Mepe Development Association has donated sanitation related items such as Veronica buckets, chlorine tablets and disinfectant to the Battor Catholic hospital in the North Tongu district of the Volta region.
The items according to Mr. Kojo Fabian Mawulewu, the chairman of Mepe Development Association is geared towards putting the health facility in a strategic position to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Mr Mawulewu who made the donation on behalf of the Association called on the hospital to put the items to use for the benefit of all.
The chairman of mepe development association also appealed to individuals and organizations towards the cause of fighting the covet 19 pandemic.
Dr. Bernard Hayford Atuguba, the medical superintendent of the Battor Catholic hospital who received the items on behalf of the hospital assured the Association that the items to good use. He said the Veronica buckets would be placed at the vantage points of the hospital to stop the spread of the virus by helping individuals visiting the facility do effective hand washing. Dr.Atuguba said the hospital has only 10 personal protective equipments which he said is adequate.
He therefore appealed to government for provision of more personal protective equipments for the front line health professionals.
Togbui Kojo Azagba, the 4, of the Mepe traditional area urged his subjects and Ghanaians to take seriously the advice of health professionals regarding the coronavirus.
He said they are embarking on an education campaign via radio stations and other information platforms to educate the inhabitants on the dangers of the virus.
Togbui Azagba, the 4, appealed to his subjects to practice good health inspired measures being practiced in the two lockdown cities of Ghana and take the necessary precautionary measures to enable the disease to be eradicated from the surface of the earth.