Management and Staff of CalBank, one of the leading financial institutions in the country have responded positively to calls for assistance for frontliners in the novel COVID-19 fight, by donating some Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to the Tamale Teaching Hospital.
The items namely gloves, face shields, surgical masks, hand sanitizers, disinfectants and disposable gowns which were secured from contributions of staff of CalBank are meant to aid in the management of COVID-19 cases at the facility and the country.
The donated items also include Nurse caps, antibacterial liquid soap, infrared thermometer guns, gaggles and rubber boots.
Presenting the items to management of TTH, Tamale branch Manager of CalBank, Abdulia Yahaya Andani said the donation was driven by the core value of responsibility and the banks’ culture of giving back to society.
He indicated that, Calbank was also aware of calls to help resource the front line medical staff with PPE as they work to combat the deadly corona virus in the respective healthcare facilities.
Yahaya Andani assured clients of the bank’s efforts at providing incentives to ease their financial burdens following the adverse impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
He urged Ghanaians to adhere religiously to the hygiene and safety protocols put out by the health Ministry and to also take advantage of the available electronic banking platforms for their banking needs.
Receiving the items, Chief Executive Officer of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, Dr. Abdul Kareem Mumuni, thanked CalBank for the kind gesture which he said, will go a long way to help the facility in managing the COVID-19 cases under their care.
He said the donation will motivate staff to put out their best in caring for patients at the facility and urged other organizations to support the hospital in the fight against the novel virus.
Source: Edward A. Ken-Zorre | www.diamondfmonline.com |Ghana