By EBO HANSON
Two philanthropists have presented medical equipment and food beverages worth GH₵ 50,000 to the maternity ward of the Maamobi Polyclinic to mark their birthdays. The Chairman of JL Properties, real estate company, Dr. James Orleans-Lindsay and the Managing Director of Kenon Properties, Mr. Kenneth Nyarko, said the donation was in response to an appeal made by the management of the hospital for support. The items included photo therapy machine, neutralizer, and pulse oximeter, 200 packs of assorted food beverages and bottled water.
Presenting the items, Dr Orleans-Lindsay said God had been good to them and their corporate entities especially, providing them with good health and life hence the need to also support the hospital to provide quality health care to others. He urged other organizations and individuals to help in providing medicines, medical equipment and other related accessories to support various health facilities across the country to ensure that Ghanaians benefited from the quality health care. He appealed to the hospital authorities to institute stringent maintenance to protocols to ensure that both the items donated and those already in their care lasted longer and benefited more people.
Dr. Orleans-Lindsay further asked the hospital authorities not to hesitate to approach them whenever they needed any assistance of any kind.
The Head of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of the Polyclinic, Dr. Mustapha Kamali, who received the items said the equipment had come at the right time because of the polyclinic was in dire need of those items. He stated that the items, especially the clinical ones, would go a long way to help the facility to provide effective health care to patients who patronized the polyclinic. He commended the donors for their kind gesture and urged other public-spirited individuals and organizations to emulate the gesture