COVID-19: HASMAN Technical Services Supports Noguchi Medical Research
Accra, April 7, 2020 – Hasman Technical Services Limited (HTSL), a Ghanaian-owned company providing world-class technical services to the Power Generation and Oil and Gas sectors, today presented a cheque for One Hundred Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC 100,000) to the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR).
The donation is to support the institute to enhance its testing activities in Ghana’s fight to manage the New Covid 19 pandemic. Since Ghana recorded its first case of New Covid 19, NMIMR, Ghana’s leading biomedical research institute, has been the receiving point and testing of samples from health institutions in the country and the sub-region.
The cheque was presented by the Managing Director of Hasman, Mr. William Andoh Wood and was received by the Director of the Institute, Prof. Abraham Kwabena Annan.
Hasman Technical Services Limited (HTSL) has been in operation for the past 6 years and has been delivering world-class services in new unit construction and installation, project planning, operation and maintenance and facilitating project commission among others to clients.
Presenting the cheque, Mr. Wood said, the company considered the critical and sensitive role that the institute was playing in the fight to manage and control the pandemic which prompted the decision to support the institute to continue its service to the country and to humanity
“Your team at the institute put your lives at risk considering the highly contagious nature of New Covid 19 to support the country to manage this disease and we commend your effort”, he said.
He said Hasman is a homegrown company that cares for the community in which it operates. “Our company remains committed to caring for our communities and also delivering quality services for the benefit of our clients’ businesses to impact Ghana’s economy and its development.
While wishing the institute well in its endeavors, he appealed to society to abide by the directives outlined by government and health professionals to help control the pandemic for a return of the social and economic life of the country.
Professor Annan on his part thanked Hasman Company for the donation and said such support from companies confirms that society appreciates their work and will encourage them to do more for society.
About Hasman Technical Services Limited
Hasman Technical Services Limited (HTSL) is a Ghanaian-owned firm providing top-notch Energy Services to the Power Generation, Oil and Gas sectors of the economy. The company was founded in 2014 and has successfully delivered services to various clients.
Our mission is to contribute to the stability in the production and profitability of businesses nationwide which will, in turn, lead to an increase in the Gross Domestic Product of the country.
Since its establishment in 1979 in honour of the renowned Japanese scientist “Dr. Hideyo Noguchi,” the NMIMR has gained global recognition as a leading biomedical research institute in Africa, building capacity for prevention and control of endemic diseases, as well as emerging and re-emerging diseases, in Ghana and the West African sub-region.
The Institute has been a leader in providing an effective diagnosis of infections including HIV/Aids, H1N1 Pandemic Flu, LASSA fever, Yellow fever, and Ebola Virus Disease among others. This achievement is made possible through a dynamic relationship established among local researchers, technologists, students and health professionals working together in research networks with our external collaborators.
The NMIMR is the Flagship for health research at the University of Ghana, and it is committed to making significant contributions to the growth of the University by strengthening research as its strongest pillar.