Management of Unilever Ghana has made a donation of one of its products ‘Lifebuoy’ to the Kumasi Academy Senior High School to help stop the Swine Flu disease outbreak which has affected teaching and learning in the school.
The donationto ensure the availability of an effective antibacterial soap for use by staff and students as they battle the effects of the swine flu attack.
100 cases of assorted variants of the Lifebuoy soap were handed over to the management of the school to be shared amongst staff and students to aid effective hand washing and hygiene.
Unilever also shared lessons from their school of 5 hand washing campaign to staff and students of the school.
Customer Director of Unilever Ghana, Gladys Amoah who represented the Managing Director, Ziobeieton Yeo, commended health and educational authorities for the dedication and professionalism exhibited during this crisis period.
She expressed relief about the fact that the health authorities have been able to unravel the mystery behind the disease and deaths and have now commenced treatment.
She assured “Unilever has also committed to support the health campaign in the fight against the spread of swine flu with it sponsored e-poster under the campaign theme #HelpStopSwineFlu. She urges all corporate organisation to contribute their widow’s mite in support of this campaign.”
Mrs Amoah expressed condolences to families that have lost loved ones to the disease and urged support for them.
Headmaster of the school Rev. Sylvester Osei Owusu commended Unilever for extending support to the school in its moment of need.
He assured the products would be used for the purpose for which they have been donated.
The swine flu disease outbreak has already claimed 4 lives in the school with about 11 others on admission at various hospitals in the Kumasi metropolis. Students of Kumasi High are currently being vaccinated for the disease to curtail the spread of infections and further deaths.