GCB Bank Ltd has. donated a number of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) to some major health facilities and hospitals around the country as part of its commitment toward controlling the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The PPEs donated by the bank include safety goggles, coveralls, Wellington boots, sanitisers and rubbing alcohol for the use of doctors, nurses and other frontline health workers in the areas.
The beneficiary facilities and hospitals are the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) Testing Centre in Ho; Ho Teaching Hospital; Ho and Ketu South Municipal Hospital in the Volta Region; Krachi East District Hospital; Nkwanta South District Hospital; Kadjebi District Hospital; and Hohoe Municipal Hospital in the Oti Region.
Other beneficiaries are: St. Martins De Porres Hospital at Odumase Krobo and Atua Government Hopital Odumase Krobo/Manya Krobo in the Eastern Region; Ewutu Senya East Municipal Hospital, Kasoa, and Ga Central Municipal Hospital in the Central and Greater Accra Regions.
The presentations were made by Regional and Branch Managers of the various regions on behalf of the bank’s management.
Mr. Victor Asenso Boadi, Manager of Somanya GCB Branch presented PPEs to the Atua and Saint Dominic Hospitalsin Krobo Odumase/Manya Krobo.
Mr. Osei Owusu Bempah, the Hospital Administrator of St Martins de Porres Hospital, received the PPEs on behalf of the two institutions and surrounding communities.
Mr. Joseph Agyemang, Business Development Officer of GCB in charge of Volta/Oti Regions, led the presentation ceremonies in those regions.
Professor Harry Asmah, Dean of Biomedical Science, and Dr Kwabena O. Duedu, Officer in charge of Testing at the Centre, received them.