Ntiamoah Foundation in partnership with Ghana Hope Foundation (USA) and Newmont Akyem Mines, have presented seven containers of medical equipment, supplies and consumables to the New Abirem Government Hospital. The items worth 1.3 million dollars comprised an operating light set and tables, delivery beds, E.N.T chairs, beds and mattress, wheel chairs, examination gloves and tables, and hundreds of medical consumables.
Others were digital mammogram machines and work station, rolling tools, cryostat machines, E.E.G machines, laboratory equipment, ultrasound machines, washing machines and many more. At the presentation, Dr. John Neeld a Director of Ghana Hope Foundation, said the foundation would continue to honor its promise to the hospital and other health facilities in the district by supporting them with their needs to effectively function.
He promised to bring medical personnel to assist the health practitioners at the facility to deliver healthcare to people in the district. He also urged authorities at the facility to put the items to proper use. The Executive Director of Ntiamoah Foundation Mrs. Mercy Quansah Ansah who received the items and further handed them over to the hospital commended Ghana Hope Foundation and Newmont Akyem Mines for their collaboration and reaffirmed their continuous support to the hospital. She revealed that some of the medical items would be sent to the Community Health and Planning Services (CHPS) compounds in the various communities within the district to relief the pressure on the hospital. The District Chief Executive for Abirim North District, Mr. Paul Aboagye Dadzie, thanked the donors for the support. He commended the doctors and staff of the hospital for their commitment to duty and asked them to take proper care of the equipment.
The Medical Superintendent of the hospital, Dr. Alex Osei–Bonsu, received the items on behalf of management and staff of the hospital. He expressed the gratitude of the staff and management to the donors for their numerous supports that had sustained the hospital and other health facilities in the district. He promised that the items would be put to good use to save lives.