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14.05.2007 General News

¢65.8m worth of medical supplies for Zabzugu Clinic


World Vision - Ghana has presented a large quantity of medical supplies valued at ¢65.8 million to the Zabzugu Poly Clinic in the Zabzugu/Tatale District of the Northern region.

The medical supplies included haemostatic forceps, maternity kits, emanation gloves, surgical towels, washing basins and extension sets.

Mr. Richmond Apotiga, Programme Officer for Sponsorship of World Vision-Ghana who made the presentation to the clinic said the medical supplies were donated to complement government's efforts to reduce the incidence of maternal and infant mortality rates in the district.

He said World Vision-Ghana would continue to donate such medical supplies received from its donors to the health sector to cater for the health needs of the people.

Alhaji Yakubu Bukari, Zabzugu/Tatale District Chief Executive commended World Vision for coming to the assistance of the assembly by providing boreholes to some of the communities facing water problems.

He said the medical supplies donated would go a long way to improve upon health delivery in the district.

Mr. Jagri B. Mohammed, MP for the area commended World Vision for its numerous interventions in the health sector in the district and urged other organizations to emulate the organisation.

Mr. Emmanuel Maweh, District Director of Health Services called for inter-agency collaboration to support the health sector to provide quality health delivery and appealed to the people to register with the National Health Insurance Scheme.

Source: GNA