, 2020.
Presenting the water to the management of the hospital, Mr Adam Salifu expressed gratitude to the management and staff of the hospital and urged them to keep up with their good works.
The Damongo hospital is a treatment or holding center for suspected cases of Covid-19. The welfare and lives of the staff is very paramount to the president of Ghana. This donation is to help improve the health status of the Doctors and Nurses at the hospital. he added.
This is the second time the Salaga South MP is making a donation to the hospital. Few weeks ago, he donated PPE to the hospital on behalf of the managing director of Ghana water company, Dr Clifford Braimah.
The minister assured that the government, led by Nana Addo, would do everything possible to get the people of the area portal drinking water. The government is working tirelessly to make sure the contractors move to site soon to start the water project, he said.
In the meantime, the water company is implementing alternative initiatives to provide the people of Damongo with the free water as directed by the president.
The minister appealed to the general public to support the Ghana Health Service in the fight against Covid-19 by adhering to the protocols.
The donation was supported by Ghana Water Company Ltd.
The hospital’s medical Superintendent, Dr Saadaare Vitalis, who received the water on behalf of the hospital thanked the president and his government for the great effort being put up in the fight against the pandemic. He thanked the minister for his commitment towards the welfare of the health staff in the region.
Dr Saadaare assured that the staff of the hospital would continue to work to improve the health delivery services to the public. The donation would help boost our morale, he added.
The region has not recorded any Covid-19 cases and we must all practice the measures outlined by the Ghana Health Service and the government to overcome the covig-19.
Ghana currently has 1,671 cases, with 188 recoveries and 11 deaths.
Source: Abdulai Zulkaninu