Ghana Baptist Convention receives $1.1m medical items from Global Medical Aid

Ghana Baptist Convention receives $1.1m medical items from Global Medical Aid

Publiceret dato: 
29.12.2019

The Ghana Baptist Convention (GBC) has taken delivery of a large quantity of assorted medicines and other medical supplies from the Global Medical Aid to support health service delivery at the Baptist Medical Centres across Ghana.

The donation of the medical items worth over 1.1 million US dollars according to the Executive President of the Ghana Baptist Convention, Rev. Dr. Ernest Adu-Gyamfi was made possible by Ghana’s Ambassador to Denmark, H.E. Mr. Amerley Awuah Asamoa who recommended the Convention to the Global Medical Aid.

The items which include some specialized drugs for mental patients, hypertensive patients, as well as Bendroflumetiazid Alternova 5mg, Bendroflumetiazid Alternova 2.5mg, Hydroxocobalamin Alternova 1-mg/ml 5×1 sol f inj, Paracetamol Orifarm 500mg were paid for by the donors. All the medicines and their contents including the expiring dates were properly examined by the Director of Health Services at the Ghana Baptist Convention, Rev. Dr. Stephen Kwaku Fokuoh before distributions were done.

Speaking in an interview with a section of the media at his office in Accra, Rev. Dr. Adu-Gyamfi said “what we have here is the fourth of medicines that we have received from Global Medical Aid; and this consignment is to the tune of 1.1 million dollars to support our medical services”.

The Global Medical Aid led by Mr. Hans Frederik Dydensborg, the Executive President indicated had already supplied the Ghana Baptist Convention with a one 40 footer container of electronic hospital beds and they are also supplying them with items for a complete Eye Clinic.

The medical items are being distributed to the Ghana Baptist Convention’s Medical Centres in Ghana namely; Nalerigu Baptist Medical Centre in the North East Region, Sandema Baptist Medical Centre in the Upper East Region, Nvilenu Baptist Medical Centre (Nzema) in the Western Region, Abuakwa Baptist Medical Centre, Asokoro Mampong Baptist Medical Centre in the Ashanti Region, Calvary Charismatic Baptist Medical Centre at Atwoma Mim and Calvary Baptist Medical Centre at Gyenyase.

Rev. Dr. Adu-Gyamfi hinted that the Convention apart from the supply to all the Baptist Medical Centres has ma