GCB Bank, in partnership with the Global Outreach Consortium, a non-governmental organisation, has donated medical items and equipment worth GHȼ 28,850.00 to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
The items include ultrasound transmission gel, respironics, paediatric airway circuit, urine transfer straw, ice packs, chemo spill kits, theatre light handles, limb restraining product, hemi-knee brace, absorbent pad, blankets, water jugs, bedpans, lead jacket, neurosurgery equipment among others.
The items will be distributed to various units in the hospital, namely Anaesthesia, Laboratory, General Surgery, Orthopedic, Plastic Surgery, Urology, General and Radiology.
The Managing Director of the Bank, Mr Anselm Ray Sowah, together with Dr Priscilla Vandyck-Sey, the Executive Director of Global Outreach Consortium, made the presentation to the Chief Executive Office of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Daniel Asare.
Mr Sowah said the items were to support Ghana’s premier medical institution.
He also thanked the Global Outreach Consortium for partnering with the Bank to provide critical equipment necessary for the delivery of efficient and effective health care.
On behalf of the Global Outreach Consortium, Dr Vandyck-Sey expressed gratitude to GCB Bank for its support towards this good cause.
Dr Asare, on behalf of the hospital, expressed gratitude to both Global Outreach consortium and GCB Bank.
He also appealed to the Bank for financial assistance to help revamp the wards towards the hospital’s centenary anniversary celebration in 2023.
Dr. Asare gave assurance that the hospital would strengthen its business relationship with the Bank.
Earlier this year, GCB Bank partnered Global Outreach Consortium to organise the Restoring Hope Outreach programme, in which some doctors from the USA and Germany performed surgeries in some communities like Labadi, Ridge and Korle-Bu.