Akyem Aboabo Health Centre receives medical equipment from ASA Savings and Loans


ASA Savings and Loans through it Akim Oda branch has donated medical equipment and other items to Akyem Aboabo Health Center in the Birim Central Municipality, to enable them deliver the best of healthcare services to the inhabitants.

The gesture was in response to a request made by the facility to the financial institution. The items presented were two delivery beds, five hospital bedsheets, two-gun thermometers, two digital BP monitors, two digital weighing scales, two ward screens as well as a nebulizer to cater for asmathic patients.

Others ar four Crompton greaves ceiling fans to improve ventilation in the newly constructed wards of the facility.

At a ceremony to present the items, Richard Nartey, the CSR and Sustainability Manager of the company said, management of ASA decided to give back to society to put smiles on the faces of the inhabitants. “Our gesture extends to cover areas of educational infrastructure provision, free medical screening to the Ghanaian populace, support to brilliant but needy students, provision of potable water to under privileged communities among others”, he added.

The Area Manager of ASA in the jurisdiction, Mr. David Amevor who led the team from ASA to present the items, entreated the health workers to maintain the items properly and use them well for their intended purpose.

The Branch Manageress of ASA at Akim Oda, Madam Selina Brown said “majority of the company’s customers are women and inhabitants of this community, with the delivery beds we presented will go a long way to reduce maternal mortality and help to meeting the sustainable development goal (SDG 4)- Good Health and Well Being”.

Mr. Bismark Sarkodie, the Birim Central Municipal Health Director applauded ASA for the support and promised to use the equipment for its rightful purpose. He was hopeful that the items donated would go a long way to improve the living standards of the inhabitants of Akyem Aboabo and its neighboring communities.

The Senior Midwifery Officer In-Charge, Agnes Adabraka pleaded with benevolent organizations and individuals to come to their aid to construct nurses’ quarters since the medical staff stay far away from the facility due to lack of accommodation nearby, to ensure prompt response to emergencies when they come.

Also present was the Akyem Aboabo Assembly Man, Mr. Emmanuel Appiah Kubi and his aides.

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