The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS)yesterday donated personal protective equipment to the Ghana Health Service to fight the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The items included gloves, surgical masks, protective gowns, single-use disposable, non-woven material, resistance to fluid, glasses: Clear rigid plastic, eyes front+ sides protection worth CHF23, 397.00.
Presenting the items, in Accra yesterday, the President of GRCS, Mr Kwame Gyimah-Akwafo said the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent solicited support to assist the various national societies to help combat the spread of the deadly pandemic.
The Director-General of Ghana Health Service, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, receiving the items thanked the GRCS for the gesture and promised to use the items for its intended purpose.
Dr Kuma-Aboagye said the fight against the pandemic needed inclusive support and urged Ghanaians to continue observing the safety etiquettes.