Her Excellency Samira Bawumia not-for-profit organization, the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Project (SEPH) supported Mamoobi General Hospital and Nima Polyclinic in Ayawaso North and East municipalities in Accra. She presented them with Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) which included protective gowns, facemasks, face shields, surgical gloves; are expected to assist the staff of the two facilities in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The other items also include veronica buckets, bins, washing bowls, hand sanitizers, liquid soap, packs of bottled water, boxes of biscuit and boxes of folic acid for the antenatal unit. While addressing the media, the Second Lady “highlighted the need to reach out to the vulnerable and most importantly health workers in this period”.
She went on to reinforce President Akufo-Addo’s gratitude to health workers for their selflessness and patriotism to the country in these times. “I want to add my voice to that of His Excellency the President in thanking you all for your selflessness during this period. The Ghanaian people are truely grateful”, she noted.
“The medical superintendent of the Mamoobi General Hospital, Dr Dorcas Okine commended the Second Lady for taking into consideration, the wellbeing of the staff and patients of the facility. She said the items will go a long way to ease the pressure on the facility and improve their sanitation as well”.
The Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Project (SEPH) “is noted for having equiped five (5) hospitals and eighteen (18) Community-Based Health and Planning Services (CHPS) compounds across the country.
The two Municipalities with the highest concontraction of Muslims in Accra, have been identified as hot-spots for Coronavirus in Ghana, recording more than six hundred (600) suspected cases. At the moment, Ghana’s COVID-19 case count currently stands at six thousand and ninety six (6096), one thousand seven hundred and seventy three (1773) recoveries, with thirty one (31) deaths as at Wednesday, May 20, 2020. See the images below!