Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, a leading healthcare facility in the Central Region of Ghana, has received a donation of antimalarial drugs from Bliss GVS Pharma, a global pharmaceutical company committed to fighting malaria. The donation comes just ahead of World Malaria Day, which is celebrated annually on April 25th, and underscores the importance of public-private partnerships in the fight against malaria.
The donation from Bliss GVS Pharma includes a significant quantity of high-quality antimalarial drugs, which will be used to provide treatment to patients suffering from malaria in Cape Coast and its surrounding communities. The timely donation of antimalarial drugs from Bliss GVS Pharma will help strengthen the hospital`s capacity to provide effective treatment to those affected by malaria, especially during the peak malaria transmission season in Ghana.
The donation includes a range of high-quality anti-malaria drugs, including LONART, P-ALAXIN, GSUNATE, and many others worth 100,000 Ghanian cedis.
Expressing appreciation for the donation, Dr. Kwame Amponsa-Achiano, the Medical Director of Cape Coast Teaching Hospital, stated, “We are immensely grateful to Bliss GVS Pharma for their generous donation of antimalarial drugs. This will greatly enhance our ability to provide timely and effective treatment to our patients, especially during the upcoming peak malaria transmission season. We value our partnership with Bliss GVS Pharma in the fight against malaria, and this donation is a testament to their commitment to improving the health and well-being of communities in Ghana.”
Pharm Rosemond, the representative of Bliss GVS Pharma, emphasized the company’s dedication to combatting malaria, stating, Bliss GVS Pharma’s MD Mr. Gagan Sharma believes that as a responsible pharmaceutical company, we are committed to making a positive impact on the health and well-being of communities around the world. Malaria continues to pose a significant health burden in many parts of Africa, and we are proud to support Cape Coast Teaching Hospital in its efforts to provide quality healthcare to those affected by malaria. We hope that our donation of antimalarial drugs will contribute to saving lives and reducing the burden of malaria in Ghana, she added.
The donation of antimalarial drugs from Bliss GVS Pharma to Cape Coast Teaching Hospital is a commendable example of a public-private partnership in addressing global health challenges. It highlights the critical role that private sector organizations can play in supporting the efforts of healthcare institutions and governments in combating diseases like malaria.