The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research on Thursday 16th March, 2017 donated to the children’s ward department at the university of Ghana Hospital.
The donation was the first of its kind by the Institute to the hospital to show love to the children at the ward.
The Institute Administrator, Mr. Okyere Boateng presented the items on behalf of the management and staff. He mentioned that the items were bought from proceeds of contributions of staff during last year's carols festival organized at the Institute. He said it was meant to support the pediatricians and nurses towards the efficient running of the ward at the hospital.
Mrs. Philomina Ofi Duah, the Chief Nursing Officer who received the items on behalf of the staff of the ward was very elated. She said they are overwhelmed by the gifts. “Having thoughts of children at the hospital whiles you are outside is worth mentioning, children are the apple of God’s eye and thank you for remembering us" She added. Mrs. Duah asked the good Lord to replenish and bless all staff of the institute. She hoped that this will be the beginning of more to come.
Rev Seth Asamani who was part of the delegation also prayed with family and children at the hospital for a speedy recovery.
Among the delegation also, were the staff welfare executives. The items donated included cups, diapers, wipes, bowls for sterilization, gloves, spoons , buckets and disinfectants.
Staff of the ward and delegation from the Institute in a group photograph.
Dr. Samuel Adjei Welfare Chairman presenting the items to one of the mothers at the ward.