GHS congratulates Mission 195 for donating PPE to health facilities
As part of the COVID-19 response efforts, Mission 195, a humanitarian non-governmental organization, presented quantities of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Ghana Health Service (GHS) for subsequent distribution to health facilities. health across the country.
They understand; face covers and shoe covers, coveralls, gowns and bags, all for medical purposes.
Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, Director General of Ghana Health Service, who received the items in Accra, thanked the Organization for the gesture and continued support to Ghana’s health sector, and said the donation promote the delivery of quality health care.
He reiterated the call for the public to remain committed to abiding by COVID-19 safety protocols, saying the disease was still there and there was data to support the fact that there were also positive cases.
The Director General assured that the items would be quickly dispatched to the beneficiary health establishments in order to ensure maximum protection for health professionals and their clients.
Mr. Joe Kassim, the founder of Mission 195, said the Organization has worked in Ghana and other underprivileged countries for the past eight years, providing support to divers aimed particularly at providing health care quality.
The organization, he said, spent around $ 10 million on medical supplies for Ghana alone and made donations to public and private health facilities, including the Eastern Naval Clinic and the hospital. General of Tema.
The Organization’s goal, he said, was to serve a total of 195 countries around the world, saying that âwe have already reached seven countries, among others; Haiti, Liberia and Ghana, and our eighth country would be India.
Mr. Kassim said that the Organization generally consults with recipient institutions to know their immediate needs and inform their interventions to prevent waste.