3Foundation, Herona Company donate medical equipment to health facilities
Media General’s 3Foundation and Herona Company Limited, suppliers of medical equipment and pharmaceutical products on Friday, May 15, 2020 donated medical equipment and devices to the Greater Accra Regional Hospital, Ridge, and the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The two organisations had earlier made a donation to the Ho Teaching Hospital in the Volta Region.
The items donated to the three institutions worth about GH¢600,000 included; surgical and examination gloves, umbilical cord clamp, mother-baby identity bracelet, ward screen four fold, specimen container, kick buckets, baby weighing scales, infrared thermometers, disposable gowns with face masks, infusion stands, spraying machines, suction machine, ambu bags and oxygen mask pvc.
Other items were shoe covers, caps, stool and urine containers, patient monitors, electronic spraying machines, nebulisers for asthmatics, stretcher beds, ward screens, vaginal speculums, and Sphygmomanometers (Reister).
Commenting on the motive for the donation, Major Rtd Christine Oko, the Director of Herona Company Limited, said “the donation is one of the series of activities we have partnered with 3Foundation to undertake. We are all aware of the difficult times we find ourselves in at the moment and we have come to the aid of these medical facilities with these items to contribute our quota to the fight against this pandemic. During the lockdown, we partnered with 3 Foundation to feed over 4,000 people in the nation’s capital”. `
Mr Chris Koney, the Group Head of Corporate Affairs, Media General, who represented 3 Foundation spoke about the need for everyone to come on board in order to win the fight against coronavirus.
“As they say, united we stand and divided we fall. This is the time to get everyone to come out to help in various ways be it sensitisation, observing the protocols, supporting the needy and frontline staff to enable them to execute their duties diligently”, he added.
The 3Foundation is the sustainability and corporate social responsibility management structure of Media General.