Indigenous Oil Marketing company, GOIL Company Limited has presented personal protective equipment (PPE), Veronica Buckets, and disinfectants to the Ashaiman Polyclinic in support of the government’s efforts to stem the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The items, valued at GH₵20,000 comprised Veronica buckets; medical overalls; 2000 pieces of hand sanitizers; 5 pieces of face shield; 500 pieces of surgical nose masks; 500 pieces of medical gloves; paper towels, and 10 gallons of liquid soap.
This follows an appeal from the Ashaiman Polyclinic to GOIL for support, which was promptly responded to by the Oil Marketing Company in accordance with its commitment to promote the safety of frontline workers.
The company has already made similar donations to other institutions in Accra and Kumasi, since the coronavirus disease broke out.
The Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, the 37 Military Hospital, and the Ghana Private Road Transport Union have all been beneficiaries of GOILS gesture of donating to fight COVID-19
The company has also donated an amount of GH₵200,000 to the National COVID-19 Fund to support government’s efforts in combating the disease.
Presenting the items at a brief ceremony at the Ashaiman Polyclinic, the Public Relations Manager of GOIL, Mr. Robert Kyere said the company recognized the remarkable role of all frontline workers in the fight against the coronavirus disease, hence its decision to offer them support.
“We are here as part of efforts to assist frontline workers to perform their duties, safely, and to ensure that whatever they do, they do not fear being contaminated,” he stated.
Receiving the items on behalf of the hospital, the Head of the Ashaiman Polyclinic, Dr. Mavis Opong-Addoh expressed appreciation to GOIL for the gesture, describing it as the “right donation at the right time.”