Wife of the Vice President, Matilda Amissah-Arthur has called on corporate entities and philanthropists to help solve societal problems that exist in their various areas, especially health related issues ,adding that the Ministries have a tall list of responsibilities, so the need for them to contribute and give back to society.
She made the point on Monday when she donated quantity of medical equipment and supplies to three hospitals in the western valued at millions of cedi’s. ,thus the Juaboso Hospital in the Juaboso Bia District in Sefwi Juaboso , Bibiani Government Hospital in the Anhwiaso – Bekwai Disrtict, Sefwi Wiaso Municipal hospital , Methodist Primary School in Dwinase in the Sefwi Wiaso Municipalityin the Western region.
Donating the Equipment’s in the various District and municipality’s Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur called on the administrators and staff of the hospital to take very good care of the equipment’s so that it can last.
In her presentations in the various hospitals Mrs. Amissah-Arthur commended the hospital and staffs for the good job that they are doing and encouraged them to do more to ensure quality healthcare for the country, especially managing childhood illnesses and also discuss sanitation issues with them.
Mrs. Amissah-Arthur said her vision is simply to help in her own small way so as to put smiles on the faces of the children, and that is she has taken it upon herself to do this donations and also help raise awareness about the critical maternal issues in the country, especially maternal health for children and their mothers in the country.
Personally, she is someone who has been working hard by going round the various regions in the country to contribute her quota to the improvement quality health care delivery in the country through her own initiative, especially working to increase access to quality maternal and infant health services in Ghana.
Through her interventionist programs in the area of health care delivery, Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur took the opportunity to educate mothers on the need to seek early maternal health care before their time in order to avoid complications which would lead to maternal deaths and other factors associated with it.
Earlier on the same day the Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur for her passion in helping the needy as well as for providing social services for deprived communities especially children presented library books and a set of computers and two laptop computers to the Methodist Primary school in Dwinase in Sefwi Wiaso in the Sefwi Wiaso Municipality of the Western Region.
Mrs. Matilda Amissah Arthur, a Professional librarian over the years has made constant effort at seeing that children, not only enroll, but also read and complete school and prayed that God will continue to assist in the noble venture.
Donating the books, the Second Lady called on the teachers and pupils to make good use of the books by reading as a learning tool to aid the children and called on the Head master and teachers of the school to help the children to use the books so that it would enhance their academic performance.
The chiefs and elders in the various areas that she made the donation took the opportunity to thank her for her kind gesture especially in the area of providing resources for quality health care delivery and the supply of educational material in the country and urged her to continue with her good works.
She was accompanied by the regional Minister Hon Paul Evans Aidoo and the deputy regional Minister Hon Kow Gyan
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